London Covid Testing Near Me

PCR Antigen Fit to Fly Covid Testing Near Me London

Our Covid Test clinics are based in London and services clients throughout Central London and the surrounding areas with a selection of Covid 19 testing solutions in our clinic.

Free NHS Covid tests are no longer readily available to businesses and the public here in the UK.

We are able to offer Antigen, PCR, Fit to Fly, and Lateral Flow testing throughout London.

Our Covid Tests are available to individuals, groups or businesses.

Our clinics in London will allow you to book an appointment for a Covid test in person and can get your results within an15 minutes depending on which test you require once your sample has been taken.

Our tests are carried out and supervised by qualified doctors and nurses.

Our Covid Tests Include PCR, LFD RAT Antigen

Our Test Options and Clinics are below

London Covid Testing Near Me - Our clinics are in Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Paddington and Kings Cross London. We offer Covid Tests such as Fit to Fly and Rapid Antigen Lateral Flow Device (LFD) that uses lateral flow immunoassay technology to detect the presence of antibodies in human saliva.

Here at Covid Testing, we believe in a future where people feel empowered to make informed decisions about their health. We believe in the power of informed individuals to make the world a better place for themselves, their families and the communities they call home. To book a covid test near me in London choose from one of our 4 locations.

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COVID-19 Testing FAQs

London Covid Testing is  UK Government approved COVID-19 testing provider operating since February 2021, with 5 clinics in London (Fitzrovia, Knightsbridge, Marylebone, Kings Cross and Mayfair).

99% of  our test results are delivered on time for travellers wishing to travel with fit to fly certificate.

We have facilities across the UK and offer hundreds appointments everyday, including  bank holidays and Sundays.

We  also accept walk-ins with out appointment.

Our UK based customer care service team is open 7 days a week to ensure you get your results on time.

We are a leading UK government recognized provider of private COVID-19 tests.

CQC accreditation reference RGP1-13440598911 has been given to our medical laboratory and all partner clinics for the activities listed in the schedule of accreditation.

The test that is most suitable for your travel needs will depend on your destination. Please check our destination tracker or the foreign travel advice website for more details on your destination’s specific entry requirements.

Patients are advised to check 3-4 days prior to travel if new rules or laws have been changed, as many counties update on a frequent basis their entry restrictions.


This test is a 10 minute test that involves a quick swab of the tonsils. The sample is sent to our laboratory were results are processed and ready within 4 /12 or 24 hours.

This test is often used for travel purposes and is accepted in most countries.

Lateral Flow Antigen Test 

This test again is a 10 minute test that involves a swab of the tonsils.

The results are ready within 15-20 minutes however due to issuing a certificate results will be sent out within two hours.

Antibody Test

This test is only accepted by a small number of countries so make sure you are aware prior to travel.

This test is a blood sample that identifies any antibodies of COVID-19 showing that you have previously had the infection.

Both tests tell you if you currently have the virus.

The antigen test is 93.8% accurate and you can get results by 10pm the same day.

The PCR test is 99% accurate but results in 4 or 12/24 hours depending on type of test you purchased

Antigen home test kit

Antigen home test kit results are always delivered within 1 hour after sending your results to the 


Antigen Lateral Flow test

Antigen test results are delivered within 15-20 minutes in PDF format with QR code via email .


PCR home test kit

PCR home test kit results are delivered within 24 hours of our lab receiving your sample.



Emergency PCR: Results in 12 hours 

Standard PCR: Results in 24 hours.

PCR Express You will receive your results within 4 hours of taking your test.

All test samples are analyzed 7 days a week and you’ll get your results as soon as they’re released.

We highly encourage you to make a reservation online and to complete your patient registration prior to your visit.

We also accept walk-ins.

In order to serve you for your visit, all online registration information must be completed before your visit!

This will guarantee you will be seen.

If you need to amend the date or time of your appointment you will need to email  less than 24 hours prior to your appointment.

There are 3 outcomes of your test:

  • Positive – You are infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Please immediately follow PHE England guidance.
  • Negative – You are not infected with the virus. Please continue to take sensible precautions
  • Inconclusive – Typically a borderline positive/negative result. You require retesting.

99% of  our test results are delivered on time. We have facilities across the UK and offer hundreds appointments everyday, including Sundays and bank holidays.

We accept walk-ins.

Our UK based customer care team is available 7 days a week and our laboratory tests 7 days a week to ensure you get your results on time.

Please note that we use an external laboratory for processing all our PCR & Fit-to-fly tests and have no control over their processing times once we have couriered your sample.

Laboratories may need to repeat tests or prioritize other samples which could impact upon the time you receive your test.

London covid testing clinic is unable to provide any compensation for costs you may incur due to delayed results.

Once you book you will receive a confirmation email with all indications on what to do.

Please note you need to fill in our Covid consent form prior to your appointment.

You can access this form through the links that have been sent in the confirmation email.

We collect all data through our HeyDoc  system which is an authorized;  third party patient management system. 

Your appointment shouldn’t last longer than 15 minutes.

You will be invited inside the clinic where a nasal or throat swab will be taken and then analyzed by the laboratory or if Antigen directly in the clinic and you would walk out with your antigen test result in your email in a total of 25 minutes.

Yes, the price for Fit-to-Fly includes the Travel Certificates.

We are on the GOV.UK list of approved providers of Covid testing as METXG Ltd. You can view the list here 


As we are authorized by PHE, DHSC,  and all the laboratories we work with are UKAS approved, our certificates are acceptable for traveling.

Please note all certificates are following the Government’s template.

This is how your certificate will look. If you require, we can add doctor’s stamp and signature.

If you’re doing a PCR test, make sure you don’t eat, drink, chew gum, or brush your teeth at least 20 minutes before your appointment.

This can contaminate the oral swab sample, which may make it necessary to repeat the test and delay the result.

If you are eligible for a flight test and would like your passport number to appear on the certificate, please bring your passport with you to the appointment.

If you have chosen to obtain a travel certificate (i.e. a Fit-to-Fly), you will receive it by email along with your laboratory results depending on the timeframe of the service you have selected (PCR Fit-to-Fly within 4, 12, 24h or Antigen within 15-25 minutes).


With the changing travel requirements due to coronavirus, local governments are subject to change with very little to  no notice.

Please check the government website for the latest updates, including Australia covid test requirements, documentations, and quarantine times.

With the changing travel requirements due to coronavirus, local governments are subject to change with very little to; no notice.

Please check the government website for the latest updates, including US covid test requirements, documentations, and quarantine times.

With the changing travel requirements due to coronavirus, local governments are subject to change with  very little to;  no notice.

Please check the government website for the latest updates, including Japan covid test requirements, documentations, and quarantine times.

If an unforeseen circumstance arises and you cannot attend your appointment, you will have the option to change your appointment, up to 48 hours prior to it, looking for another date on the calendar that suits you better.

The contracted service can be cancelled up to 48 hours before the appointment.

Cancellation of the service will not entitle you to a refund, unless there is a change to the Government restrictions, you may change your appointment until 31 December 2022.

To make any appointment changes, Refunds and cancellation requests must be submitted to and can take up to 21 days to be processed by our dedicated team and for funds to reach your account.

Please note, we can only process refund/changes/cancellation requests submitted via email, not by phone, so please do not call us.


London Covid Testing is a leading testing company offering both in-home and clinic-based testing. Our advanced PCR fit to fly test is the only test available in the UK and Ireland that can be carried out in your home, sent directly to our laboratory and results delivered to you in just 24 hours.

You can now have a convenience of a test that fits in with your busy lifestyle. The Covid Test also provides fast and accurate results that can be used by your doctor or when travelling abroad.

We can also provide a QR code and Covid Certificate.

This advanced technology enables us to offer our tests at the lowest possible price. We aim to make Covid 19 testing more accessible and affordable for everyone.

About us

London Covid Testing in partnership with Marylebone Laboratory.

Marylebone Laboratory and London Covid Testing is Health & Social Care (DHSC) – listed private provider of general COVID-19 testing services.

We comply with all the UK government regulations with respect to submitting results to the relevant Public Health Authority.