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Mobile testing units travel around the UK to increase access to coronavirus testing. They respond to need, travelling to test essential workers if they or someone in their household is symptomatic. The UK Government testing programme in Scotland is additional capacity to supplement NHS testing which prioritises Health and Social Care staff.

New units are being brought into operation each day. There are now two in Highland, currently based in Broadford and Thurso. There is a drive though facility based in Inverness.

The self-referral and employer referral test booking routes are available for England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Check the link here to find out who is eligible to be tested in Scotland. If eligible to be tested, you can select a regional test site drive-through appointment or home test kit.

You can apply for a coronavirus test via this link.

More information is available on the following websites:

Are you an essential worker? You can now book a test online. Tests are available for you and people in your household if anyone in the home has symptoms. Don’t delay – tests are most effective within 3 days of symptoms. Book a test: