Test in confidence with Authorised Test to Release provider
No invasive nasopharyngeal swabs, simply spit in the tube
Conforms to health, safety, and environmental protection standards in the EEA
We dispatch the testing kit to your isolation address to arrive on day 5.
Provide a saliva sample in the collection tube and return it to our lab via royal mail priority post box with the pre-paid returns label.
Receive a negative result within 24-36 hours of being received back at our lab and you can end self-isolation.
Before the end of your trip: Check whether the country you are returning from is on the government travel corridor list. If your country is not on the list, order a Chronomics test to release kit. You will receive a unique reference number that can be entered into your passenger locator form.
Day one: Arrive in England from a quarantine country. Go straight to the place you plan to self-isolate. Start self-isolating according to the UK government’s instructions.
Day five: Your Chronomics kit will arrive in the post at your self-isolate address. Complete the kit and return it via a royal mail priority post box the same day.
Day seven to eight: Get your results. If negative, you are to end self-isolation.
No, only specific Test to Release tests purchased through this page may be used. You will receive a unique reference number that must be entered into your passenger locator form.
Test to Release only applies to England. Scotland, Ireland and Wales each have different rules.
With the Chronomics CE marked saliva test, the collection of the sample can be done anywhere - at home, work or in the clinic. Other tests (such as nasopharyngeal swabs) normally require a trained medical professional to administer correctly and are more invasive and painful.
Read more in our blog post "Bringing painless coronavirus saliva testing to our homes".
This test detects the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19, known as SARS-CoV-2, using an RT-PCR method. There are four possible outcomes from the testing:
Our day job is analysing epigenetic data from saliva samples to give actionable health insights. However, we’re currently diverting part of our saliva testing resources to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read more in our blog post "Chronomics: from epigenetics to coronavirus testing".
Yes, our test is fully CE marked.