BioSURE – The 15 minute test you can do at home

Fastest at Home provided by The Terrence Higgins Trust – This is a 15 minute test which you can do at home and don’t have to send a blood sample back

In order to order a free test from the THT you will need:

  • A mobile phone (it doesn’t have to be the latest smartphone, the THT will send you a text message, so even an older phone is fine)
  • A working SIM card and know your mobile number (you will get a verification code)
  • Mobile coverage, so you can use your phone to receive your verification code text message
  • Internet access on the phone (you will be sent a link to tell the THT your test result)

The test kit that THT use is the BioSURE test, you will find further information about the BioSURE link here.

If the THT can’t send you a free kit, you can buy a self-test kit or buy one here for £29.95.

Once you have all of the above, your all set to order your Fastest at Home test kit.

Your HIV home testing kit will be posted to you at the address you provided, if you won’t be home, you can use the Hub Box system.

If getting the test in the post is a massive concern – you maybe able to buy the BioSURE kit from a local pharmacy for around £30

Fastest at Home:
(With added English subtitles for the Hard of Hearing)

Translate into Welsh?
All of the videos on this website are on YouTube, and have English subtitles, simply click on the clog wheel and auto-translate into Welsh. Here’s an example that you will see:

(And take off the cap, put the red pad close to the side of your finger)

Results day!
Once you have received your test kit and you’ve got 15 minutes to yourself. Take a deep breath and open the pack and take your test. The THT would like to know the result of your test.

We will be reviewing this test and providing a BSL version as soon as possible!