Often times when an alleged biological father is unavailable to perform a paternity test. One of the best secondary options to help determine the paternity of a sibling is to perform a Sibling DNA Test.
A Sibling DNA test is a test to help to determine a biological relationship between two or more brothers or sisters. It is important to note that it is always recommended if available to have the mother of at one sibling’s when performing a Sibling DNA Test.
A Sibling test is an accurate secondary option when an alleged father is unavailable to perform a Paternity Test. Please keep in mind performing a Sibling test is an accurate testing option.
A Half sibling test is a DNA test that includes two siblings either two or more brothers, two or more sisters and/or a brother and sister who share one common parent. This test is often performed to help determine paternity for one of the offspring.
A Full sibling test is a DNA test that includes two or more siblings who share two common parents. This option is often used when siblings have been adopted at a young age and years later they meet and find out they may be related.
Getting a Sibling DNA Test is simple. First, you have to decide how you would like to use your DNA test result. If are performing this test for peace of mind purposes. Then buying Home DNA Testing Kit would be the best and most cost-effective option for your needs. The average turnaround time for results is 1 to 3 business days from the date in which the lab receives all DNA samples involved with your test.
If you need to utilize your result for legal purposes such as for submitting evidence to immigration offices like USCIS or a U.S. Embassy. This testing option is the best option for your specific situation. The average turnaround time for results is 1 to 3 business days from the date in which the lab receives all genetic samples involved with your test. Legal Sibling DNA Tests start at $450.00 and up. The sample collection fees are not included.
Please note: The facilities we partner with are accredited by the AABB to conduct legal chain of custody DNA testing.
The average turnaround for Sibling DNA Testing result will be 1 to 3 business days from the date all samples arrive at the lab. Upon completion of your result. An IDTO representative will contact and provide you with a status update. The assigned representative will be responsible for emailing and mailing out a physical copy of your result to your home, office or anywhere you deem private.
Yes. We take the privacy of our clients seriously. IDTO and its partner parentage labs do not sell our client’s personal data to third party companies. Only our clients have access to their results. If a person not involved with your DNA test contacts our office the person will be turned away. An IDTO representative will contact you to inform you about the inquiry.
Although performing a Half Sibling DNA Test is a good option. Performing a Y-STR DNA test is considered a better option. A Y-STR Test compares the Y chromosome that is passed down directly from a father to a son untouched. The Y- STR Testing option is a more conclusive testing option than siblingship testing
No. The testing process is not the same. Companies like Ancestry and 23 DNA and Me are in the business of lineage testing results. Their results do not prove biological relationships and, to our knowledge their results can not be used for legal purposes.
What a Sibling DNA Test can do is, help confirm if the DNA test you received from a company like Ancestry.com because the services we provide help to determine the probability of a biological relationship between two or more people.
Yes. Other samples can be used such as q-tips, licked envelopes, cigarette butts, hair, and fingernails. It is important to note If you decide to use an unconventional sample to perform a siblingship test. The result can not be used for any legal purpose. This testing option is strictly for informational or peace of mind purposes.
Using unconventional samples like the examples mentioned above are most commonly used when the person may be hesitant to partake in the Sibling DNA testing process or any other type of forensic testing option. Therefore using an unconventional sample allows for your DNA testing to be performed privately and discreetly. Remember, this option can not be used for any legal purpose. If you would like to learn more about this testing option or would like to perform a Forensic Sibling DNA Test. Please do not hesitate to contact our office today at 888-204-0583 to get started.
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