Who can apply for a test?
You can apply for a test if you are:
- an essential worker with coronavirus symptoms (high temperature or a new, continuous cough)
- aged 65 or over with coronavirus symptoms
- someone who cannot work from home and has coronavirus symptoms (for example, construction workers or delivery drivers)
Anyone with coronavirus symptoms can apply if they live with an essential worker, a person aged 65 or over, or someone who travels to work.
You can also apply for a test if you have a clinical referral from NHS 111 online.
To apply for coronavirus testing, please visit www.gov.uk/apply-coronavirus-test if you fall into the above categories.