Covid Recovery Certificate for Travel
Have you tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 6 months?
Once recovered, you are eligible for a Covid Recovery Certificate for Travel. For international travel, the Covid Recovery certificate is available 7-10 days after a positive test and valid for up to 180 days from the date of the positive test.
£59 – 6 Hour Service
£79 – 2 Hour Service
- You have fully recovered from Covid-19 in the last 6 months
- Available for all adults and children over 5 years (if you are under the age of 18 a Parent or Guardian must complete the form)
- The Covid Recovery Certificate is available 7 to 10 days after your positive test
- Any vaccination status
What You Need:
- Your positive Covid-19 test date
- A screen shot, pdf, or photograph showing your positive test result
- Passport details
- Debit / credit card
How to get your Covid Recovery Certificate for Travel
Step 1: Complete our Online Form
Complete our simple 5-minute online form. No appointment is required.
Step 1: Upload Proof of Positive Covid Test
Upload evidence of a recent positive test result (PDF, screenshot or photo of your positive test result) and your passport details. We cannot accept photographs of test kits or cassettes.
Step 3: Receive Your Covid Recovery Certificate by Email
Your application is reviewed and if successful, will be signed by a Medwyn Occupational Health doctor. Your certificate will be emailed to you within 6 hours. An optional 2 hour express service is available for £79.
Frequently Asked Questions
A Covid Recovery Certificate states that you have had Covid-19 and have recovered and therefore may have natural immunity from re-infection.
Covid-19 Recovery Certificates enable travel for passengers who have recovered from Covid-19 but may continue to test positive for coronavirus despite showing no symptoms.
If you have not had symptoms for 48 hours, you can apply for a Covid Recovery Certificate from 7 to 10 days. The first day of your symptoms, or the date of your positive test, is considered day 0. Please check your destination country’s requirements at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
This will depend on your destination. Please check your destination country’s requirements at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. Some countries only accept NAAT tests (PCR, TMA or LAMP), while others accept Lateral Flow or Rapid Antigen Tests.
Test results can be a PDF from a private laboratory, or a screenshot of an NHS test result notification with your name, date of birth and test result clearly stated.
We are unable to accept only a photograph of the test cassette as evidence.
All adults and children (over 5) regardless of vaccination status, who have evidence of a positive Covid-19 test result within the last 7-180 days and have fully recovered from Covid-19 are eligible for a Covid Recovery Certificate. Please check your destination country for up-to-date entry requirements at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
Yes – following your recovery from Covid-19 it is still possible to test positive for months.
Your certificate will be emailed to you as a PDF within 6 hours, or 2 hours with our express service. This is during the working hours of 8 am to 8 pm.
Please be aware, if there is a query on your application, such as an incorrect date, or insufficient evidence, this may lead to a delay in the issue of your certificate.
The doctors at Medwyn Occupational Health sign every Covid Recovery Certificate. All of our doctors are registered with the UK General Medical Council. We are a regulated, UK Government approved testing provider.
Yes – QR codes are included on all certificates. This code will contain your patient details and confirmation that your certificate has been validated.
Your Covid Recovery Certificate can be used again and again. It is valid for up to 180 days – please check your destination country for up-to-date entry requirements at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
Due to the ever-changing rules and regulations regarding Covid Recovery Certificates, you should check the entry requirements of your destination country before purchasing a certificate. You can find up-to-date information at: www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
Yes – the Covid Recovery Certificate can be issued to anyone over the age of 5.
Yes – we can issue a Covid Recovery Certificate with a positive Lateral Flow Antigen Test result that is supplied from either the NHS (via an email, SMS or NHS App notification), a private, or international testing provider.
We are unable to accept just the image of a positive lateral flow cassette.
If you are deemed ineligible for a Covid-19 Recovery Certificate by our team, a full refund will be issued.