Who can get a free Covid test in the UK

Who can get a free Covid-19 test

Currently people can only get a free NHS test if at least one of the following applies:

  • having a high temperature
  • having a new, continuous cough
  • having lost your sense of smell or taste or it’s changed
  • having been asked to get a test by a local council
  • having takien part in a government pilot project
  • having been asked to get a test to confirm a positive result

Living with someone if they have symptoms.