Breath Alcohol Test costs and appointments

Test Costs

There are a number of different factors that influence the cost of the Breath Alcohol Test, these include:

  • Whether you book an appointment at a Drug Testing Clinic or opt for the mobile collection service
  • If the Breath test is to be performed in isolation or in combination with another service
  • The number of drug test donors that you wish to be tested in one booking

The cost of one individual booking a Breath Alcohol test is from £130 + VAT.

Depending on the factors listed above, the cost of commercial testing for multiple employees can be as little as £40 + VAT per person.



The Breath test can be used to determine the presence of short term alcohol use in the workplace and can provide evidence that an employee was under the influence of alcohol during working hours.

Each Test Donor is legally identified at the appointment, breath samples are then collected and results recorded.

The Breath Alcohol test is performed under strict chain of custody protocols by fully trained and certified Sample Collection Officers. The test is available at some selected Crystal Health Drug Testing Clinics or via the mobile collection service.

If you are a commercial organisation and considering implementing a testing programme that requires Breath Alcohol testing, please call 0800 988 7107 to speak to a Clinical Advisor who will outline the options available to you.

This will include the option of utilising a drug testing clinic for off-site tests, or a sample collection officer attending your facilities to perform on-site drug testing. Alternatively, request a commercial drug and alcohol testing quote.

Private individuals can also book this Breath test and attend a Drug Testing Clinic. However, the limitations of this alcohol test must be taken into consideration and subsequently this test may not be suitable for you depending on your circumstances.

Our Clinical Advisors will guide you through the entire booking, appointment and drug testing process and will answer any technical questions you may have.




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