Fit to Fly Lateral Flow
Lateral Flow Antigen Fit to Fly Test
Rapid COVID-19 Self-Test
- Results in 15 Minutes
- Easy to Use
- UK Government Approved Test
£4.78 View Product
What does "fit to fly" mean? By taking an antigen test and having the results viewed by a lab, you can be certified as "fit to fly". This will allow you to travel on a flight to or from the UK. You should speak to the airline where you book your flight as to their exact requirements. Typically, you will only be required to test if you are not fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated, you will need a lateral flow test to fly. A rapid antigen test, also known as a lateral flow test, can tell you whether you currently have Covid-19.
What Type of Test Do I Need to Fly?
A fit to fly home test kit currently costs less than £20 through UK Meds. This includes a lateral flow testing kit that will give you results within 15 minutes of use. Thereafter, take a photo of your test result and email it to the provided lab address, and receive an emailed copy of your fit to fly certificate within 60 minutes.
What is a lateral flow fit to fly test?
A lateral flow test for Covid-19 is also called a rapid test, or an antigen test. The "fit to fly" involves a certification letter from an general practitioner stating that you are able to fly. The GP will review your lateral flow Covid-19 test and determine whether you test negative. If so, they will issue a letter stating you are fit to fly. When you buy lateral flow test covid from UK Meds, this certificate can be emailed to you, after you send a photo of your test result to a specified address.
How Fast Can I Get a Fit to Fly Certificate?
When you buy covid test kit from UK Meds, you can receive a result within 15 minutes of using the test. The certificate is generated within 60 minutes of emailing a photo of your test result to a provided address. A doctor will review your test result, and issue a certificate if they determine that you tested negative.
Where to buy a lateral flow test to receive a fit to fly certificate
When you purchase a lateral flow antigen test fit to fly test from UK Meds, you will typically receive the test with overnight shipping. You can see the expected time of delivery as you place your order for the lateral flow test. Once you receive the test, receive your result within 15 minutes and then email the result to the provided email address. A doctor will then review your test and send back a fit to fly certificate within 60 minutes. You can qualify for your fit to fly certificate within 24 hours of placing your order.
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Where to buy a fit to fly lateral flow test online
You can lateral flow test order from UK Meds. We have lateral flow tests, both with and without a "Fit to Fly" certificate letter. If you are flying and are uncertain whether your airline requires a fit to fly certificate, contact them prior to flight. Some airlines only require a negative test result on a lateral flow test. Others may require the test to be reviewed by a doctor, who then issues a letter that you are fit to fly. Both lateral flow tests and testing kits that include certificates are available at the top of this page.
Are lateral flow tests private?
If you are looking for a private lateral flow test, it will depend on your purpose for testing. If you need a Fit to Fly certificate, there are many individuals that must be included in the process (a doctor needs to review your test result to issue the certificate, and an individual at your airline will need to review the certificate to determine you are fit to fly). You can ask your airline whether they store your test results if privacy is a concern.
Many airlines do not require a fit to fly certificate in order to travel, opting to allow you to do a simple lateral flow test prior to flight. If your airline only verifies you have a negative result prior to flight, without recording your test results, then your test result may remain private.
Where to buy antigen tests for travel
If your airline requires a fit to fly certificate, we have those available above for as little as £20. If they only require you to order antigen test for travel without needing a certificate, we have these available for less than £5 a the top of this page.
Home testing kits for Covid-19
How to do a lateral flow test at home? We provide a lateral flow test that can be taken in the convenience and privacy of your home. The test results are near-instant and do not need to be processed by a lab. Lateral flow tests are also called rapid tests because they provide results in less than 15 minutes. Order your kit today and receive overnight shipping -- you can know tomorrow whether you test positive or negative for Covid-19.