21st January 2021, 18:29
PCR tests for the purpose of travel will no longer be free for GHA-eligible individuals. The first private travel test will now cost £30 and all tests after that will be charged at £150. A further £30 will be chargeable for the production of the certificate.
Passengers travelling to an airport in England can take a negative antigen test at the COVID Rapid Test facility at the airport, at a cost of £50, inclusive of the certificate.
For further information visit: www.covidrapidtest.gi
Travellers who are travelling to countries, which specifically require a PCR test, should contact the GHA’s Public Health Department by emailing email@example.com with the following information:
Certificates will be issued electronically. Payment details will be provided in the response email to the initial application.
The Government has issued an amended press release saying that students are exempt for paying the fee for travel certificates. The statement explains this applies for the students in receipt of a government scholarship. It says the fee will be waived once.