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Covid 19 Corona Virus Antigen swab Test

Covid 19 Travel Test in London

Coronavirus Test Certificate for International Travel and Immigration Purposes

In response to the global pandemic, many countries have introduced mandatory  COVID-19 Screening with aCOVID-19 Test Certificate prior to embarking on a flight. If you require certified PCR Swab Testing or Antibody Testing for your international travel, then Medical Express Clinic is there to assist you. 

Travel restrictions differ between destination countries and airlines, however in the majority of cases, a negative PCR swab result is required within 72 hours of travel, and in some cases antibody status is also required. We recommend that patients attend the clinic for a morning appointment at least 2 working days prior to travel, this means that your certificate and results will be with you the day before travel.

Tests provided at Medical Express Clinic

Medical Express Clinic offer you with a choice of tests such as:

  • Coronavirus Testing: A PCR swab test that can check for a current infection via the presence of the SARS-COV-2/COVID-19 virus.
  • The Abbott Antibody Test:A blood test to detect levels of antibodies produced in response to a previous infection with COVID-19.

All tests are validated, CE marked and approved by Public Health England. The clinic is CQC registered with GMC registered doctors signing certificates and we have successfully facilitated hundreds of departures worldwide with a 100% success rate.

In-Clinic‘Fittofly’ Test and Certificate

Our fee of £199 comprises the test fee, for which you will receive a printed copy of your results.

Our additional fee of £50 includes a signed certificate from one of our doctors declaring you as ‘fit to fly’

Antibody testing is less frequently required, but if needed will cost an additional £134.

How to book your appointment

Call us now to book your Coronavirus Test Certificate, so that your clinic appointment can be coordinated with your departing flight time and date, along with your particular travel requirements. The service is available 7 days a week. to give us a call on 020 7499 1991.

Test Certificate

If you need a certificate, a letter will be included with your COVID-19 test result on letterhead paper, signed by the doctor and with the clinic stamp. If the test result is negative, then this means you are fit to fly and you can use this letter to prove your status, as needed.

We recommend that you take a copy, or keep a version of this certificate digitally, as some immigration offices will keep the copy you present them with as evidence of your status.

In-Clinic Covid 19 Test

for Travel Purposes Only - £199

You MUST NOT select this service and attend the clinic if you suspect a current coronavirus infection, or if you have any symptoms of an infection. Please select the Courier Service instead.

We are happy to provide patients in London with an in clinic service for those needing negative coronavirus swab test results in order to travel internationally.

  • Patients should contact the clinic to arrange an appointment to attend the clinic and have our nursing team take their sample.
  • Please note that appointments are not confirmed until clinic staff have been in touch to confirm your time and date.

Results will be available the next working day, and results are stamped by the clinic and signed by the doctor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We strongly advise that you leave at least 48 hours between your appointment time and your flight time; so if your fight is on Wednesday morning, the latest you should look to book your appointment is Monday morning.

In the majority of cases, a negative swab result is required within 72 hours of travel, but this should be confirmed with your airline.

Yes, our doctor can sign a medical certificate declaring you to be free of COVID, which some countries require during immigration. The cost of certification is £50. 

Please call the clinic, as we may be able to expedite your results, however this is not guaranteed, and expedited tests are subject to an additional charge.

Yes, we have performed this service successfully for whole families needing to travel.

Please check with the Border Agency whether a passport number is required on your certificate. If needed, please bring passports for all persons being tested, so that we can note the passport number on your travel certificate.