COVID-19 Self Testing London

COVID-19 Coronavirus Testing with DocTap

Please note that we no longer offer Covid-19 PCR tests.

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Covid-19 Tests

Test Price Results
Antibody (IgG) Lab Test £49 + GP consultation fee 1-2 days

Should you prefer a Covid-19 test which is analysed in a laboratory then any of our GPs can take this for you. We offer 2 laboratory tests, one to check for antibodies from previous infection, and one to check for the presence of antibodies in response to the Covid-19 vaccine. Please select Laboratory Antibody Test on the booking page.  The GP consultation fee is payable on booking (typically £59) and the test itself (£49) will be payable in the consultation once you have discussed it with the doctor. Antibody tests check whether you have had the virus in the past, NOT whether you are currently infected. We can only do antibody tests 14+ days after all your symptoms have cleared up.

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Why Choose DocTap Covid-19 Testing?

Widest range of Tests
20+ London clinics
Covid-19 tests from £29
Same day PCR results
Doctor's certificate included
Money back results guarantee
Over 200,000 tests completed
Government approved provider

Frequently Asked Questions


All tests are booked online here. Simply select Covid-19 Coronavirus Test / Fit to Fly.  Then choose the type of test which you require and it will show you all the clinic locations and times you can book

Should you require multiple tests for your trip then please book them all individually.  

Please visit the booking page for a full list of tests, prices and availability.

We charge extra for changing the appointment date/time/location as our prices vary depending on peak times. We can refund in full so long as you have not yet taken the test, but unable to make changes or refunds after you have taken the test. To change or cancel your test please log into your DocTap account. 

Simply book a test for the first member of your party.  Then repeat the process for another test, but on the payment screen enter the details of the second person.  Repeat for any other members of your party.

If you have accidentally booked multiple tests for the same person then don't worry, you will receive an automated email checking that this is what you wanted.  To make a change simply reply to the email with the second person's details. Please ensure we have the correct details before you take your test.

results and certificates

Turnaround times are explained at the time that you book your Covid-19 test.  You will receive your results and doctor's letter by email within the specified timeframe.  They will also be available to download from your DocTap portal at the same time.  We currently offer the following options for results:

  • Antigen fit to fly - 1 hour
  • Antibody (laboratory) - 1-2 days

You will receive your doctor's letter as soon as your results are ready. This will include:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Address
  • Passport / ID
  • The test type. 
  • The date and time that the swab sample was collected
  • The result and date
  • Confirmation from a doctor of your Covid test result and any appropriate actions to take.
  • Doctor's signature and GMC number
  • DocTap contract details and logo

Yes. Many countries require your passport number to be present on your test results certificate. You will be invited to enter your passport number or ID number on booking.  Alternatively, you can enter it at any time in your DocTap portal. It will then be shown on your test results certificate.

To ensure the fastest possible turnaround, your results and doctor's certificate will be emailed to you.  Our doctor's letters are on a DocTap headed document and include the signature and GMC number of our medical director. We have had very few requests for paper copies or stamps.

Should you require one of these then we can arrange it to be stamped or signed at one of our London clinics at no extra charge. If you require this please let us know once you have received your results.  Please allow an additional 24 hours to arrange printing and signing of your certificate.  We only have a limited number of London locations where you can collect a certificate from.  We will be able to advise you on your options depending on the day your results are available.

No. We are only able to issue doctor's certificates for tests which have been booked with DocTap.

test details and timings

When attending your appointment, please bring your booking reference number (in your confirmation email) and official, government-issue photo identification. Your ID needs to match the name that the booking is under.

Please Note: Under 16 year olds must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Both the minor and legal guardian must show a valid ID. 

We offer antigen (lateral flow) tests, but please check the requirements for your destination country as it is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct test. DocTap cannot be held liable if you book the incorrect test.

No. We are only able to offer tests for patient who do not have symptoms of Covid-19. You will be asked to confirm this on booking.

DocTap have selected the Acon Covid-19 antigen (lateral flow) test.  This is available from £24 and is a UK Public Health England (UKHSA) approved antigen test with a sensitivity of 97.1% and a specificity of 99.5% compared with PCR. Many countries accept antigen tests as a condition for entry, and they are significantly cheaper and quicker than PCR.  However, many places still stipulate PCR so check the requirements for your country before booking a fit to fly certificate.

We offer a self-test service only at our clinics. You will receive your results and doctor's certificate by email within 1 hour.

Our experienced healthcare professionals will be able to assist and guide the parent to take a swab from the child.

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