IMMIGRATION DNA TESTING SERVICES (USCIS & EMBASSIES)
Since 2004, IDTO continues to provide trusted and accepted DNA testing and sample collection services locally to thousands of New York and New Jersey residents and, to families throughout the United States and around the world. We take great pride in helping immigrant families provide the additional evidence they need toward acquiring a visa or passport.
If you are in need of DNA relationship testing services in a city near you please contact our office today at 877-680-5800 or 347-735-5490 to get started.
How to get started:
USCIS often time suggests some immigrant families provide secondary proof of a claimed biological relationship when the primary evidence submitted is not sufficient. One of the options provided in the I 130 Additional Request for Evidence letter is DNA testing. Immigration Paternity testing is the most effective option to prove a biological relationship between two or more family members and can greatly help with expediting the Immigration Approval process.
It is important to note, Although performing a DNA test goes a long way toward providing proof of a biological relationship. Performing a biological relationship test does not guarantee immigration will accept your application and issue a visa.
In order to get started with your Immigration paternity test process today. All you have to do is contact our office at 877-680-5800 or 347-735-5490 and allow one of our knowledgeable parentage relationship consultants the opportunity to assist you with an appointment and questions.
USCIS DNA Testing Immigration Procedure
First, The petitioner will receive a letter or email from USCIS, Embassy, or Passport Agency requesting your family to provide additional secondary to prove a biological relationship.
After receipt of your request letter, You may contact our office to learn about Relationship Testing and sample collection services at 877-680-5800.
All Parentage tests for immigration purposes are under the strict direction with a partner AABB Accredited Laboratory to ensure the proper legal chain of custody testing is performed. To learn more about our relationship testing services please call 877-680-5800.
Once your samples are collected and arrive at the lab. The laboratory will ship a DNA sample collection kit to the Embassy in your country on your family’s behalf.
Embassies are responsible for coordinating sample collections abroad.
After your family members’ samples are collected, they will be shipped back to the AABB Accredited Laboratory.
Once all samples arrive at the laboratory they will be analyzed and a copy of the completed relationship result will be sent to the requesting immigration office. A copy will be mailed out to the petitioner.
Types of Relationship Tests requested by Immigration:
When your family is given the option to provide proof of a biological relationship for two or more of your family members by immigration. There are only two types of DNA Tests your family can expect to perform.
1. Paternity Test
2. Maternity Test
If your family situation does not fall under any of the above mention options. It is important for you to discuss this with immigration to allow you to provide another form of biological proof by performing a Siblingship Test or an Avuncular DNA Test (very rare).
DNA testing for Passport purposes
The process is similar to the U.S. Embassy and USCIS‘s request for evidence to provide proof of a biological relationship with two or more family members. In order to submit a biological relationship test result to a Passport Agency, your family must have received a letter from the Passport Agency requesting a Genetic test.
Once you receive your letter from the Passport Agency just contact our office today at 877-680-5800 or 347-735-5490. Remember, we are here to help!
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a Parentage Test cost for Immigration purposes?
The price for Relationship Tests will vary depending on your family’s situation. There are no hidden costs with our fees. Prices start from $475.00 and up. The price of your Relationship Test will include all shipping fees and domestic sample collection fees. International sample collections will require a fee from the embassy-appointed sample collector. To learn more about our relationship testing services please call us today at 877-680-5800.
What is a USCIS DNA Test?
USCIS DNA testing is a Biological Parentage Relationship Test requested by one of immigration’s USCIS service centers that may require an immigrant family to provide biological proof of relationship by way of a Parentage Relationship Test.
Is a DNA test required for immigration?
Currently, Immigration does not mandate biological relationship testing but it appears to be a strongly suggested option. Genetic testing is the strongest evidence to provide proof of a biological relationship between two or more family members.
Domestic USCIS DNA Testing
Domestic testing for immigration purposes is a Biological DNA Relationship Test when all parties involved in the testing live in the United States.
International USCIS DNA Testing
International testing for immigration purposes is when one or more parties live in their respective country of origin. If one family member lives in the US that family member will have his or her’s samples collected here in the U.S. The other party who lives abroad will have their samples collected by the US Embassy. To learn more about our relationship Immigration DNA Testing services please call 877-680-5800 or 347-735-5490.
What method will be used to collect my samples?
The most common method used to collect genetic samples is by buccal swab. Blood sample collection is another effective method that can be used but it is not the preferred method for collections for immigration Request For Evidence cases. Please note, International genetic sample collections performed by a consulate will be performed using a cotton swab. The swab will be placed inside of the mouth and brushed against the cheek of the beneficiary.
Will my genetic samples be processed by an AABB accredited Lab?
Yes. All legal genetic services we provide are under the strict supervision of a partner parentage AABB accredited laboratory. This ensures that your family will remain compliant with USCIS/ U.S. Consular evidence submission guidelines. If you would like to schedule an appointment today. Please do not hesitate to contact our office today at 877-680-5800 to get started
When will I receive my results?
The average turnaround time for your results to be completed is in 1 to 3 business days from the date on which all genetic samples arrive at the laboratory.