Coronavirus - PCR Test

Get a PCR test to check if you have coronavirus

You can no longer get free polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests from the NHS.

Instead, you can buy PCR tests from shops and pharmacies, including online.

However, you might be able to get free PCR tests if you’re eligible. Find out who can get a free NHS COVID-19 test and how to get one.

Find out more about coronavirus symptoms, testing and vaccination and how to avoid catching and spreading coronavirus.