COVID-19 Testing at Newcastle Airport

Are you departing the UK?

If you are travelling to a destination which requires a negative Covid-19 test certificate, you can book your test here:

*If you are travelling to Jersey, please note that our tests and certificates won’t be accepted until 1st July.

Book Fit to Fly PCR Test

Are you arriving into the UK?

Arrivals from Green List Countries

Passengers travelling to the UK from Green list countries must undertake a PCR test on or before day 2 of their arrival unto the UK. Results are provided by email within 48 hours from receipt at the labs – Samples are couriered twice daily.

*Please note, day 2 tests are non-refundable 

Book Day 2 PCR Test

Arrivals from Amber list countries

Passengers returning to the UK from an Amber list country must self isolate for 10 days, whilst undertaking a PCR test on day 2 and day 8 of their arrival into the UK. Passengers can also undertake an optional Test to Release PCR on day 5 of their return of the UK which reduces their quarantine following a negative result. Results are provided by email within 48 hours from receipt at the labs – Samples are couriered twice daily.

*Please note, day 2 & day 8 tests are non-refundable 

Arrivals from Red List Countries

Passengers returning from Red list countries can find up to date information regarding quarantine and testing using the UK Government Foreign Travel Advice website.

Frequently Asked Questions

If this is the first time you have used this service you may have additional questions. Here are some common questions we’ve been asked with answers to help you.

To find out more about pricing and turnaround times, or further information, please click one of the relevant buttons below:

Pricing and Turnaround Times


Important Information


Green, Amber & Red List Countries

Booking your appointment made easy

If you have been to NPH Group before for other services, please use the email address which is linked to your current record

When the booking screen opens, simply select a date and time and follow the instructions:

1. Please take special care when booking your test date and time.
*It is your responsibility to book the correct date and time of your appointment.

2. Remember to arrive for your test with your booking confirmation and passport.

3. Please avoid eating for an hour or two prior to testing and bring a bottle of water in case you would like a drink after your swab.

4. Your test is carried out by a trained clinician and results sent via email within 48 hours of your appointment date and time (or 1 hour if having an Antigen test).

Special request - please only get in touch via testing@nph-group.co.uk if:

If you need help moving your appointment
If you have a technical issue with booking an appointment online
In the unlikely event that you have not received your Fit To Fly (or General PCR Test Certificate) or Test to Release Certificate within the 48hrs of the date and time of your test appointment

*Please note - We advise you to double check your spam email for your certificate.

Where do I go?

For Fit to Fly PCR and Test to Release, please turn LEFT at the main roundabout at the airport and follow the signs for Premium Meet and Greet (car park height restriction 2.7 metres).

For Antigen testing, please head to the main Airport terminal building, where the facility will be located near the large luggage drop off.

After you enter the barrier for the Premium Meet and Greet building, you will be instructed on what do to next by our friendly airport staff who are there to help you.

Watch our walk-through video for Fit to Fly PCR and Test to Release here:

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