Free STI Testing

September 18, 2023

Free STI Testing

If you think that you have an STI, the best thing to do is get tested. This is vital before you have any sexual activity. There are various avenues to get free testing for chlamydia, gonorrhoea and some other STIS, including HIV.

Before you buy any Gonorrhoea or Chlamydia treatments please do test yourself using these services if available to you.

Sexwise is run by the Deparment of Health and is a free portal of information and links to free testing.

Where to order free STI testing kits and find other free online services.

National or multi-area services

​​​​​​ offers free home testing kits for chlamydia and some other STIS, including HIV. The service is only available in participating regions of the UK and may have age restrictions. Visit to see if you can order a kit. 

SH:24 is an online sexual and reproductive health service delivered in partnership with the NHS. It provides free sexually transmitted infection (STI) test kits, chlamydia treatment, contraception, information and advice 24 hours a day. Clinicians are available to answer your questions about sexual or reproductive health. Free STI test kits are available in participating regions of the UK.

THT is a national HIV and sexual health charity. They offer free chlamydia tests by post and HIV self tests and self sampling kits in participating regions of the UK.

Virgin Care offers free home testing kits for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV and syphilis for people over 16 in various regions of the UK

After Testing - What now?

After you have tested and if positive, you can now request your treatment to manage or clear you symptoms.