Journey Genetic Testing
Grandparent DNA test in Missouri

Missouri Approved Grandparent DNA Test


Includes DNA Kit, Free Rush Shipping Both Ways1 Grandparent and 1 Child, Lab Processing, 100% Accurate Results

The idea of this type of DNA test is to discover paternity (in most cases) when the possible father is not accessible for DNA testing to determine if a child of the grandparents is the father of a child(ren). Each state has distinct laws regarding paternity, and what testing is authorized. If you want to learn more about the paternity laws in Missouri please go to PATERNITY LAWS.

A Home Grandparent Test Kit In Missouri Has No Regulations, Unlike Some Other States.

A DNA grandparent test can be completed for either personal knowledge, or for judicial or other other legal reasons. There is no change in the results in Missouri, due to the stringent standards used by our partner AABB accredited laboratory. DNA reports from home kits may not be recognized in a judicial setting however, because there is no objective verification of whose DNA was contributed. When a chain-of-custody DNA test is done, the DNA specimens are collected by a trained professional collector who can authenticate the identity of those being tested. Most of the time when a paternity test with a grandparent is done, it is for peace of mind information. A legal grandparent test will be needed, however, apply for Social Security benefits for a child, have a inheritance issue, or for immigration reasons. It also may be of interest to know that the I.R.S. has been requiring some people to verify their dependents by the use of DNA testing.

How Is The DNA Collected?

DNA collection is done with buccal (cheek) swabs and is actually more accurate than using a blood sample for DNA testing. There areWe provide step-by-step instructions for collecting samples inside the Journey Genetic Testing grandparent test kit. The entire process will take less than 15 minutes, and they you can return it to our lab in the prepaid FedEx overnight package included as part of your kit.

To learn more about this test, including processing times and cost, please click on GRANDPARENT DNA TEST.