Please complete ONE purchase for each passenger travelling to the UK. It’s mandatory to take the Day 2 and Day 8 Covid-19 tests after arriving in the UK if you are unvaccinated or arriving from a country whose vaccines/vaccination certification programs are not recognised by UK.
Please note that the UK Passenger Locator Form accepts the Rainbow Labs order number as a valid reference number.
** IF YOUR DAY 5 FALLS ON A SATURDAY YOU WILL ONLY RECEIVE YOUR RESULT ON MONDAY/TUESDAY. THIS IS BECAUSE ROYAL MAIL DOES NOT DELIVER TO US ON SUNDAYS **
IMPORTANT: Please read below information carefully to avoid delays.
Step 1: Order your kit online.
Step 2: Follow the Instructional Leaflet and video to perform the sample collection.
Step 3: Please activate your test kit by clicking here. (Your samples will not be processed if you do not activate your test)
Step 4: Post it the same day into a Priority Mailbox using the pre-paid, tracked return label that is on the back of the box.
SHIPPING: Order before 12 noon to receive your kit the next business day. You will receive your testing kit within 36 hours of your order. Please refer to our Shipping Information.
When you send us your PCR test samples:
Royal Mail 24 hour Tracked return labels are included in all our PCR kits.
Royal Mail delivers your samples to us from Monday to Saturday and does not deliver on Sundays and Bank holidays.
Samples posted to on late Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays will reach us on Monday or Tuesday.
RESULTS: We aim to return results via email usually within 24-48 hours of your test reaching our labs. If your test was inconclusive, we may have to process it a couple of times before we can report it. This can lead to a delay in your results.
In this kit, you will find:
A nasal/throat swab
Prepaid return Royal Mail label
Transport Pouch with Absorbent Pad
White return envelope
This test will not be shipped to your home.
You are not permitted to perform the test within the Click & Collect locations.