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If you are need of DNA Testing services to provide proof of a biological relationship between two or more of your family members for USCIS? Please contact one of our Immigration DNA Testing Experts today at 877-680-5800 to take advantage of our easy appointment set-up at one of the over 2,000 plus DNA Sample Collection Locations nationwide.
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ALL DNA TESTS ARE PERFORMED BY AN AABB ACCREDITED LABORATORY
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is USCIS DNA Testing?
A USCIS DNA test is a DNA Test requested by one of immigration’s USCIS service centers that require families to provide biological proof of relationship by way of a DNA Test.
USCIS DNA Test
Domestic DNA testing for immigration purposes is a DNA Test when all parties involved in the testing live in the United States.
USCIS International DNA Test
International DNA testing for immigration purposes is when 1 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 hers sample collected here in the U.S. The other party who lives abroad will have their DNA sample collected by the US Embassy. To learn more about the Immigration USCIS DNA process please contact one of our DNA testing professionals at 877-680-5800.
Types of DNA 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 DNA Tests your family can expect to perform. 1. Paternity Test and 2. Maternity DNA Test.
If your family situation does not allow for you to 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 Sibling DNA Test or an Avuncular DNA Test.
How to get started with DNA testing to acquire a Passport?
The first step is to wait for the U.S. Passport Agency to request your family to provide proof of relationship before beginning the USCIS DNA Testing process.
Upon receipt of your request letter from the Passport Agency. Please contact IDTO DNA Testing services and allow one of our DNA Testing Consultants coordinate your family’s appointment date and time for DNA sample collection.
After your family members DNA samples are collected they will be shipped to an AABB Accredited Laboratory to be tested. The result is completed within 2-3 business days from the date in which your samples have been received at the lab.
Upon completion of your results, your family will be contacted by phone and mailed a copy of your result. IDTO will is responsible for the lab oversight of shipping a copy of your DNA test result to the U.S. Passport Agency on your family’s behalf. Please note, the Passport Agency will not accept a copy of your result directly from a petitioner. DNA test result must be sent directly from the AABB DNA Accredited Laboratory.
What do I need to begin the USCIS DNA Test process?
In order for your family to perform and immigration DNA test, there are a couple of things that have to happen before your family can you use a DNA test for immigration purposes.
1. your family must have received 8 document requesting DNA testing from either the US Embassy or a USCIS service center.
2. The Next Step will be to find a company like IDTO that can help in coordinating AABB Accredited DNA Testing services performed by an AABB Accredited Laboratory.
3. Easy appointment setup. Please contact one of DNA Testing Professionals today at 877-680-5800 to coordinate your appointment in a city near you today.
How much does a DNA Test cost for Immigration purposes?
The price for DNA Tests will vary depending on your family’s situation. There are no hidden costs with our fees. The price of your DNA Test will include all shipping fees and domestic sample collection fees. International DNA sample collections will require a fee by the embassy appointed sample collector. Please contact one of our DNA Testing Professionals today at 877-680-5800 to learn more.
AABB Accredited DNA Testing Immigration: What does this mean?
AABB is short for American Association of Blood Banks. This is the accrediting body that Immigration trusts to ensure that all labs who acquire an accreditation have the standards to perform DNA Testing for Immigration purposes.
Does it matter if my DNA Test is being analyzed by a lab not accredited by the AABB for non-immigration purposes?
Absolutely not! The importance of the AABB accreditation is to provide proof that a laboratory meets the criteria of specific standards that Immigration officials will deem satisfactory.
If you would like to coordinate an appointment or you would like to ask a question regarding your specific situation. Please do not hesitate to contact our office today at 877-680-5800.