There are many reasons people need to get a private drug and alcohol test. They are usually not available in the NHS.
Employment drug and alcohol testing and for legal purposes such as family courts. These are usually chain of custody drug tests.
Some embassies ask for a drug test before issuing a visa
Pre-marriage drug testing
Personal reasons such as testing yourself before an official drug and alcohol test
Proof of abstinence: typically testing once every few weeks or once per month to prove that a person is staying off drugs and/or alcohol
We aim to take to make the process of getting a drug and alcohol test as easy as possible.
This website is designed like a shopping site on which you can order a drug and alcohol test by clicking on the appropriate icon and making payment online .
You can then go to the laboratory to give the sample.
All our tests are processed by The Doctors Laboratory which is fully UKAS accredited.
Alternatively, there are also some drug and alcohol tests that you can do at home and post to the laboratory for testing. These tests have the red postbox icon.
The laboratory is located in Central London on Wimpole Street and is a 5-10 minute walk from Oxford Circus and Bond Street tube stations. We will send you a map with directions once you have ordered your test.
Laboratory opening times are 7am-7pm Monday - Friday, and 7am - 1pm on Saturday. All tests, except for chain of custody tests, can be done on a walk-in basis once they have been ordered online.
Results are sent by e-mail.
Confidentiality is guaranteed. Results are not shared with others including your own GP unless you ask us to do so.