Departures testing information

Testing for departing passengers

Passengers should check the rules and/or restrictions of the arrival destination country with your airline or tour operator. Some countries require you to carry out a test before arriving and may have local restrictions in place which you should be aware of before you depart.

NHS tests cannot be used for the purpose of pre-departure testing, a private test needs to be booked. The type of test and timing required in which to take the test varies by destination. Please ensure that you confirm the type of test required before booking a test. 

Randox Health BirminghamRandox Health provide PCR and Antigen tests at a convenient city centre location or home tests you can take in the comfort of your own home.

Location: 39 High Street, B4 7SL. (High Street in Birmingham City Centre beside Primark)

This facility operates:

  • Monday and Saturday 8am - 4pm 
  • Tuesday - Friday 7am - 7pm
  • Sunday - closed

You are required to pre-book an appointment via the website and use the code BHX10 to receive 10% off all available tests. Book now.

Covid tests available at Randox Health Birmingham

  • Express PCR (results in 1-3 hours)
  • Same day PCR (results in 12-14 hours) 
  • Next day PCR (results by 23:59 next day)
  • Antigen (results in 60 minutes)
  • At home PCR and Antigen tests

Current testing requirements for flights from Birmingham Airport

Please see our Travel Portal containing all the information you need to know when booking your next break including guidance on the destination you're travelling to.

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