Drive to Test Centre
Click, Collect, Swab, Drop & Test
All bookings must first be placed online by clicking here
Our test centre is located in Barnard Castle, County Durham, postcode DL12 8BN
The test centre provides immediate access to COVID testing 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
The service is completely self-service. When you make a booking online, you will receive a download link to collection instructions. Test kits are available immediately after purchase.
When you arrive at our testing centre, park in one of the designated COVID testing bays. Collect your test kit from the collection area. Return to your vehicle, and register your test kit online using our website. It is important to register your test kit as it connects your unique test kit number to your personal data.
During this registration process, individuals can add all the required information to be printed on your laboratory certificate to make this a COVID free certificate for travel including DOB, Passport number and the time and date of the test sample. Following registration you will receive an email proof of test for your records.
Follow the simple instructions and take your test. Once complete, deposit your swab into the green returns drop box.
The drop box is emptied a number of times per day, 7 days per week and you can expect results reported via email typically within 24 hours.