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Home testing | Covid-19 lateral flow device (LFD) testing information | Birmingham City Council

Key announcements

Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. It’s important to stay cautious and help protect yourself and others. Please continue to follow national government advice. A heat-health alert has been issued by Public Health England. Follow our advice on dealing with a heatwave.

Home testing

Twice weekly lateral flow testing kits are available for free in England.

Order your tests

Each pack of tests contains seven tests. You can order one pack per household each day.

Who is service is for:

You can only use this service if:

  • you do not have coronavirus symptoms 
  • you live in England
  • you’re 18 or older
  • you have not been told to self-isolate
  • you cannot get tests from your work, school, college or university (ask them for rapid lateral flow tests)

If you’re ordering for another household, for example a relative in your bubble, you should:

  • do it separately from your household order
  • use their contact details

Order by phone:

If you cannot order online, call 119.

Lines are open 7am to 11pm and calls are free.