Renfrewshire Council

Coronavirus testing

Where the nearest NHS and community test sites are for people with coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, how to get a free home test if you have no symptoms.

NHS / Government test sites for people with symptoms

If you have Covid-19 symptoms (a high temperature, a new and continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste), you should book a free NHS test via the UK Government website.

You will have the option to choose any site, but your nearest two in Renfrewshire are:

Glasgow Airport

This is a drive-through-only test centre.

Bridge Street car park, Paisley

This is a walk-through centre, designed to be easy to reach for people without cars. 

For further information on what to do if you or someone in your household has symptoms or tests positive, see NHS Inform.


Get a free coronavirus (COVID-19) home test if you have no symptoms

You can do a free, fast test for coronavirus (COVID-19) at home if you:

  • don't have any symptoms
  • live in Scotland
  • have not been told to self-isolate.

You can pick up a home testing kit from:

  • the Glasgow Airport community testing site (drive-through only)
  • Bridge Street in Paisley (walk-in only)

Or you can order a home testing kit online on gov.uk, which is delivered to you by post.  

You can find out more about coronavirus testing if you have no symptoms on the gov.scot website. 

If you have symptoms, you must self-isolate immediately and book a PCR test through NHS Inform.


Additional testing in Renfrew

There will be a mobile test site at:

Kirklandneuk Community Centre car park
34 Ness Road
Renfrew
PA4 9DE

Friday 4 June - Friday 18 June (except Wednesday 9 June)
10am - 6pm

You can attend this test site if you have Covid-19 symptoms or not. You will take a PCR test.

You should book a free NHS test via the UK Government website in advance.

You can also collect a free Covid-19 test kit in Renfrew.

These are lateral flow test (LFT) kits designed for people who do not have Covid-19 symptoms.

Collect your free kit from:

Renfrew Town Hall
Hairst Street
Renfrew
PA4 8PF

Friday 4 June
Monday 7 June - Friday 11 June
Monday 14 June - Friday 18 June

9am - 5pm