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Mandatory Day 2 and Day 8 FAQs

From 15 Feb, it is mandatory to perform two Covid-19 tests after international travel. You’re required to perform a test on or before day 2 for variant surveillance and another test on or after day 8 of your quarantine to check you do not have coronavirus. This mandatory test is for everyone who is arriving to United Kingdom.

If you’ve visited or passed through a country on the red list in the 10 days before arriving in England, please refer to the question: ‘What if I’m travelling from a ‘red list’ country.

If you haven’t visited or passed through a country on the red list in the 10 days before arriving in England, you must:

  • You must have valid reason to travel to UK
  • Take a COVID-19 test and get a negative result during the 3 days before you travel
  • Book and pay for a Travel Test Package, which will includes COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your 10 days quarantine
  • Complete a passenger locator form with details of where you will quarantine when you arrive and the Travel Test Package booking reference number you received once booked.

From 15th February onwards, everyone allowed to travel to England from outside the Common Travel Area who are not travelling from a red list country must:

Please see further information on the government website. If you’re travelling to ScotlandWales or Northern Ireland, you’ll need to follow separate guidelines.

The Common Travel Area comprises the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands. The British Overseas Territories are not included. Further information is on the government website.

A red list country is a country where travel to the UK is banned. Anyone who is arriving in England who has visited or passed through a country on the red list in the 10 days before their arrival needs to follow the UK government’s guidance.

You can receive substantial fines. Please check the government website for further information.

You will be able to book your testing package through us on competitive price once we start booking online. You will get booking reference number by email which you need to fill on your passenger locator form.

Yes, before travelling to England, everyone who hasn’t visited or passed through a country on the red list in the 10 days before arriving must book and pay for a Travel Test Package, which will includes COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine.

When you arrive in England you must go directly to your quarantine location and stay there for 10 days. You can only leave quarantine once you have both received a negative day 8 test result and passed the 10 day quarantine period. Please see further information on the government website.

You can leave quarantine early if you receive a negative test result on or after day 5 through the Test to Release programme. You can book a Test to Release test through our website. 

Even if you test negative through Test to Release and finish your quarantine early, you still need to take your day 8 test.

Yes, you can still leave quarantine early if you receive a negative test result on or after day 5 through the Test to Release programme. You can book a Test to Release test through our website.

Even if you test negative through Test to Release and finish your quarantine early, you still need to take your day 8 test.

Yes, even if you test negative through Test to Release and finish your quarantine early, you still need to take your day 8 test.

If your day 2 or 8 test results are positive then you must quarantine for an additional 10 days from the day you took the test – further advice will be provided with your test results.

If your test shows that you have a variant of coronavirus known as a ‘variant of concern’ you will get an additional call and anyone you have been in contact with will be asked to be tested.

Please see the government website for more information.

There is a requirement by the UK government to conduct genomic sequencing on all positive test results from day 2 tests. This is a very expensive process so increases the overall cost of the testing package.

You can find more information on the passenger locator form on the government website.

When you arrive in England you must go straight to the place where you intend to quarantine. Only use public transport if you have no other options. Do not travel by public transport if you have any COVID-19 symptoms. Please see the government website for further details.

Yes, you are permitted to leave your quarantine location to collect or conduct your COVID-19 test but you are required to return to your quarantine location as soon as this is complete.

For full details of quarantine requirements, please see the government website.

Important note:

Patients must complete the self swab as directed in the instructions inside the test kit. Failure to take a swab as directed, may cause a delay in reporting your result.
Taking a swab on behalf of someone else is a gross breach of the terms of this service.