STI and HIV Home Testing Kits

Confidential and 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 for your Peace of Mind

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, we are here to help you. Remember, most STIs are curable. If you would like, we can arrange for you 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, to help you get the treatment that you need.

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Better2Know: Meeting Your STI Testing Needs

Better2Know is the UKs 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 totally confidentially.

We help thousands of people get tested every year for STIs.  We have a wide range of STIs 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 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 thought through 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 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
  • Discrete Packaging
  • Discrete Billing
  • Return Postage Included**
  • Results Online – Secure Login
  • 100% Confidential
  • All tests Certified and by Urine
  • 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 orRepublic 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 and swab) following our instruction leaflet, and post in 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.