Journey Genetic Testing
Grandparent DNA Test in New York

New York Approved Grandparent DNA Test


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

The purpose of this type of genetic testing is to determine paternity (in most cases) when the alledged father is not feasable for DNA testing to determine if a child of the grandparents is the father of a child(ren). Each state has distinctive laws regarding paternity, and what testing is permitted. If you want to learn more about the paternity laws in New York please go to PATERNITY LAWS.

A Home Grandparent Test Kit In New York Has No Restraints, Unlike Some Other States.

A DNA grandparent test can be completed for either personal knowledge, or for court or other other legal reasons. There is no difference in the DNA report in New York, due to the stringent criteria used by our partner AABB accredited laboratory. DNA findings from home kits may not be confirmed in a judicial setting however, because there is no unbiased proof of whose DNA was contributed. When a legal DNA test is completed, the DNA samples are collected by a qualified professional collector who can validate 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 reasons. A legal grandparent test will be needed, however, apply for Social Security benefits for a child, have a estate issue, or for immigration reasons. It also may be of interest to know that the I.R.S. has been requiring some tax filers to validate 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. You will receive step-by-step directions 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.