RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Starting today, every home in the United States is eligible to order four at-home COVID-19 tests completely free.

By visiting COVIDtests.gov, you can get the free coronavirus test kits that usually take seven to 12 days to ship through the United States Postal Service.

On the website, you are urged to order the tests now so you have them when you need them.

The orders are placed through the USPS and the form is filled out with a $0.00 total at checkout.

TWO EASY STEPS TO GET YOUR COVID TESTS:

  1. Visit COVIDtests.gov and click on the blue button that says “Order Free At-Home Tests.
Visit COVIDtests.gov and click on the blue button that says “Order Free At-Home Tests.

2. Fill out the form on the redirected USPS page then click “Check Out Now” on the right side of the screen.

Fill out the form on the redirected USPS page then click “Check Out Now” on the right side of the screen.

The website launched a day early ahead of the official launch that was scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 19.

The tests available for order are rapid antigen at-home tests and not PCR tests. They can be taken anywhere and results are available within 30 minutes with no lab drop-off required. The tests work whether you are symptomatic or not, according to the website. Other questions can be answered at COVIDtests.gov/faq.