Grandparent DNA Test: What You Need To Know
When a biological father is unavailable to be tested to establish the paternity of a child. Using an alleged father’s biological parent or parents is an excellent option. This testing option is known as a Grandparent DNA Test. Below are options you may exercise based on your specific situation.
Legal DNA Test
Using a Grandparent DNA Test for legal purposes is an option at your disposal. The most commonly used legal circumstance is this testing option has been used for is, proving the paternity of a child when an unmarried biological father is deceased and the father for Social Security. If a father’s name has not been added to the child’s birth certificate.
Schedule an appointment:
Scheduling an appointment is simple. Please contact our office today at 877-680-5800 and allow one of our DNA Relationship Testing Consultants to assist you with DNA Testing needs today.
Grandparent DNA Test At Home
This testing option differs from legal Grandparent DNA Testing because the results can not be used for any legal reason. Non-legal Home DNA Tests do not require a chain of custody to be established and the consumer may collect your own DNA samples and ship the samples back to the laboratory using the prepaid envelope that is included with your Home DNA GrandparentTest Kit.
What To Expect From Our Service
- Fast, Accurate & Affordable DNA paternity results in 2-3 business days.
- Professional DNA Sample Collection Technicians with over 10 plus years experience.
- Easy appointment set-up
- No Hidden Fees
- Results are recognized by the USCIS, Embassies, Passport Agencies and Family Court.
- Facilities that we partner with are accredited by the AABB to conduct Immigration and legal chain of custody testing
Frequently Asked Questions
How accurate is a grandparent DNA test?
It is important to note, every person on earth gets half their DNA from their mother and the other half from their father. If you are going to perform this type of DNA test. It is recommended that both of the alleged father’s parents (paternal grandparents) be tested if they are available. Having both grandparents tested helps to increase the accuracy of your DNA test.
Remember, a grandchild only shares 25% of their genes with a single grandparent with each biological parent.
When will I receive my grandparent DNA test results?
The turnaround time for your result is 1 to3 business days from the date on which all DNA samples arrive at the lab. We do also offer same-day results for an additional price. Please call 877-680-5800 IDTO today if would like to learn more about this DNA test.
What is the cost of a DNA grandparent test?
Pricing starts at $279.99 and up. Remember, the cost of your grandparent test will be determined by a number of factors. One, How many people are involved with your DNA test. Two, Are you performing a legal or non-legal DNA test, or Three, are the location of all parties involved with your test.
How does a Grandparentage DNA testing process work?
The process is simple. First, contact IDTO today at 877-680-5800 to coordinate an appointment or to order a DNA test kit. Please note, If are you utilizing your DNA result for any legal purpose. It is recommended you allow IDTO to coordinate an appointment with a DNA sample collection facility near your city.
An unbiased third-party DNA sample collection will help keep you compliant with the legal chain of custody standards for document submission as evidence for any legal situation.
Once your appointment is made and your samples have been collected. Your samples will be shipped to the lab for analysis. The average turnaround time for your result is 2-3 business days from the date on which the lab receives all of the collected DNA samples.
Finally, once your result is completed. IDTO will mail out a copy of your DNA test result.