What is a Immigration DNA Testing in Angola?
DNA testing for immigration purposes is a voluntary genetic testing option that determines the biological relationship between a parent and child (paternity & maternity) or, between siblings (full siblings or half siblings) when the petitioner submits insufficient evidence when filing an immigrant visa (IV) or for a consular report of a birth abroad (CRBA).
Remember, genetic testing does not guarantee visa acceptance.
Angola DNA Testing Options
Legal paternity test provides scientific evidence to determine a biological relationship between an alleged father and child.
DNA test results issued for immigration purposes can serve as legally admissible documentation for child support, child custody, immigration, estate cases, and birth certificate name changes, among other uses.
Maternity DNA Testing
Maternity testing is a genetic test that compares a child’s DNA profile to that of a woman to scientifically determine if she is the biological mother.
Sibling DNA Testing
A sibling DNA test will evaluate the connection between two or more people to determine if they are biologically related as full or half siblings. This test is performed when one or both biological parents are unavailable to be tested.
Grandparent DNA Testing
DNA Grandparent testing compares the DNA between a grandparent and grandchild to scientifically determine if they share the biological relationship claimed.
All DNA testing services we provide are under the strict supervision of our partner AABB accredited testing laboratory.
Luanda DNA Testing Process
- Getting started is simple, upon receipt of your Request for Evidence letter contact IDTO at 877-680-5800 to schedule an appointment.
- After the petitioner’s appointment is scheduled and DNA samples have been collected in the U.S. The laboratory will ship a DNA kit to the U.S. embassy in Luanda, AO.
Once the U.S. Consular officer has received the beneficiary’s DNA kit. The consular officer will contact the beneficiary to schedule your appointment by email.
After the beneficiary’s samples have been collected . The genetic samples will shipped back to the laboratory in the United States.
Upon receipt of your DNA samples by the laboratory the will begin the testing process
Once testing is complete. A copy of your results will be sent to the requesting immigration office and another copy will be mailed to your home.
How much does Immigration DNA testing in Angola cost?
The cost of immigration DNA testing starts at $895.00 and up, DNA sample collection fees are not included in the cost.
Contact our office at 877-680-5800 to learn more about the immigration DNA testing process or to schedule an appointment for the petitioner in the United States today.
Where will my DNA samples be collected in Luanda?
All Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) specimen collection appointments will coordinated by U.S. consular officer in Luanda. DNA collections may take place at the U.S. embassy listed below.or at a medical facility or their choice.
DNA Sample Collections:
U.S. Embassy Luanda Rua Presidente Houari Boumedienne #32 Miramar, Luanda Angola
What method of DNA sample collection will take place?
Buccal cheek swabs are the most commonly used method of specimen collection. The cheek swabs are placed inside your mouth and brush against the left and cheeks for 30 seconds.
How long does DNA results take in Luanda for Immigration purposes?
Turnaround times for immigration DNA Testing purposes is 6 to 8 weeks sometimes longer.
Is DNA testing in Angola mandatory for immigration purposes?
No. DNA testing is not mandatory for Angolan immigrants petitioning for a visa to the United States. However, Angolan immigrant visa applicants may voluntarily undergo DNA testing if the evidence submitted is deemed insufficient by USCIS or the U.S. Embassy in Angola.