Test To Release

Get your Covid-19 rt-PCR test result within 24 hours guaranteed, and end your self-isolation early!

Travel Test Package

What is Test to Release?

When entering the UK from a country that is not on the government’s travel corridor list, you now need to self-isolate for 10 days. Test to release is a government scheme that allows you to end your self-isolation early if you present a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test result. Biogroup Laboratory are an approved provider of these tests.
This test must be done at least five days after your arrival to the UK.
You will be allowed to travel to the test centre to take your RT-PCR test.

  • You can consult the government’s list here.
  • For more information click here.

Please note:
You will need a reference number in order to participate in the Test to Release Scheme. This reference number can only be obtained by booking an appointment.

As of February 15th, people travelling to the United Kingdom from outside the Common Travel Area and not travelling from a red list country must:

  • Self-isolate for 10 days;
  • Take a compulsory RT-PCR home test on day 2 and on day 8 of their self-isolation;
  • Follow National Lockdown Rules.

Please see further information here.



Buy and book your RT-PCR test

Before arriving to the UK, make sure to book your RT-PCR test. You will need the booking reference in order to be allowed into the Test to Release scheme.



Upon arriving in the UK, go straight to the place where you will be quarantining. Self-isolate from Day 1 to Day 5.


Get tested

Click here to find the test centre that suits you. Come to the testing site with or without an appointment to get tested.


Wait for your results!

We usually provide results in 12 to 24 hours. Once you receive them and if you are negative, you will be free to end your self-isolation!

Find the nearest centre

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1 Denbigh road
London W11 2SJ

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8am – 6pm

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London W1U 7JB

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42 South Molton St
London W1K 5SL

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46 Great Eastern St
London EC2A 3EP

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10am – 5:30pm

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42 Rosslyn Hill
London NW3 5UH

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9am – 5pm