The law on the sale of self-testing kits for HIV within the UK (HIV Testing Kits and Services Regulation 1992) was changed on 6 April 2014. It is now lawful to sell and advertise the sale of HIV self-testing kits in England, Scotland and Wales.
As of November 2015 CE marked self-testing kits are available on the market.
This document is intended for:
- individuals considering purchasing an HIV self-test kit for personal use
- clinicians and other healthcare workers
- those working or volunteering for non-governmental organisations involved in HIV prevention