dna testing in new jersey

What is paternity testing in New Jersey?

Paternity testing New Jersey services help to determine a biological relationship between an alleged father and child are biologically related.

Legal paternity testing in New Jersey is a court-admissible genetic test result that can be used for any legal purpose. Results are used for child support, immigration,  social security benefits, adding a name to a birth certificate, just to name a few.

All legal DNA testing services are performed by our partner AABB accredited DNA testing laboratory for legal chain of custody tests.

Schedule an appointment

If you are in need of legal paternity testing services in New Jersey. Contact our office at 973-718-4515 to schedule an appointment today.

We provide in-office and mobile collection services to New Jersey residents if you are unable to travel to one of the collectors in our network.

Method DNA sample collection

DNA samples will be collected by way of sterilized cheek swabs. Each of the two swabs are placed inside of the mouth brushed against the cheek. The swab is placed inside of an envelope designated for the person’s sample that was collected.

Blood specimen collections are good testing options that have a similar accuracy to cheek swab collections. The difference being is the cost of blood testing is more expensive and is more painful.

 At-Home DNA Paternity Test

An At-Home Paternity test kit is a DNA test that can be performed in the comfort of your home. This testing option informational (peace of mind) purposes only. Therefore your results cannot be used for any legal reason.

at home paternity test kit

Order a DNA kit

Ordering a Home DNA paternity test kit is simple.

1. Contact IDTO at 973-718-4515 to order your DNA test kit.

2. Upon purchase, please allow up to 24 hours for your DNA kit to be shipped to your home.

3. When your kit is processed and is ready to be shipped. An email will be sent to you with the tracking details going to your home. DNA kits arrive within 2 to 3 business days from the date of shipment.

4. Please note, If you are New York resident are not allowed to purchase Home DNA test kits due to New York State guidelines.

Alternative DNA Testing Options

Immigration DNA Testing in New Jersey

What is a Immigration DNA test in NJ?

Immigration DNA Testing for New Jersey residents are performed when a petitioner submits an Immigrant visa application with insufficient evidence to an immigration office like USCIS or a U.S. embassy or a U.S. consulate.

Relationship Testing Options

USCIS may suggest a genetic test be performed are parent (father or mother) and child, between siblings (full or half), and grandparent and grandchild. DNA testing for immigration purposes is voluntary.

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.

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.

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.


Please note that the IDTO DNA Testing Center’s partner laboratory does not share any personal or genetic information with third-party companies.

All information provided to our partner laboratory is kept secure and will only be released to third parties with the explicit consent of the participants involved or by court-order.DNA samples on file are kept for 3 months on average than destroyed.

Related NJ DNA Testing Questions

How much is a Paternity Test in New Jersey?

Looking for a paternity test? Pricing starts at $199.99 and up. Please contact us today at 973-718-4515 to schedule an appointment.

How long will it take to receive Paternity test results take?

The average turnaround time for results to complete is 2 to 3 business days from the date on which the lab receives all DNA samples for your case. Upon receipt, testing and DNA analysis will be begin.

Please keep in mind we also offer same-day expedited results for an additional cost. Contact our office today at 973-718-4515 to learn more.

What do I need to bring to my sample collection appointment?

The items needed for a DNA sample collection appointment are as follows, state-issued ID like a New Jersey driver’s license, passport, or any state-issued ID with a photo. The best ID for minors under the age of 18 is a birth certificate or passport.

Please contact our office at 973-718-4515 to schedule an appointment or order a Home DNA Test Kit.

Are my results confidential?

Yes. IDTO prides itself on not sharing our client’s information with third-party companies.

How do I get a court admissible paternity test in NJ?

Getting started is simple. Just contact our office today at 973-718-4515 to schedule an appointment. All legal DNA testing services we provide are recognized by Family Court Judges for the purposes of child support, immigration and social security benefits and adding a name to a birth certificate just to name a few.

All genetic samples are processed and analyzed by our partner AABB Accredited Laboratory to properly establish a legal chain of custody.

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