GRANDPARENT DNA TESTING

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What is a Grandparent DNA Test?

A Grandparentage test is a DNA test that can be used to determine a biological relationship between a grandparent and an alleged grandchild. A Grandparent test is commonly used to help to determine the paternity of a child when the alleged father is unavailable to be tested.


Home DNA Test Kit

IDTO offers an easy-to-use Grandparent Testing option that you can use in the comfort of your home. Below is a brief outline of what you can expect from the Home DNA Testing service.

1. Purchase your At-Home Grandparent Test Kit online or by phone.

2. DNA Kit will ship to you within 24 hours after your purchase.

3. Once you receive your kit following the enclosed instructions, collect your DNA samples using the enclosed DNA kit supplies and complete the chain of custody form. Finally, once you complete the collection. Place the contents into the prepaid return shipping envelope going back to the laboratory.

4. After the lab receives all genetic samples associated with your DNA test. The turnaround time for results to be complete is 2 to 3 business days. A copy of your results will be mailed to your home and a copy will be emailed to you upon the completion of your DNA test.

Please contact our office at 888-204-0583 to schedule an appointment or to order a Home DNA Test Kit today.

Legal DNA Test

A legal is a DNA Grandparent test that can be used as a legally admissible document. Oftentimes this testing option is used to prove a biological relationship to Social Security when an alleged father is unavailable to be tested.

Please contact our office at 888-204-0583 to schedule an appointment or to order a Home DNA Test Kit today.

Frequently Asked Questions:


How much is a Grandparent DNA Test?

Grandparent DNA Testing fees start at $279.99 and up. Please contact our office at 888-204-0583 to schedule an appointment or to order a Home DNA Test Kit today.

When will I receive my Grandparent’s DNA test results?

The average turnaround for Grandparent DNA Testing results is 2 to 3 business days from the date the lab receives all DNA samples.

Can a Grandparent request a DNA Test?

 A grandparent can request a DNA test if they get permission from the mother of a child under the age of 18. Or, If the grandparent is the legal guardian of a child under the age of 18. A DNA test can be performed legally without getting permission. This option can be performed legally or non-legally.   Please contact our office at 888-204-0583 to schedule an appointment or to order a Home DNA Test Kit today.  

How accurate is a Grandparent DNA Test?

Grandparent testing is an accurate alternative to help determine the paternity of a child when an alleged father is not available to be tested. It is recommended when performing this testing option to have the mother and both grandparents if available. Having all participants helps to increase the accuracy of your test.

If both grandparents are not available, one grandparent can effectively produce DNA test results.