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Pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate


Availability: UK women only  UK

Same-day medical fit-to fly certificate, required to confirm that both you and your baby are safe to travel.

No appointment, upload evidence - QR code confirmation - Same-day letter

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Pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate

Pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate

If you’re pregnant and planning to travel by air or sea, you may require a fit-to-fly certificate confirming that both you and your baby are safe to travel.

Our doctors can provide you with a same-day medical certificate that will confirm your due date, and that you are not at risk of complications. No appointment is needed – simply apply online.


What will I receive?

You will receive a verifiable digital PDF letter signed by a medical professional and sent directly to your mobile, containing the following details:

  • Your name, date of birth and passport number.
  • Confirmation of a singleton or multiple pregnancy.
  • Your gestation at the time of departure and return, and estimated delivery date.
  • Confirmation that your pregnancy is progressing normally, that you are in good health and fit to fly.
  • Signature and authorisation by one of our GMC-registered UK doctors.
  • Contact details of ZoomDoc Health with a QR code enabling a verification check.


Important – flying while pregnant

To allow us to assess your condition and issue a medical certificate, we will require the following information:

  • Less than 36 weeks’ gestation (singleton pregnancy)
  • Less than 32 weeks’ gestation (multiple pregnancy)

However, flying while pregnant with any known health issues or complications could put both you and your pregnancy at risk. If you have previously been advised not to fly for any reason, or if your pregnancy is deemed more complicated and high risk, we will be unable to provide you with a letter.

Unfortunately, our doctors will be unable to provide you with a fit-to-fly certificate if:

  • Your BMI is 30 or above at the start of your pregnancy – because there is increased risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT or blood clots) while flying.
  • You are experiencing a more complicated pregnancy with underlying health conditions or risk factors – it’s safer for you to be assessed in person.
  • You have any current or previous history of the following: blood clots or deep vein thrombosis (DVT), high blood pressure, miscarriage after 18 weeks’ gestation, a heart or lung condition, severe anaemia, sickle cell disease, gestational diabetes, epilepsy, pre-eclampsia or a low-lying placenta.

Please note: ZoomDoc Health can complete additional airline or cruise forms, in addition to this fit-to-fly certificate for a fee of £25.


How to get a Pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate online with ZoomDoc

Upload evidence

Upload evidence

Upload by 9pm for same-day service. Complete a short online form and upload your recent maternity notes.

Doctor validates evidence

Our doctors will look over the evidence you provide.

same day turn around

Receive your letter, same day

You’ll receive an email with your letter, with a QR code so they can be verified and accepted worldwide.


What will I need to supply?

To allow us to assess your condition and issue a medical certificate, we will require the following information:

  • A photo of your passport
  • Your gestation at the time of both departure and return
  • Your estimated delivery date
  • Any health or pregnancy-related issues
  • A copy of your recent maternity notes
  • Details of your regular NHS GP (if you have one)


When to test


Unbelievably good service

Unbelievably good service. We had to get a fit to fly note for pregnancy very quickly and after sending over all my partner's pregnancy notes (in Polish!) and doing a questionnaire over the phone it was quickly received hassle free. Next level customer service.
Date of experience: August 13, 2022

Matthew Furniss, GB

Cruise Note

In summary, ZoomDoc saved my butt. My GP refused to write a fit to fly/cruise note for me as they said "I am not indemnified to do it" which was incredibly frustrating as every cruise line requires a pregnancy note so other GPs are clearly writing the notes for women. ZoomDoc had a quick turnaround time and switched the fit-to-fly to fit-to-cruise which was all I needed. No hassle, just great service. THANK YOU x
Date of experience: July 21, 2022

Emily, GB

Very quick and easy service

Very quick and easy service — once I'd uploaded the requested information I received a pregnancy fit to fly certificate within 10 minutes. My email query was answered promptly too. The pregnancy fit to fly certificate was accepted by Jet2.
Date of experience: August 25, 2022

Claire, GB

Quick and easy

I needed a fit to fly certificate for my pregnancy which my local GP wouldn't provide. After I uploaded all my documents/medical history etc. it only took a couple of hours for them to give me the all clear and provide a certificate, even sending an email with advice when on the flight. Would definitely recommend and use again.
Date of experience: December 05, 2022

Emily Voce, GB

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What will happen after I purchase a pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate?

    After purchase we will provide you with your unique certificate booking reference number, which will allow you to upload your medical evidence.

    Once uploaded, our doctors will review your evidence on the same day (between 9am and 9pm GMT, 7 days a week) – they may call you if they have any questions.

    Once validated, we will send your pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate to you by email and SMS.

  • Do I need a fit to fly letter when pregnant?

    If you are more than 28 weeks pregnant then you will usually be required to provide a fit-to-fly certificate for pregnancy by most airlines. It is also important to remember that this type of letter will only cover travel for up to 36 weeks pregnant for single pregnancy, and 32 weeks for multiple pregnancy.

  • How much is a fit to fly pregnancy certificate?

    You can get a same-day fit-to-fly pregnancy certificate for just £45 with ZoomDoc. Our certificates are provided with no appointment needed and delivered same-day between 9am and 9pm.

  • How do I write a fit to fly certificate for pregnancy?

    You cannot write your own fit-to-fly certificate for pregnancy, and must seek confirmation from a licensed medical professional to determine if it is safe for you to travel by aeroplane during your pregnancy.

  • When will I receive my pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate?

    Our team will review your evidence and provide your certificate on the same day that evidence has been uploaded (between 9am and 9pm GMT, 7 days a week).

  • Who signs the pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate?

    Our UK doctors at ZoomDoc Health sign your pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate.

    We are a UK-regulated healthcare service and all our doctors are registered with the UK General Medical Council.

  • What happens if I do not have access to my maternity notes?

    Unfortunately, we are unable to provide a pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate without verifiable evidence that you are receiving regular antenatal care.

    All patients in the UK are provided with access to their maternity notes, which are usually handwritten – or patients may have access to an app that contains the same information.

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We’re happy to help

If you have any queries please check our list of frequently asked questions or get in touch with one of our experts who will be happy to help.

”Our amazing 5-star Trustpilot reviews are testament to the high-quality service that our doctors provide. We know that it is not that easy to access doctors for medical letters, so we have simplified the process. After answering a few simple questions, our team will be able to provide you with a pregnancy fit-to-fly certificate for your holiday or flight. Our pregnancy fit-to-fly certificates are recognised internationally by all airlines, and have QR codes on them to confirm their validity when shown to your airline.“

Dr Kenny Livingstone. GP & ZoomDoc Chief Medical Officer.

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