immigration DNA Testing In Benin

Genetic Testing For Family Reunification

Since 2004, IDTO DNA Testing Center has been providing Immigration DNA Testing for immigrant families in Benin. This service is for evidence submission to USCIS or the U.S. Embassy. All testing services provided are under the supervision of our partner AABB accredited lab.

To begin the process today, Call 877-680-5800 to schedule an appointment.

What is Immigration DNA testing in Cotonou, BN

Immigration DNA testing is a voluntary option that determines the biological relationship between a parent and child (for paternity and maternity cases) or between siblings (for full or half-siblings) when the petitioner provides insufficient evidence while filing an immigrant visa (IV) application or for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA).

Please note, your decision to undergoing genetic testing does not guarantee visa acceptance.

How The Process Works:

  • Getting started is simple, upon receipt of your Request for Evidence letter from USCIS or the U.S. Embassy. Call 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 lab will ship a DNA kit to the U.S. Embassy in Cotonou.
  • Once the US 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 lab the will begin the testing process
    Once testing is complete. A copy of your results will be sent to the requesting USCIS office and another copy will be mailed to your home.

Lab Accreditation

All DNA testing services we provide are under the strict supervision of our partner AABB accredited testing laboratory. The AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks) is the accrediting body both embassies and USCIS recognize the results from labs hold their accreditation.

Why Choose IDTO

Since 2004, IDTO has been a reliable provider of fast, accurate, and affordable professional DNA testing and sample collection services nationwide. We are a trusted source for accredited genetic testing services among legal and medical professionals.

Benefits of Our Service:

IDTO is dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service. We strive to involve our clients throughout the entire process, ensuring that they are well-informed about the status of their case and not left in the dark during extended waiting periods for beneficiary DNA sample collection appointments.

DNA Testing Options

Paternity Testing

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.

Lab Accreditation

All DNA testing services we provide are under the strict supervision of our partner AABB accredited testing laboratory.

Where will my DNA samples be collected in Benin?

All DNA specimen collection appointments will coordinated by U.S. consular officer. DNA collections may take place at the US embassy listed below.or at a medical facility or their choice.

U.S. Embassy Cotonou

Address: Marina Avenue, 01 BP 2012, Cotonou, Benin

What method of DNA sample collection will take place?

Buccal cheek swabs is the used method of specimen collection at the time of your DNA specimen collection appointment.

The cheek swabs are placed inside your mouth and brush against the left and cheeks for 30 seconds. Blood sample collections are a viable secondary specimen collection method.

Customer Testimonial

Great location and Mr. Harvey was a pleasure to work with! He did everything so smoothly and fast! I strongly recommend going to this place for any DNA testing especially if you need it done for immigration they are very helpful and work with you throughout the process!



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