COVID-19 testing

With at-home sample collection, delivered to your door

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Warning!

If you feel that you are seriously ill, please seek immediate medical care from a healthcare professional such as your GP or call NHS 111.

If you feel like you are having a medical emergency, please call 999. Signs of a serious medical condition may include severe shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, coughing up blood, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, or persistent vomiting.

How it works

Request Your COVID-19 Test Kit

Your kit will be shipped out by Royal Mail within 2 days of placing your order, if you place your order before 10 am Mon-Fri. If you place your order on a Saturday or Sunday it will be shipped out on Monday for next day delivery. *

Receive Your Box

You will receive your sample collection kit at your door with easy-to-follow instructions on how to collect your sample.

Ready For Pickup

Using the provided, pre-paid return label, post your collected sample back into a Royal Mail priority post box before midday on the day you take your sample.

Get Results

Your sample will be processed by our accredited partner laboratory within 24-48 hours of receipt and you will be able to access your result, take the appropriate next steps, and have access to advice. *

* However due to high volumes this cannot be guaranteed.
To find your closest Royal Mail priority box please visithttps://www.royalmail.com/services-near-you/or use the Royal Mail app
Please do not use any other Royal Mail post box, or your sample may be delayed getting to the laboratory.

Though YOU are providing the sample, binx is here for you!

Our unique service has been designed to protect you, your data, our courier partners, and laboratory partner staff running the tests.
  • We provide access to medical support and are with you all the way through in the event you are positive for COVID-19.
  • Our testing complies with all national laws regarding mandatory result reporting to public health agencies.
Finally, you can rest assured, knowing that these tests do not take away from the NHS stockpile or government efforts and are intended to supplement the national need for testing.
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Our tests

This test determines if an individual is actively infected with COVID-19 and can spread it to others. It uses a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) to check for genetic material (viral RNA) produced by the virus.

COVID-19 PCR

Tests for:

SARS-CoV-2

Who is this for?

The PCR test may be right if you:
  • Currently have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Have recently travelled to areas with wide exposure
  • Have been within two metres of a confirmed case of COVID-19
  • Believe you have been exposed to COVID-19
  • Needs Fit to Fly certificate
£110

COVID-19 Test to Release

Tests for:

SARS-CoV-2

Who is this for?

Those returning from international travel and wishing to reduce the mandatory 10-day quarantine period by taking a 5th-day test within the government-approved Test to Release scheme. You are still required to take a coronavirus test on days 2 & 8 of your quarantine unless you are exempt.
  • Kits are dispatched on Day 4 of quarantine (weekdays only) by Royal Mail Tracked 24
  • If your day 5 is a Saturday-Monday then the timing of this test might not be right for you
  • Results are available 24 hours after your sample has been received at the laboratory
£110
IMPORTANT! You must use a unique email address for each COVID-19 kit you purchase

Frequently asked questions

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
What if I think I may have COVID-19?
How is COVID-19 treated?
What is COVID-19 Antigen testing?
What is Test to Release international travel scheme?
When do I take my Test to Release test?