What is Grandparent DNA Testing?

When an Alleged Father is not directly able to be tested, at least one of his parents are likely to help. Ideally, both parents of the alleged father, the mother and the child should be tested for best results.

Because this is an AccuPlex41 DNA Test, no additional family members are required. Adding the mother, however, will strengthen the results.

Grandparent DNA Test Details

Participants This test requires a Grandfather / Grandmother (typically the mother or father of alleged father) and Child. Including the opposite parent (such as the mother) is optional, but recommended.
Home DNA Kits Make Your Own DNA Kit using cotton swabs (e.g. Q-Tips) and standard mailing envelopes. GFI DNA Collection Kit with Free Shipping for US Orders.
Payment We accept Paypal and all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express). For discrete payments, we suggest purchasing a pre-paid credit card available at most retailers.
Results The results will show this probability of the participants being related. Each grandparent should share 1/4 of their DNA with the grandchild. The statistical power – and results – of this DNA Test may be limited if only one grandparent and a child are tested. If they share enough uncommon markers, however, there may be a high likelihood that they are biologically related.
Case Studies If you're unsure about upgrading to an AccuPlex DNA test, please see our Grandparent DNA Test Case Studies from previous cases.

Order a Grandparent to DNA Test

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Which DNA Test Do You Need?
* What is the Case ID from the previous case? What's This?
* What is the Case Password from the previous case? What's This?
* What is the AccuPlexDNA from the previous case? What's This? Standard: 16 Marker Test ($50 per person)
AccuPlex26: 26 Marker Test ($100 per person)
AccuPlex41: 41 Marker Test ($150 per person)
* How many people will be tested? What's This? Alleged Father(s)
Alleged Aunt(s)/Uncle(s)
Alleged Grandparent(s)
Alleged Sibling(s)
Alleged Twin(s)
Alleged Mother(s)
Males(s)
Item(s) of Evidence
Reference Sample(s)
Child(ren)
I am including the mother's sample
I am NOT including the mothers's sample.
I am including the father's sample.
I am NOT including the Father's sample
* Choose the AccuPlex DNA for this DNA test. What's This? This test is only offered as AccuPlex41. Standard 16 Marker Test ($50 person)
AccuPlex26 Upgrade ($100 person)
AccuPlex41 Upgrade ($150 person)
* How will you collect the DNA? What's This? Infidelity DNA Tests are Make Your Own DNA Kit only. Make Your Own DNA Kit
GFI DNA Collection Kit
* Will you submit, if any, non-standard sample(s)? What's This?
* Please choose a shipping method. What's This? US Standard: 5-7 days ($FREE)
US Express: 1-3 days ($25)
US Express + Return Shipping ($50)
International Shipping ($75)
Do you need rush processing? What's This? Yes ($250)
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