The NHS COVID-19 app is the official contact tracing app for England and Wales and is one of the fastest ways of knowing if you’re at risk from COVID-19. For your vaccination status (England only) use the separate NHS app, go to www.nhs.uk/app
COVID-19 has not gone away, so it’s important to remember the actions you can take to keep yourself and others safe. Everybody needs to continue to act carefully and remain cautious.
Download the app and keep it up to date to receive the latest guidance.
The app uses proven privacy software developed by Apple and Google, designed so that nobody will know who or where you are. You can delete your data, or the app, at any time.
The NHS COVID-19 app features:
Alerts: Find out when you’ve been near other app users who have since tested positive for coronavirus.
Latest information: Find out the latest COVID-19 guidance and know the level of coronavirus risk in your local area.
Symptoms: Check if you have coronavirus symptoms and follow the latest guidance.
Test: Register your results if you test positive.
Available in English, Welsh, Arabic (Modern Standard), Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Gujarati, Polish, Punjabi (Gurmukhi script), Romanian, Somali, Turkish and Urdu.
The app can be used when travelling across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Jersey and Gibraltar, detecting contact tracing app users (regardless of them using different official apps), and alerting them if they have been in contact with someone who later reported a positive test result in the app.
The app has been built in collaboration with some of the most innovative organisations in the world. We have worked with medical experts, privacy groups, at-risk communities and we’ve shared knowledge with the teams working on similar apps in many countries.
The app is UKCA marked as Class I medical device in the United Kingdom and developed in compliance with Medical Devices Regulations 2002 (SI 2002 No 618, as amended).