Private Covid test Scotland

Book a Covid-19 PCR test in Scotland, visit your nearest Covid test centre and get your results emailed to you.

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Covid test centres in Scotland

Glasgow Argyle Test Hub

Reach Pharmacy, 1094 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8LY

Opening times

Monday 9am–6pm
Tuesday 9am–6pm
Wednesday 9am–6pm
Thursday 9am–6pm
Friday 9am–6pm
Saturday 9am–6pm
Sunday Closed




You can use ScotRail to get to Exhibition Centre Train Station. Our Covid test centre in Glasgow is a short 0.3 mile walk from there. Alternatively, you can use 2 simpliCITY and 100 bus routes from the Argyle Street / Kelvingrove Street stop. Get tested

Edinburgh Newington Test Hub

Newington Pharmacy, 46-48 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JB

Opening times

Monday 8:30am–6:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am–6:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am–6:30pm
Thursday 8:30am–6:30pm
Friday 8:30am–6:30pm
Saturday 9am–6pm
Sunday Closed




Our Covid test centre in Edinburgh is located inside Newington Pharmacy. You can get here by bus using routes 2, 3, 5, 8, 29, 30, 33, 49, 51, N3 and N30 from the Bernard Terrace stop. Get tested

Fast Covid testing in Scotland

Need private Covid testing near me? Get your Covid test kit today.

Pick up your test kit from a participating pharmacy

Select a Scotland test centre

Book your Covid-19 test and select your nearest Covid test hub

Gentle and non-invasive sample collection

Pick-up and drop-off your sample

Visit the Scotland test centre to collect your Covid test kit.

Receive your doctor-signed fit to fly certificate

Get your Covid-19 test result by email

You'll receive your results and doctor certificate tomorrow by 11:59pm.

Important: Do not travel if you have any symptoms of Covid-19 or have been advised to isolate. Please arrange for someone else to collect and drop off your test on your behalf.

Fit to fly certificate included

Looking for a fit to fly certificate in Scotland? We're here to help. Visit one of our two Covid-19 test centres in Scotland for a private PCR test and a fit to fly certificate if you test negative.

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Who can receive a free Covid-19 test on the NHS in Scotland?

Please consult the NHS Inform website for guidance on who is eligible for free Covid-19 PCR testing.

How far away are you from Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports?

Our private Covid-19 test centres in Scotland are within a short distance of two major airports. Reach Pharmacy is just 3.5 miles from Glasgow Airport and Newington Pharmacy is 9 miles from Edinburgh Airport.

Can people outside of Glasgow and Edinburgh still get tested?

Yes. Whether you live in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, or elsewhere in Scotland, our private Covid-19 test centres are available to you.

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Pick-up a test kit from our Scotland Covid hub today.

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