Home testing kits
Self-taken samples – urine, vaginal swabs, rectal swabs and throat swabs are available depending on sex and sexual risk.
The home test kit will be sent to a nominated address in a discrete package or envelope.
Please post the samples back to us in the pre-paid envelope, and we will text you your results when they are available.
Please note that home test kits are only available for Brighton & Hove residents with a BN1, BN2, BN3 or BN41 postcode
Home test kits are NOT recommended if you have any symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection.
If you have any symptoms (including pain with sex; testicular pain; new discharge; abnormal bleeding; pain with peeing) or would like to discuss contraception; drugs; alcohol; or have any other concerns please come and see us…. You can book an appointment online, call us or attend the walk-in and wait service.
Please visit our walk-in service at SHAC Central (Morley street), or make an appointment at SHAC East (Claude Nicol Centre) on 01273 523388.
You can request 3 type of packs:
Pack 1 – Urine sample
Used to test for Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea from the penis.
Pack 2 – Vaginal swab
Used to test for Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea from the vagina.
Pack 3 – Multiple sites
Used to test for Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea from the throat/rectum/penis/vagina – recommended for trans people and recommended for men who have sex with men (MSM).