What is a Covid Fit to Fly Test Certificate?
A Covid-19 fit to fly travel certificate is a medical certificate for travel to state that you are negative for Covid-19 and therefore are well enough for foreign travel. Some countries and airlines are now are making this mandatory as part of their Covid-19 immigration processes. For some countries it can also be used to avoid the imposed quarantine rules upon landing.
In the context of Covid-19 a GP will need to verify that you are not experiencing any of the common symptoms of Covid-19 in keeping with UK government guidance and that you have a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test result in order issue a Covid-19 fit to fly travel certificate on this basis.
How can I get a Covid Fit to Fly Certificate?
In order to issue a COVID-19 RT-PCR travel test certificate we would need to organise a Covid-19 RT-PCR test to confirm you do not have the virus before we can issue the certificate. This test can be done in one of our central London clinic locations or at home. All results are available the next day after the sample reaches the lab and results are sent out by email along with all relevant travel documents.
We will work closely with you to ensure we do everything we can to help you to comply with the Covid-19 immigration process of the country you travelling to.
How much does a Fit to Fly Coronavirus test cost?
Our covid fit to fly RT-PCR test is priced at £200 per person. This price is all inclusive of the test itself, the GP appointment (in clinic of by video) and the covid fit to fly test travel certificate.
What are the requirements for coronavirus testing for the country I'm travelling to?
If you are not sure of your requirements for covid testing for foreign travel please visit the UK government for specific advice for individual countries https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice
For details on how to stay covid safe during foreign travel visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus
Who needs a Fit to Fly Certificate?
Fit-to-Fly certificates are required for entry to some foreign countries. Check with your airline before departure to see if a valid certificate will be required to board your plane.
Not all airlines are requiring proof for travel, but your destination may require proof on arrival.
How long is your COVID-19 Fit-for-Travel Certificate valid for?
Your COVID-19 Fit-for-Travel Certificate is only valid for a short time, your airline and destination will have their own requirements. It’s therefore important to check the requirements and take your test within the required time frame before you travel.