What Is A Home Paternity Test?
A paternity test is a DNA test that helps to determine if an alleged biological father is biologically related to a child or children. Home DNA Paternity Test is a testing option that can be used for peace of mind purposes only.
In other words, the result of this testing option can not be used for legal situations such as immigration, paternity establishment like child support, child custody cases, Social Security, birth certificate name change, etc. Both legal and non-legal paternity tests are performed by our partner AABB-accredited lab.
Please note: If you are a New York State resident you will not be able to purchase any Home DNA Testing kits due to the New York State Department of Health guidelines. Only legal DNA tests can be performed in New York State.
- Contact Paternity Express by phone at 866-205-8356 to order your kit.
- After you order your kit. It will ship within 24hrs from your purchase.
- Upon receipt of your DNA collection kit. Following the enclosed instructions on how to collect your genetic samples and complete your chain of custody form.
- Place all items after you collected your genetic samples and completed the chain of custody form in the prepaid return envelope going to the lab that came with your kit.
- Once your kit is received by the lab testing will begin.
- Upon the completion of testing. A copy of the test results will be emailed to you and a physical copy will be mailed to your home.
If you would like to order your kit today please contact our office directly or order online below.
Please note: New York State residents due to New York State Department of Health guidelines peace of mind at home DNA genetic tests can not be purchased by its residents. Only legal relationship testing services can be performed regardless of use.
How much does an At Home DNA Paternity Test kit cost?
The cost of an at-home paternity test kit starts at $179.99 and up.
Where can you buy home paternity tests?
To purchase a Paternity Express Home Paternity Test Kit by contacting our office at 866-205-8356.
When will I receive my Home DNA test results?
The average turnaround time for your DNA test results to be completed is 2 to 3 business days.
Are DNA paternity tests accurate?
Home DNA testing results have the same accuracy as a legal paternity test for an alleged father and child. The difference between a legal DNA test vs a home DNA test is how you can utilize the document.
What is the difference between Home DNA Test vs Legal DNA Tests?
A home DNA test is a kit that you can use at home to collect your own DNA sample and then send it off to a lab for analysis. The results of a home DNA test can be used for personal information only to help determine a biological relationship such as a performing test between siblings, an aunt or uncle with a niece or nephew, a mother, and child, or a father and child.
A legal DNA test allows your DNA results to be used for evidence submission in Family Court, state and government agencies like USCIS, and for social security benefits, just to name a few. All legal tests must be tested and analyzed by an AABB-accredited laboratory.
Both non-legal peace of mind and legal DNA paternity testing options are performed by our partner lab, which is AABB-Accredited.
What method will be used to collect my DNA samples?
Most DNA samples are collected using cheek swabs. The kit includes one cheek swab for your left cheek and one cheek swab for your right cheek.
Do both parents have to present to perform a Home Paternity Test?
It is recommended that both parents be involved with the DNA testing process for increased accuracy of your results.
If the mother of the child is unavailable to be tested, accurate results can still be attained between an alleged father and child.
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Home Paternity Test Kit
DNA Test Kit includes sample collection materials for 1 alleged father, child, and mother (if available). Turnaround time for your results to be completed is 1 to 3 working days.