The Department of Transport are reminding HGV drivers that are travelling to the Port Dover or Eurotunnel to get a COVID test before they reach Kent.
A negative test result will remain valid for 72 hours for entry to France but if you arrive in Kent without a negative test you may risk delays.
Tests side are open 7 days a week including the weekends so it is being advised you get a test before you start your journey.
Please bear in mind:
- 39 Information and Advice sites across the country offer free testing – head to the one closest to you
- sites are open 7 days a week with the majority offering testing between 6am-9.30pm
- 75% of all COVID testing sites can process tests within an hour
- sites near Kent are busy and you may experience delays – you shouldn’t wait to reach Kent to get tested
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