From 04:00 on Tuesday 30 November 2021, fully vaccinated passengers arriving in England from another country must self-isolate and take a pre-booked PCR test before the end of day 2 after you arrive (lateral flow tests will not be accepted). You can leave self-isolation as soon as you receive your PCR test result if this is negative.
Here at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, we want to make taking a test and receiving your results as seamless as possible, so we have partnered with local, Knowsley-based company TAG to provide convenient and efficient COVID-19 PCR tests for passengers who require them. TAG are now based in the terminal, enabling passengers to take their PCR test immediately after arriving, with results available in as little as 24 hours, to minimise time in self isolation.
There are also testing requirements when arriving back in England, that are determined by the destination, or destinations, you have been travelling from. Please consult official UK Government COVID-19 travel advice to determine the current classification of the country from which you are arriving.
Many destinations also require passengers to provide a negative COVID-19 test on arrival. The type of test required for the fit to fly certificate can vary depending on the destination, with many countries requiring you to have taken a test 48-72 hours before arrival.
TAG work with clinical operator Salutaris, who will operate the testing site on our premises, using Source Bioscience as a testing partner. Source Bioscience provide the lab processing and hold all relevant CE certifications and are ISO:15189 accredited.
Why use TAG testing at Liverpool Airport?
- Day 2 PCR and Fit to Fly tests available on site
- Pre-departure Lateral Flow - Rapid Antigen available
- Processed by qualified technician for accurate results
- Approved Fit-to-Fly certification
- Day 8 testing (required for passengers who have not been fully vaccinated)
- Test to release Day 5 available
- Responsive customer service to ever-changing market needs
Please note: Do not use the airport travel testing facility if you suspect you have COVID-19. If this is the case, you must use NHS testing facilities.
Do not confuse the TAG airport travel testing facility with the NHS drive-through testing facility, which is located on airport grounds.
Travellers must not use NHS facilities for travel-related purposes.