DNA Testing In Georgia

What is paternity testing in Georgia?

A paternity test is a genetic testing option helps to determine a biological relationship between an alleged father and child.

Court-Admissible paternity testing in Georgia

Legal DNA testing is a testing option recognized by Family Court Judges in Georgia. All of the legal genetic testing services we provide are perform by our AABB accredited DNA testing laboratory. This accreditation is the accrediting body Vital Statistics of Georgia Dept of Health and Family Court recognize when DNA evidence submission is required.

Method of DNA Sample Collections

DNA sample collections in Georgia are commonly performed by cheek swab samples.

Common reasons to perform a paternity test on Georgia are as follows.

Birth Certificate: Adding a biological father’s name to his child’s birth certificate

Social Security Benefits for a child when their father is deceased.

Visa application evidence submission an immigration office to prove a claimed biological relationship

Child Support: Establishing paternity is crucial for determining child support obligations. DNA tests are often used in child support cases to confirm the biological father.

Custody/Visitation Rights: Confirming the biological relationship with a child can be important for custody and visitation rights. A paternity test can help establish legal standing.

Benefits Eligibility: Determining paternity may impact eligibility for government benefits, insurance benefits, inheritance rights, etc. DNA tests provide proof of relationship.

Adoption: Paternity must be conclusively ruled out before a child is put up for adoption. DNA tests help inform this process.

Schedule An Appointment

If you would like to schedule an appointment. Contact our office at 877-680-5800 to schedule an appointment at one of the collection sites in network throughout the entire state of Georgia.

At-Home DNA test (Peace of Mind)

A peace of mind of Home DNA test is a genetic test that can be performed at home or anywhere you deem private. This is used for informational purposes only and cannot be used for any legal purpose.

If you need a legal DNA test result contact our office at 877-680-5800 for a free paternity testing consultation today.

How to order a Home DNA test kit

1. The process is simple. Contact our office to order your test kit today by contacting our office to order by phone at 877-680-5800.

2. Once you order your kit you will receive an email confirmation shortly after ordering of tracking details of your shipment to your home.

3. Upon receipt of your kit. Follow your instructions, collect your samples, and ship the samples back to the lab using the prepaid shipping envelope enclosed with your kit.

4. When your result is completed. A copy of your result will be mailed to your home and a copy will be emailed to you the same day your DNA result is completed.

Some Of The Areas We Service

  • Atlanta
  • Savannah
  • Augusta
  • Colombus
  • Brunswick
  • Douglasville


Immigration DNA Testing in Georgia

What is a Immigration DNA test in Georgia?

Immigration DNA testing for Georgia residents are performed when a petitioner submits an Immigrant visa application with insufficient evidence.

DNA testing for immigration purposes is voluntary. All DNA testing services we provide are performed by our partner AABB accredited laboratory. Results are recognized by both USCIS and U.S. embassy and U.S. consulates worldwide.

Contact our office at 877-680-5800 to learn more or to schedule an appointment today.

Sibling Testing

What is DNA Sibling Test?

A DNA Sibling Test is a type of genetic testing that determines the level of shared DNA between two individuals to verify if they are biological siblings.

This test can establish whether they are full siblings (sharing both parents), half siblings (sharing one parent), or not related at all. It is often used in cases where parentage is in question, such as for legal matters, immigration cases, or for personal knowledge.

The of price a DNA Sibling Test starts at $299.99 and up. Contact our office at 877-680-5800 to order a kit or to schedule an appointment today.

Grandparent Testing

What is a Grandparent Test?

A DNA grandparent test is a type of genetic test that helps to determine a biological relationship between an alleged grandparent/s and a grandchild.

This testing option is performed in the absence of the alleged biological father and the test can be performed for legal and non-legal purposes.

The of price a DNA Grandparent Test starts at $299.99 and up. Contact our office at 877-680-5800 to order a kit or to schedule an appointment today.

Maternity Testing

What is a maternity DNA test?

A Maternity test is a DNA test that establishes if a mother of a child. Legal tests require a chain of custody be established and the results can be used for any legal purpose. A Home

The of price a Maternity DNA Test starts at $199.99 and up. Contact our office at 877-680-5800 to order a kit or to schedule an appointment today.

Avuncular DNA Test

What is an aunt/uncle DNA test?

An aunt/uncle DNA test, also known as an avuncular test, is a type of genetic testing used to establish a biological relationship between an individual and their alleged aunt or uncle.

This test can be performed when direct parentage testing (mother or father) is not an option. The test works by comparing the DNA of the alleged relative and the individual to see if there is a match. The results can establish whether the tested parties are true biological relatives or not.

The of price an Avuncular DNA Test starts at $299.99 and up. Contact our office at 877-680-5800 to order a kit or to schedule an appointment today.

Y Chromosome DNA Test

What is Y STR DNA testing?

Y Chromosome DNA testing is a type of genetic testing that is used to analyze the Y chromosome, which is passed from father to son.

This test is performed when an alleged father is unavailable to perform a DNA test. The child (son) can perform this test with a paternal grandfather and paternal uncle.

The of price a Y Chromosome DNA Test starts at $399.99 and up. Contact our office at 877-680-5800 to order a kit or to schedule an appointment today.


How much does a paternity test cost in Georgia?

The cost of paternity testing starts at $199.99 and up. To learn more about our pricing please contact our office today at 877-680-5800 and allow one of our DNA Relationship Testing Consultants to coordinate an appointment today.

When will I receive my Genetic Test results?

The turnaround time to receive your paternity testing results is 2 to 3 business days from the date the lab receives all specimen samples.

Same-day results

Can I perform same day DNA testing in Georgia?

Yes. You can request expedited same-day DNA test results in Georgia by contacting our office at 877-680-5800.

However, keep in mind that the samples need to be collected and received by the lab first thing in the morning for this rapid processing timeframe. The DNA test results cannot be completed the same day the samples are collected.

Once the lab receives your DNA samples, they will prioritize analysis to provide the results by end of the business day. So the entire process from sample collection early in the day to results in the evening can potentially be done within one day. But there is no true instant “same-day” testing where you provide a sample and get results within hours.

How to a get court-ordered DNA test in Georgia?

After your petition is accepted by a Judge, and both the mother and alleged father are attend the hearing. The Judge will issue a court order to perform a DNA paternity test to establish paternity

Court orders for paternity tests can only be issued by Judge or Magistrate. Below is a brief overview is how to establish paternity in Georgia.

What do I need to establish paternity in Georgia?

Establishing paternity in Georgia requires several steps:

  1. File a Petition – The first step is to file a “Petition to Establish Paternity” in court. This establishes your request for legal determination.
  2. Attend Hearing – A hearing will be scheduled where you explain why testing is needed. The potential father can contest.
  3. Get Court Order – If approved, the court will issue an order requiring DNA testing to establish paternity legally.
  4. Contact Lab – Reach out to IDTO to schedule your court-ordered test if the state is not paying for your genetic testing. Submit your DNA results.
  5. DNA Sample Collection – IDTO will schedule an appointment for the alleged father, child, and mother. DNA samples will be collected by cheek swab.
  6. Await Results – Results are completed within 2 to 3 business days from the date the laboratory receives all DNA samples.
  7. Court’s Ruling – The court will make a final legally-binding ruling on paternity based on the DNA test results

Does IDTO offer non-invasive prenatal paternity test (NIPP) services?

No. Currently we do not offer non-invasive prenatal paternity testing. We do offer invasive prenatal paternity testing but this option require the assistance of your OBGYN. Please contact our office to learn more about our invasive prenatal testing option.