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US Embassy Guyana DNA Testing For Immigration Purposes

IDTO helps families who are in need of US Embassy and USCIS Immigration DNA Testing. The services we provide are to help Guyanese families who reside in both America and Guyana. Some of the services offered are immigration, paternity, maternity, and sibling DNA testing to name a few.

To learn more of about our services or to ask questions about your particular situation please contact one of our DNA Testing Experts at 877-680-5800.

Why does my family have to perform a DNA Test?

 Families who are given the option to use a DNA Test to provide proof of biological relationship are given this option due to lack of evidence submitted by their family to an  Embassy or USCIS Officer. To get the process started. The Embassy or USCIS must provide your family with a documentation letter that offers an option to perform DNA Testing. The document must have the  USCIS or an Embassy letterhead on it. Have this detail helps the lab confirm accurately that the embassy requested your family to perform DNA Testing. 

Having the necessary documentation will allow for your family to have a much smoother process. It also should be noted that there are certain instances where documents might not be issued to your family. If this is the case, please contact one of our DNA Testing Experts to learn more at 877-680-5800.

What are some of the DNA testing services IDTO provide for immigration purposes?

There are several types of tests that can be performed to provide proof of a biological family relationship. The most common tests required by an Embassy or USCIS are paternity testing, maternity testing, and seldom required sibling DNA testing. Below is the U.S. Embassy in Guyana’s frequently most asked questions for families currently going through the immigration process.

US Embassy in Guyana: Checkout the U.S. Embassy’s Procedures for DNA Testing

Why do consular officers recommend DNA? 

Consular officers recommend that an applicant undertook a DNA exam with a petitioner or other relatives when the applicant failed to provide enough evidence to support a claimed biological relationship.  The result of the DNA test is generally the strongest evidence of a claimed biological relationship.  In adjudicating a case, consular officers consider such result in conjunction with all the documentation and testimony presented at the interview. For more information about the Embassy in Guyana, procedures click here.

What do I need to do when a consular officer recommends DNA?

Consular officers recommend that an applicant undertook a DNA exam with a petitioner or other relatives when the applicant failed to provide enough evidence to support a claimed biological relationship.  The result of the DNA test is generally the strongest evidence of a claimed biological relationship.  In adjudicating a case, consular officers consider such result in conjunction with all the documentation and testimony presented at the interview. For more information about the Embassy in Guyana, procedures click here.

Under what circumstances is my child qualified for a U.S. passport?

 Before leaving the consulate, you should carefully read the instruction sheet provided to you by the consular officer.  If the consular officer recommends that you conduct a DNA test with the petitioner or another relative in the United States, you should contact one of the designated laboratories immediately to prevent any unnecessary delay in the case. For more information about the Embassy in Guyana, procedures click here.

I previously lived in the United States without the permission of the U.S. government.  What should I bring to my interview?

You should bring all documentation showing when and how you entered the U.S.  Moreover; you should submit any asylum and deportation papers from any applicable proceedings with INS/USCIS or the immigration court.  Finally, you should bring proof that you returned to Guyana on a specific date.For more information about the Embassy in Guyana, procedures click here.

I intend to naturalize, but I have already filed I-130 petitions for my spouse and our child(ren).  What should I do?

You may proceed with the naturalization process and contact USCIS as soon as you officially become a U.S. citizen.   Once you are a U.S. citizen, you should send USCIS proof of your citizenship and request that the visa categories of your beneficiaries be revised accordingly.  For more information, you should visit www.uscis.gov.

Why do consular officers ask for the birth certificates of my children when they are not going to travel with me?

It is a necessary process for consular officers to verify claimed parental relationships, even if the children of the applicant are not traveling at the same time or together with the applicant.  Please note that all submitted documents are subject to verification.For more information about the Embassy in Guyana, procedures click here.

 AABB Accredited Relationship DNA Testing Facilities

All immigration DNA Tests are performed by an AABB accredited laboratory.  This is an extremely important piece of information for you to know before scheduling your appointment. If you have testing performed by another company not name IDTO, and the lab is not accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks  (AABB) your results will be denied.)

As a special note to New York State residents if you are not going to use IDTO’s Immigration DNA Test services. It is important to know in addition to the lab needing to be AABB accredited. It is important to make sure the lab performing your DNA testing is accredited by the New York State Health Department (NYSDOH). If not, your results may not be accepted by any of USCIS centers in NYS or if you are asked to submit DNA proof to an immigration judge. 

Again, this is only for families who reside in the state of New York.

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Embassy & USCIS Approved Genetic Tests Results

As mentioned in the paragraphs above. All tests are performed by an AABB accredited laboratory. This accreditation basically means that your results will be recognized by  USCIS, embassies and immigration judges worldwide. Although, all Immigration DNA Testing services follow the protocol set forth by immigration. The immigration officer assigned to your case is the authority on what decision will be rendered in your case. DNA Testing is only an option offered by immigration to strengthen a family’s case. Evidence to help determine a decision from immigration.

U.S. Embassy Guyana

U.S. Embassy, 100 Young and Duke Streets, Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana, P.O. Box 10507.

To learn more about the Immigration DNA Testing process click here