Immigration DNA Testing Process
DNA Testing for immigration purposes has a strict protocol families will need to follow in order to stay compliant with USCIS and U.S. embassy rules. Getting this part of the process correct can save you time and money.
Below is a brief overview of our easy to follow steps of the Immigration DNA Testing process.
1. The first thing a petitioner should do once they receive documentation from an embassy or USCIS service center is contact an institution like IDTO who offers AABB accredited DNA sample collection services and DNA testing. This extremely important because immigration will not accept DNA tests that are not performed by an AABB accredited lab.
2. Once you have decided on the company that will handle your relationship testing needs. In this case, we will assume that IDTO will be handling your case. One of our trained DNA Testing Experts will schedule your appointment and explain to you in detail the entire process you and your family are about to undertake.
3. Once your appointment date has been set and you have been instructed on what was needed for your appointment. The lab will handle the processing of the request for DNA testing for the beneficiary/s abroad. When the lab has shipped your caseworker that is assigned to your case will contact by either phone, email or text with your shipping details.
4. This process for international Immigration DNA Testing takes an average of six to eight weeks. Please be aware that your case may exceed the average time frame. No lab in the industry can assure you that you will be able to make process move at a faster pace. Embassies control the coordination of the DNA sample collection and therefore the embassy in your country will dictate the speed of this process.
Also, for families who partaking in domestic Immigration DNA Testing process. The turnaround time will be 2-3 business from the time our lab receives all the samples. After the results are complete, your results will be shipped to the requesting immigration institution.
If you should have any further questions you are unsure about with the immigration DNA Testing process? Please contact us today at 877-680-5800 to get all of your questions and concerns answered today.