Covid-19 Fit to Fly Certificate

Fast results & Fit To Fly certificate in time for your flight.

Getting Ready To Travel Again?

With air travel starting up again you may be planning to take a trip. If so you may be required to take a PCR or Lateral Flow (Antigen) test prior to flying to gain entry to your destination country.


Always refer to government advice and reach out to our expert customer support here if you need help.


What Is A Fit To Fly Certificate?

A Fit To Fly Certificate is a medical certificate issued when you test negative for Covid-19. Our tests are carried out by our trained medical staff and certified by Dr John T Doherty, Consultant Anethetist at Altnegelvin Hospital in Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland.


Which Test Do I Need?

Two types of test are generally used for Fit To Fly certification, PCR and Lateral Flow (Antigen) tests. The type of test you need will depend on your destination countries requirements for travellers from your home country and your vaccination status may also be taken into your consideration.


It is important to understand these testing requirements and regularly  check the government website for updates. It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct tests.

Our PCR test checks for the presence of COVID-19 in your system. The PCR test is the most appropriate during the earliest stages of exposure to the virus (1-11 days). The PCR test can detect COVID-19 even if someone is asymptomatic.

The antigen test works by detecting viral surface proteins via nasal swab testing method. It is a rapid test meaning results are received within minutes.


How Long Before My Flight Should I Get Tested?

Time windows for testing before departure differ depending on your destination country and these can be anything from 24 hours before to 72 hours before. Refer to government advice for guidance on how far in advance of your flight you need a test.

JACE Medical offers rapid test results and certification with PCR results back from 12 – 24 hours and Lateral Flow (Antigen) back within minutes.


Where Can I Get Tested

We currently have test locations in Letterkenny, Bridgend and at Belfast International Airport (at McCauslands).


How Will I Get My Certificate

If you test negative your certificate will be emailed along with your results. Your destination country may require you to carry a print out and it is a good idea to carry several copies.


Tests I Need When Returning To Northern Ireland

You can book your day 2 and day 8 tests with JACE Medical here.


Are your tests recognised by UK, European and US governments?

Our antigen tests are the SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test (Flowflex) from a nasopharyngeal swab. The test is CE, HPRA and FDA approved and has successfully passed required validation checks. It has Relative Sensitivity of 97.1%, Relative Specificity of 99.5% and Accuracy of 98.8%. With specific scope for COVID-19 testing, it is recognised by UK, European and US governments.

Why JACE Medical

  Testing by medical professionals

  Cheapest Antigen tests in UK & Ireland

  PCR Results in 12 – 24 Hours

  Antigen test results in minutes

  Fit To Fly Certification provided

What Our Clients Say

“An invaluable asset to our company providing tests and certification for our staff who travel worldwide on business.”

Philip O’Doherty – Managing Director of E+I

“Quick, friendly and professional would highly recommend.”

Hijjah McMahon

“Fast, efficient and professional service.”

Glenn Thompson

“Fast, flexible, mobile testing, backed up by  first class customer service.”

Declan Gormley – Managing Director of Brookvent

“Would highly recommended this service if needing a covid test, so quick, from first phone call to arrange a test to getting results was less than 12 hours, stress-free, thanks all.”

Clare Gamble Cairns

“Very fast and efficient service. Fantastic, 100% recommend and will be using in future.”

Catherine McFadden

Simple Pricing

Choose to self-administer your test at home, have one of our medical professionals test you at home or at our clinics.

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