Find out whether you are the biological aunt/uncle of a child
This DNA Aunt/Uncle Test (Private Home Kit) is an ideal way to determine the likelihood that an alleged aunt or uncle is the biological aunt or uncle of a niece or nephew, when the parent(s) in question are not available for testing.
Whenever the parent(s) in question are available for testing, either the DNA Paternity or Maternity Test is recommended over the DNA Aunt/Uncle Test. However, in situations where the alleged parents are missing or deceased, then the DNA Aunt/Uncle Test is the next best option for investigating the relationship of potential aunts and/or uncles.
How it works
Choose the test that matches your need from our large array of tests. The kit will be delivered to your doorstep. There is no need to leave the comfort of your home.
Register and activate your test. Collect your sample and return sample to our lab as soon as possible, using the prepaid envelope included in the kit.
DNA samples will be tested as soon as they arrive at our lab. The results will be available through our secure online platform in 2 to 3 business days.
Here are some questions we often get. If you would like yours answered, please contact us.
Yes, the kit can be split and the sample collection components sent to each address separately. The collection components are individually barcoded, and will be tested together once the samples arrive at the laboratory. To order a split kit, please write the following into the Order notes box of the online order form “Please split kit”. Please also indicate the name and address to send each component. For example, please state “send the Alleged Aunt/Uncle’s portion to… (specify name and address)” and “send the Niece/Nephew’s portion to… (specify name and address)”.
Legal testing requires you to attend an appointment for sample collection. If you need a legal test, purchase this kit and follow the enclosed instructions to pay the difference and switch to legal testing. Legal testing is available in the US, Canada and UK.
No. Any of the DNA tests can be performed on individuals of any age, even newborns. If the patient is a minor, the legal guardian must sign the DNA testing consent form.
All test kits are stored at room temperature before and after sample collection.
No. Test kits can be stored indefinitely prior to sample collection. Test kits should be returned for testing within 3 months after sample collection.
DNA is collected by rubbing a brush gently inside the mouth against the cheek for 15 seconds. The collection is safe and painless.