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Order Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

January 19, 2022 

Order Free At-Home COVID Tests

The federal government released the free COVID-19 at-home tests ordering website on January 18, 2022. The order form can be accessed at COVID Home Tests | USPS.

Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of four free individual at-home rapid antigen COVID-19 tests.


Do I need to pay for anything? No. You will not need to enter your credit card information or pay for any shipping costs.

What if I don’t have internet access? The White House said a call line will also be launched for anyone who cannot place orders online or needs further assistance. As of Monday, the number was not yet available. 

How long will it take to receive the tests? 
According to the White House, tests will typically ship within seven to 12 days of placing your order. The U.S. Postal Service will package and deliver the orders and mail them through First-Class Mail package service. According to USPS, small packages sent through first-class mail take one to three business days to arrive. Shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, and the U.S. Territories and APO/FPO/DPO addresses will be sent through Priority Mail.

An example of the website is copied below.