How to take part in the scheme
Depending on your country of departure, people who have been fully vaccinated with an NHS vaccine, will not need to quarantine on arrival in England.
If you have been in a country or territory on the amber list in the 10 days before you arrive in England you must quarantine for 10 days on arrival.
Arrivals from Amber List Countries
Under the Test to Release scheme you can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. If the result is negative, you can end your quarantine.
To take part in the scheme you need to:
Book a test before you travel to England.
Enter details of your test in the passenger locator form.
You will need to book an individual test for each person opting into Test to Release, including children.
All tests are face to face appointments
Tests are £99 each
Maximum 48 hour result turnaround *All turnaround times are not guaranteed, please see T&Cs for details