Report your lateral flow device (LFD) test result

Report your coronavirus (COVID-19) test result every time, whether it's positive, negative or void.

Thank you for taking a lateral flow device (LFD) test. Reporting every result helps to give a better picture of the level of coronavirus in the community.

If you work in healthcare, social care or the NHS

You should report your result through the NHS Scotland portal if you work in:

  • healthcare
  • social care
  • the NHS

You should then take a screenshot as proof of your negative test result.

If you register for an account on the NHS Scotland portal, it'll save time when reporting future results.

If you are visiting a care home

You should report your result through the NHS Scotland portal. You should then take a screenshot as proof of your negative test result.

If you register for an account on the NHS Scotland portal, it'll save time when reporting future results.

Everyone else

If you don't work in health or social care, you should report your result on the UK Government website.

When you've reported your result, you'll receive a result confirmation.

If you receive a positive LFD test result, you must self-isolate immediately and book a PCR test within 48 hours.

Coronavirus testing helpline

If you can't report your result online, phone the free coronavirus testing helpline on 119.

If you have symptoms

If you have symptoms of coronavirus, do not use a LFD test. Self-isolate immediately and book a PCR test instead.