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Order Chlamydia Test Kit

You can order free Chlamydia home screening kits here. Please note that free test kits are available for people aged under 25 living in West Berkshire, Wokingham and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Kits will test for both chlamydia and gonorrhoea.

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Don’t live in one of these areas?

If you live in Slough, Bracknell Forest or Reading please see the clinic finder to locate your nearest Sexual Health Service where a full range of STI testing is available.

Aged 25 or above?

Please see the clinic finder to locate your nearest Sexual Health Service where a full range of STI testing is available.

What does the chlamydia test involve?

The recommended tests for chlamydia are simple, painless and generally very reliable.

They involve sending a sample of cells to a laboratory for analysis. You don't necessarily have to be examined by a doctor or nurse first and can often collect the sample yourself.

There are two main ways the sample can be collected:

  • using a swab – a small cotton bud is gently wiped over the area that might be infected, such as inside the vagina or inside the anus
  • urinating into a container – this should ideally be done after at least one or two hours since you last urinated

Men will usually be asked to provide a urine sample, while women will usually be asked to either swab inside their vagina or provide a urine sample.