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Day 2 PCR Test
Day 2 PCR Test
Day 2 PCR Test

Cov Guard

Day 2 PCR Test


Product Information

  • Home PCR test for International Arrivals who are not fully vaccinated
  • UK Gov listed provider. Global business & international sports teams’ provider
  • Simple, stress-free booking, kit delivery, swab sample and fast results
  • Supported by award winning 24/7 customer service team of executive assistants
  • Buy your priority 'red carpet' Day 2 home test service now

Order now and use the CovGuard order number beginning COVGU followed by seven numbers as the official booking reference on your UK passenger locator form.

Each traveller who is not fully vaccinated must place a separate order. 

How CovGuard's 'Red Carpet' Arrival Testing Service works? 

Order Test and use the official order number received at checkout and by email to complete your passenger locator form.  We then send you via Royal Mail 24 your Day 2 test kit to the comfort of your accommodation to arrive on or before day 2.

If you order before 12pm your kits will be shipped same day for next day delivery. If you order after 12pm on a Friday, a weekend or bank holiday they will be shipped the next working day.

If you need additional expedited service, please contact our customer service team at

Perform and activate the test following the easy kit instructions. Activate it online. Return the sample to our lab with the return Royal Mail 24 postage label included. For speed, use your closest Royal Mail Priority post-box.

Receive day 2 results we securely email you your result. Usually available within 24 hours of receipt of your sample at the lab*. Your certificate will advise your next steps depending on the result.

If you need any help at all email 


Additional Information 

Multiple Orders

If you are travelling in a group where this is more than one traveller who is not fully vaccinated, please place a separate order for each person travelling in your group. Each separate order number will be your booking reference to include on each person’s passenger locator form. 

Who is this test package for? 

  • Travellers who are not fully vaccinated
  • You must take these tests on or before the 2nd day after you arrive in England.
  • You must book this test before travelling back to England, as you will need to include the booking reference number on your Passenger Locator Form

What does the traveller have to do?

We advise you to order no later than 2 working days before UK arrival.  You then need to take our Covid-19 PCR test on or before day 2 after international arrival.

What is included in our Day 2 Test Package? 

The test is contained in an easy to receive through your letter box package.  

Easy to follow instructions covering collecting the swab sample, how to activate your test, how to safely return a sample, how to test a child.

Kit contains Throat/Nasal swab, clear plastic bag with absorbent sheet, sample tube filled with liquid, security seal sticker, grey postal bag, return packaging with RM tracked 24 return labels. 

Delivery to your specified shipping address. Delivery of your sample to our lab with prepaid RM tracked 24 return labels. 

The PCR-RT test is processed by our government listed lab. If you test positive the lab undertakes additional testing on our sample to identify the precise Covid-19 variant. 

Results are reported to PHE by our laboratory and following your kit activation by email.  

Access to our award-winning customer service team who will happily help you solve any issues. To serve you quickest we recommend you contact us by email on 

How accurate is the test? 

98% sensitivity, 100% specificity and 98.8% accuracy.

 CE marked assay, UKAS accredited private provider. 

What are the current rules for entering England? 

* After receipt of your sample at our lab we aim to report your result between 4pm-10pm the day after receipt. This is achieved in the majority of cases. On rare occasions, due to the very high-quality standards needed to be met, sample processing needs to be repeated and that can result in reporting the following day.


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