Confidential, discreet service

Better2Know is the UK’s largest private provider of sexual health testing services. Our home sample collection service is discreet and confidential. We send you a kit in plain packaging in the post for you to collect your samples in the comfort of your own home. If you would like to go to a clinic then please click here to find the clinic nearest you.

Fast, accurate results

We understand how worrying waiting for STI results can be. We have the fastest results times. You can log in at any time to see your results securely online. All of our tests are CE marked, tested in a CPA accredited laboratory and reviewed by medical experts. When you are worried about your sexual health, getting tested will help you to get the best possible care.

Highest quality of healthcare and clinical standards

Your test will be performed in our CPA accredited laboratory, which has the highest clinical standards. You can rest assured that your results are accurate. Better2Know has a team of leading medical experts in sexual health who review our combinations of tests and who can advise you if you have any questions.

Advice, prescriptions and referrals personalised for you

If you test positive for an STI then do not worry, the team at Better2Know is here to help you. Remember, most STIs are curable. You can choose to speak to one of our doctors about your results. They can arrange a prescription or, depending on the infection, refer you to the next step, helping you get the treatment that you need.

5 Simple Steps

  • 1 Buy your test online.
  • 2 Receive it in the post.
  • 3 Provide a sample.
  • 4 Free return postage to the lab.
  • 5 Check your results securely online.

Better2Know: Meeting your STI testing needs

Better2Know is the UK’s largest private provider of sexual health testing services. We have a home sample collection service and a UK wide STI testing service in clinics. Whichever of our services you choose, your results will be delivered to you fast and with complete confidentiality.

We help thousands of people get tested every year for STIs. We have a wide range of STI tests to choose from and fast test results.

Better2Know has a first class medical team who can advise you on any aspect of your sexual health. If you are worried about your results then you can speak to one of our doctors over the phone or at one of our clinics where you can receive specialist advice when you have your results. Our team can also help you with a prescription / referral or can send you any medication that you might need in a plain package in the post.

Our medical team have carefully designed the combinations of STI tests in our home sample collection screens so that you can rest assured you are having a selection of tests that has been medically thought through. If there are any specific STIs that you would like to be tested for please phone us to order your test. We are here to help you.

All of our customers who responded to our survey said that our services were good or very good and would use Better2Know for their STD test again. Further details of our survey can be found on our blog.

All of our tests are CE marked and your home sample will be tested in an accredited laboratory, so you can be assured of accurate results. Look for the CE mark and accreditation when buying your home sample collection STD test.

If you test positive, we can schedule an appointment with a private GP at one of our clinics nationwide.

  • Same day dispatch*
  • Quick and reliable results
  • Discreet packaging
  • Discreet billing
  • Return postage included**
  • Results online – Secure login
  • 100% confidential
  • All tests certified
  • All tests carried out by a CPA Accredited Laboratory***

*Applies to orders placed before 4pm Monday to Friday

**Within the UK and Republic of Ireland

*** Our partner laboratory works to International Standards, all our home sample collection tests are CE marked, and the laboratory has received accreditation for its analysis work and its data security. You can rest assured that your STD test will be tested accurately and quickly with excellent security over your results.


Clinical Pathology Accreditation (UK) Ltd: Standards for the Medical Laboratory incorporating ISO 15189: 2007 CPA Reference Numbers: 1953, 1954, 2625, 2647, 2828, 2895.


Information Security Management System: ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Certificate number: IS 562072

Better2Know is certified to the International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2008.


Our home collection sample tests are suitable for delivery across the world, but return postage will have to be paid by you if you are not in the UK or Republic of Ireland. If you are in the United Kingdom and would prefer to visit a doctor, please click here to be taken through to our private STD clinic service. If you are in the Republic of Ireland please click here to visit our Irish STD home testing page.

Going to a clinic to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases can be embarrassing and time consuming. Better2Know’s Home collection service gives you the option for fast, confidential results at home. The process is simple. Purchase a test here and we will post you a sample collection kit. Just collect the appropriate sample(s) (blood, urine, swab) following our instruction leaflet, and post back to us in the prepaid envelope provided**. An e-mail will be sent to you when your results are ready, and log into our secure website for your results. If you are positive, we can arrange a consultation with a private GP and a prescription. To learn more about the process, please click on How It Works.

You can get tested for many common STDs and STIs including Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, HIV and Herpes. If you are looking for complete peace of mind, we offer a sexual health screen that checks for all of these and more.

  • Urine Only Tests

    Chlamydia Test - £30.00
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    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Test - £45.00
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    Comfort Screen
    Chlamydia Gonorrhoea Herpes Ureaplasma Mycoplasma Gardnerella and Trichomonas
    - £149.00
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    Swab Tests

    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Test
    (throat swab)
    - £45.00
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    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Test
    (vaginal swab)
    - £45.00
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    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Test
    (rectal swab)
    - £45.00
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    HPV - Human Papillomavirus
    (vaginal swab)
    - £99.00
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    Blood Tests

    HIV Test - £65.00
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    HIV 5th Generation Test - £80.00
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    Herpes Test - £70.00
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    Combined Sample Tests: Blood, Urine and Swabs

    Wellbeing Screen
    Chlamydia Gonorrhoea and HIV
    (blood and urine)
    - £99.00
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    Peace of Mind
    Chlamydia Gonorrhoea and Syphilis
    (blood and urine)
    - £99.00
    More Information |

    Full Screen
    HIV Chlamydia Gonorrhoea Syphilis Hepatitis B Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
    (blood and urine)
    - £199.00
    More Information |

    Confidence Screen
    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea (Urine, throat, rectum) HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
    (blood urine throat and rectal swabs)
    - £249.00 More Information |

    • Delivery Time

      Orders placed before 4pm will be dispatched on the same day and should arrive the next day. Orders placed at the weekend will not be dispatched until Monday. Please only order one test at a time or dispatch maybe delayed.

    • Need to see a doctor?

      If you'd prefer to talk to someone before deciding which tests to have done, we can arrange for you to see one of our doctors.

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