Fit to Fly COVID Test FAQ's

We have outlined a list of some of our most frequently asked questions regarding our Saudi Visa Medical.

How do I book a Fit to Fly COVID test?

You can book a PCR test by getting in touch with us today.

Contact Us

Telephone: 0207 727 7627

Email: info@harleymedic.co.uk

How long does a fit to fly test take?

A fit to fly certificate for COVID-19 usually only takes 5 to 10 minutes to administer.

Can I use an NHS test for travel?

No, you cannot. These tests are not recognised by international border staff or airlines. You will need to have a private test administered. The NHS tests are designed for people that show symptoms or believe they have come in to contact with some who is COVID-19 positive. It is a misuse of government testing to use the NHS test for your travel. For travel you require a PCR test that is stamped and signed by a verified lab and doctor, not an NHS test.

I require a negative Covid-19 swab test within a specified time-frame. How can I get this?

Really simple, just book your test with us online or over the phone. We will then advise you on the time period to come in and get you a certificate before you travel.

How does a Covid PCR Test work with Harley Medic?

We offer in-clinic testing. This means you have to come to one of our clinics based around the UK. A health professional will then administer the test and we will get the certificate to you by email. 

When will I get my results?

You will get your results the next day before 11:00 pm.

Where can I take my test?

We have over 20 different clinics across the UK. Find the closest one to you by booking a test online or alternatively contact us by phone to book in over the phone.

How do I take my sample?

One of our specialist health care professionals will administer the test for you. That way it will be much more accurate and you won’t have to worry about taking the sample the wrong way.

Where do I take my samples?

Your sample will be collected by one of our members of staff at the clinic you attend and sent to a lab for analysis.

What type of test is it?

The main type of test required for travel its a PCR Test. We offer these tests at our approved labs.

What if I require tests for multiple people?

Great, just give us a call and one of our representatives will be happy to help. If there is a large group of you we may be able to offer a discount.

Can my passport number or other information included in a doctor's letter?

Sure, just contact us with your special requirements for the fit to fly covid test and we can arrange this as per your needs.

What information will be on my test results or doctor's letter?

The certificate will show the time you took the test, your full name, your test results, the accredited lab and other information is also on the certificate.

What dates will be shown on my results?

The date you took the test and the date test was analysed.

Can I collect my sample kit in advance to have it tested later?

Yes, please contact us specifically over the phone to arrange this.

What identification do I need?

Please bring a copy of your passport so we can take down the information for the certificate.

Can I get a certificate without a test?

No, you have to undertake a test to get a certificate.

Please can you advise me on the Covid-19 policy for my particular airline or country?

Yes, we can, we are the first company in the world to create a fully extensive list on all the different requirements for travel during the pandemic. Scroll up and search for your countries fit to fly covid test requirements.

I need my fit to fly certificate to be signed, can you do this?

Yes, all of our certificates are stamped and signed.

I live outside of London. Can you post me a kit?

Yes, we can. Just call us to arrange this and it depends on our capacity for postal.

What does a PCR Test involve?

The test involves taking a nasal/throat swab. These are then sent to a UKAS accredited lab for analysis where they amplify the result to see if you have COVID-19.

Are there additional fees for the certificate?

No there are not. All of our fees are transparent.

Can I get tested if I have symptons?

What are the requirements for a Saudi Business Visa?

  • Visa authorisation/Invitation letter
  • Completed application form. Download application form here
  • Passport
  • 2 passport photographs (recent and taken against a light background)
  • UK Business Letter

What are the requirements for a Saudi Temporary Work Visa?

  • Visa authorisation
  • Completed application form. Download application form here
  • Passport
  • 2 passport photographs (recent and taken against a light background)

What are the requirements for a Saudi Family Visit Visa?

  • Visa authorisation
  • Completed application form. Download application form here.
  • Passport
  • 2 passport photographs (recent and taken against a light background)

What are the requirements for a Saudi Work Visa?

  • Passport
  • 4 passport photographs (recent and taken against a light background)
  • Completed Application form. Download application form here
  • Electronic Power of Attorney
  • Copy of Company Visa Block
  • Copy of Employment Contract
  • Copy of relevant qualifications for role being taken up
  • Copy of CV
  • Legalised medical

What are the requirements for a Saudi Residency Visa?

  • Visa authorisation
  • Passport
  • 2 passport photographs (recent and taken against a light background)
  • Completed Application form. Download application form here
  • Copy of sponsor’s Igama
  • Legalised medical report (for all applicants over 15 years of age)
  • Copy of marriage certificate for the spouse of the sponsor
  • Copy of long birth certificate for sponsor’s children (if applicable)

How long does the medical examination take?

The medical is normally completed in 45 minutes

What documents can you legalise?

We can legalise a wide variety of documents for use in any country. Documents that we are asked to legalise typically include marriage certificates, birth certificates, company registration certificates and qualifications. Please call for further information as the process for legalising documents depends on the type of document and the country in which they are to be used. We offer a Express Legalisations Service where speed is of the essence.

Are you able to assist with preparing and legalising documents for medical licensing?

Yes, we are able to legalise the various documents required by overseas medical licensing authorities. Please call for further information.

How quickly can you translate and legalise documents?

We offer an express and a standard speed of service for translation and legalisation of documents. Please call for further information.