Ask for a test to check if you have coronavirus

If you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), anyone can ask for a test to check if you have the virus.

If you are NOT an essential worker: apply for a test by going to https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test

If you ARE an essential worker: apply for a test by going to https://self-referral.test-for-coronavirus.service.gov.uk/test-type

  • For a drive-through test, you or someone you live with must have a car to get to a regional test site.
  • Home test are available but demand is high – you may need to try several times – early morning is usually better
  • Remember to select ENGLAND as your country!