Book PCR Postal Test

3 pm is the default time set above as this is the time Royal Mail aim to deliver to all urban areas in the U.K. Your test may arrive by 4pm if you live in a rural area. Royal Mail operated Monday - Saturday only. You cannot order a test to arrive on a Sunday. Find out more on

PCR Postal Tests are available up until 30th June 2021. The tests are designed to provide evidence of test being undertaken within 72 hours of travel and for the general public to purchase for other reasons outside of travel.  


It is your responsibility to check you are not only booking the correct COVID test but also ensure you leave enough time to get the results before you fly. The COVID testing service is operated by TAC Healthcare Group Ltd and Southampton Airport is not responsible for any results of testing. Please check the link below to check which test you require for the destination you are flying to. 

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