PCR Test & Travel Certificate

  • Fastest turnaround in the West Midlands. * Same-day Results

  • CQC registered Clinic & GP led service

  • Your PCR certificate will be signed by our GP

  • Government & NHS Approved, CE Marked

  • Approved COVID-19 testing supplier of the Chinese Embassy

Travelling Out of the United Kingdom

Standard PCR with Medical Certificate for Travel

Price of test£99

When will I get my results?Results by Midnight next day

Why use this test?

An RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID19) with a certificate you will need for travel

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Express PCR with Medical Certificate for Travel

Price of test£149

When will I get my results?Results available by Midnight

Afternoon appointments in Liverpool results by 4pm next day.

Just morning appointments in Leicester.

Why use this test?

An RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID19) with a certificate you will need for travel

*For same day results please book your appointment before 6pm.

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Super Express PCR with Medical Certificate for Travel

Price of test£199

When will I get my results?Results available within 6 hours from appointment.

Why use this test?

An RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID19) with a certificate you will need for travel

*Our Super Express Service is not available after 6pm.

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Antigen Test with Medical Certificate (Lateral Flow Test) DO NOT USE AS DAY 2

Price of testFrom £30*

When will I get my results?Results available within 3 hours if in clinic test and within 24 hours if postal test

Why use this test?

Checks for viral protein can be used for entry into some countries (please check prior to booking this test)

Also known as a lateral flow test

Quick and easy and can be self administered at home

Medical Certificate with GMC registered doctors signature issued valid for travel

Please see Returning to the UK section for Day 2 Testing

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Get your PCR Swab Testing & Travel Certificate at our Birmingham-based Clinic

In order to stop the spread of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), many countries require tourists entering to prove that they don’t have coronavirus.  This is done by taking a PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) Swab Test from the deep throat and nose to detect the actual virus.

These tests have to be processed by an UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) approved laboratory for them to be considered valid by the destination country.  These laboratories are also used by the NHS and Public Health England.

Once the results are processed our GMC registered doctor will issue a signed medical certificate and a laboratory certificate which is valid for travel. The PCR Certificate will allow you to be admitted on the plane by most airlines. To date, we have had NO traveller refused travel based on our tests or certificate. 

We offer a PCR Testing with Travel Certificate service in Birmingham, Leicester and Liverpool. Additionally, we also offer the COVID-19 Proof of Recovery Certificate.

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When should I book the PCR Covid-19 Test before my flight?

The time of booking varies and is dependent on the country of travel.   While most countries are happy to accept our certification when boarding your flight or landing at the destination others will require you to submit the PCR certificate prior to travel.

We would urge all travellers to check with the appropriate countries travel information to ensure that they are compliant with the countries entry policy.

If you are unsure when is the best time to book your COVID19 PCR Test then do feel free to call us on 0333 772 1999 or email hello@midlandhealth.co.uk and one of the team will be sure to help.

People traveling with a PCR certificate

How long will it take to receive my results and PCR travel certificate?

Express and Super Express Testing Services

As the fastest provider of PCR testing across Birmingham and the rest of the West Midlands, we provide a reliable and quick service so that you can attend you urgent matters overseas. You can either book your Express PCR appointment before 6pm and have the result the same day, or book a Super Express test and have the result by 15:00 the same day (appointments before 12:00) - or within the next 3 hours after doing the test (appointments from 12:00 to 18:00).

The price of our express testing service is £199. You get the results & PCR Medical Certificate the same day if you book your appointment before 12:30.

What information do I need to provide?

This is a very important part of the process – the details you provide us for the test and certificate HAVE TO MATCH your passport details.  Please check that you provide us with:

  • Correct Title
  • Full Name (as shown in passport)
  • Date of birth
  • Home address
  • Mobile phone number
  • E-mail

We advise it often best to send us this in an email so that there is no room for it to be spelt incorrectly. We also do recheck these when you come into the clinic for the test.  

How will I get my PCR Certificate?

Your certificate and laboratory result will be sent to you in a PDF format via email. Our team works round the clock in evenings and weekends to process these. This is to ensure we can deliver on our promise of getting your certificate over to you in time for your travel. We advise you to print it out prior to your flight and also keep a copy in your email records.

If there are any issues, you can contact our team on 0333 772 1999 or email hello@midlandhealth.co.uk and we will aim to sort your issue as quickly as possible.

What will the test be like?

  1. Book in an appointment with one of our friendly nurses and GPs.
  2. Pick a time slot that fits with your own schedule. 
  3. Get the test done at our clinic. The PCR antigen COVID19 test is performed by taking a nasal and pharyngeal (back of the throat) swab which is then placed in an appropriate container.
  4. After the swab has been taken our courier takes your swab to one of our UKAS approved laboratories in London and the Midlands to process your sample.  Once the sample reaches the laboratory it is “signed in”.  Your details are checked and your PCR swab is placed in an “assay” for antigen testing.  The process is overseen by a virologist to ensure regulations are met. 
  5. Wait for your results. We will send you a certificate as a PDF to the contact details that you have provided. The results will be with you before midnight.

Home Testing PCR Test Kit

This is Midland Health’s Express Courier Service, we deliver a self-test kit to your door (please allow at least 24 hours from booking to receiving). The kit confirms to the same UKAS standards as our clinic testing but can be carried out at home by the patient.

After booking online – our courier will deliver your test the same day, once you’ve carried out the test you can use the prepaid tracking service to deliver the sample to our UKAS approved laboratory who will aim to process it within 48 hours of receipt.

This test is most suitable for those that may be isolating, housebound or need a result in a more generous time frame. We offer postal testing for international arrivals and they will receive test kits the next day.

The Price is £129 which includes :

  • Courier delivery service to your address
  • Full testing Kit from a UKAS approved laboratory with instructions
  • Prepaid tracking service to the laboratory
  • Email-based result service

+++Please note for those patients who want time-critical results, please book via our Clinic service where our trained professionals will take your test and ensure delivery and processing at our UAKS approved laboratory++++.

For clinic bookings please use this link.

Helping you travel securely across the globe

At Midland Health, we provide a variety of COVID-19 tests for travel that have been successfully used by travellers both leaving and entering the UK throughout the pandemic. Our COVID tests for travel have been accepted in countries such as:

  • France
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • Portugal
  • Greece
  • China
  • The USA

Test Locations

  • Edgbaston

    Midland Health,
    Highfield Clinic,
    23a Highfield Road,
    Birmingham, B15 3DP
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  • Leicester

    Midland Health,
    Ophelia House,
    41E (Rear) The Parade,
    Leicester, LE2 5BB
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  • Liverpool

    Midland Health,
    The Park Hotel,
    Dunnings Bridge Rd,
    Liverpool, L30 6YNA
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Cornavirus Test FAQS

The certificate will include the key information below.

  • Your name, date of birth, home address.
  • What date the sample was taken
  • Covid19 status (which should hopefully be negative)
  • Dated signature from a GMC registered Doctor
  • A copy of a laboratory report.

YES – our PCR assays can be performed within 1 to 2 hours HOWEVER in order for us to perform a test, have a courier take it to a laboratory and then process a result and certificate, we would allow between 6 to 7 hours to give a comfortable margin. If you are in a situation where you need an urgent test then please do call us to discuss this at the soonest opportunity.

Yes, we test all age groups and the cost of the test is £185 for adults and children.

Yes, once the results are available, you will receive a certificate that you can use to be admitted in the countries you want to go to. We send your result to your email address. You can further print it and present it to the airlines. Alternatively, some of them accept digital proof but you need to check with them beforehand.

Yes, we offer the option of self-testing kits sent through the post. Most of our clients prefer having the test done at our clinic in the presence of our medical professionals. Our postal PCR test kits are priced at £129.

We send your results to our UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) approved laboratory where the tests are analysed. These laboratories, as well as the Abbott COVID-19 antibody test, are also used by the NHS and Public Health England and their accuracy levels are very high. The test has received the CE mark which means that it is in line with the EU safety rules.

Given the current situation, the list of countries that you can travel to is updated on a regular basis. It is best to go on the Government website in order to fully ensure that the destination you want to travel to allows visitors.
Man waiting to fly after getting their PCR test results.

A PCR Test is able to identify whether you have the virus at the moment of testing. It looks for the DNA of the virus itself.

You do not need to bring anything with you to your appointment. A Fit For Fly Travel Certificate for airlines will be issued the following day by midnight when we receive your results back from the lab. Please ensure that you are wearing a mask all the time during your visit and only those with an appointment for the test attend the clinic. Please only arrive 5 minutes before your appointment slot.

The tests offered by the government are not for travel purposes and they do not provide a fit-to-fly certificate. If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, please visit the Government site to get more information about their testing.

To meet the UK government’s criteria for being fully vaccinated, you must have completed a full vaccination course with one of the following approved COVID-19 vaccines at least 14 days before travelling to the UK:

  • Oxford/AstraZeneca
  • Pfizer BioNTech
  • Moderna
  • Janssen (single dose vaccine)
  • Sinovac-CoronaVac
  • Sinopharm Beijing
  • Covaxin

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