USCIS Immigration DNA Testing NYC services for evidence submission to immigration
DNA Tests NYC provides Immigration DNA Testing and DNA sample collection services to immigrant families who would like to submit secondary evidence to USCIS, Passport Agency, or a US Embassy. Please note, All DNA tests are performed with a partner AABB accredited DNA parentage laboratory. Our goal is to provide immigrant families with the latest information regarding the immigration testing process.
Is Immigration DNA Testing mandatory?
If you received a Request For Evidence letter from USCIS or from the U.S Embassy’s Consular Section from your home country. It should be noted that DNA Testing is an option provided by USCIS or Consulate and is not considered to be a mandatory option.
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How to get started with Immigration DNA Testing In NYC?
Getting started is simple. Once you have received your Request for Evidence (RFE) letter from either USCIS, U.S. Embassy, or Passport Agency. Please contact our office today at 646-383-9778 and allow one of the relationship testing consultants to connect you with our partner laboratory to initiate your immigration DNA testing process.
Once you contact our office and your appointment has been scheduled. One of our experienced DNA sample collectors will collect your samples. All genetic testing samples collected will be sent to our partner laboratory for testing. If the beneficiary is living abroad. Our partner AABB accredited laboratory will be responsible for coordinating the shipment of the beneficiary’s DNA test kit to the U.S. Consular Section to the home country of the beneficiary. After the beneficiary’s DNA test kit is received by the U.S. Consular Section they will be responsible for the DNA sample collection appointment coordination for the beneficiary, not our partner lab.
How much does the Immigration DNA Testing process in NYC cost?
The cost for immigration DNA testing starts at $475.00 and up. Essentially, the cost of your immigration test will be determine by a number of factors. We recommend that you contact our office today at 646-383-9778 to learn more about the process as it pertains to your specific situation.
Will USCIS or the U.S. Embassy accept my DNA testing results?
USCIS will only accept results performed by an AABB Accredited Relationship (DNA) Testing laboratory. All legal chain of custody testing services we offer are performed by an AABB-Accredited DNA Testing Laboratory. Therefore your results will be recognized by USCIS or U.S. Embassies worldwide.
How long will the Immigration DNA Testing process take for an immigrant family in NYC?
The turnaround time will be determined by whether all parties reside in the U.S. or if one or all parties reside in their country of origin. If all parties reside in the U.S. the average turnaround time for your testing results to be completed will be 3 business days from the date in which the lab receives all genetic samples.
In the event, the beneficiary and/or the petitioner live in their home country. The average turnaround for results cannot be determined at this time. This is to the current pandemic the entire world is currently experiencing. Most embassies worldwide have temporarily suspended DNA sample collection services until further notice. Please contact our office at 646-383-9778 inquiry about international DNA testing today.
Once all genetic samples have been collected and received by the laboratory. Please allow three working days for your testing to be completed. Upon completion you will be notified and given a status update of your results. A copy of your results will be emailed to you and a physical copy will be mailed out to home.
How long does it take to get a visa after DNA results for NYC residents?
Receiving a visa for some families can be a long process. Unfortunately, there is no set time frame for a person to receive their visa. Over the years, families we assisted with the DNA testing evidence submission portion of the process have stated. They have received their visa on average of 60 days after immigration received their DNA test result.
Please keep in mind, USCIS backlogs during certain times of years may also be the reason for the delay in receiving your visas. It is important that you contact immigration to inquire about the status of your visa if you have been waiting longer than usual.
If you require DNA testing for the purposes of submitting evidence to USCIS or an Embassy. Please do not hesitate to contact our office today at 646-383-9778 for an appointment.
Biological Relationship Testing For Immigration Purposes
When you receive a Request For Evidence letter from USCIS or an Embassy the may provide your family to utilize DNA testing as an option to submit additional evidence when your lacking sufficient evidence to prove a biological relationship. Some of the biological relationship immigration may require your family to prove the petitioner’s biological relationship to the beneficiary. Here are the most common DNA testing relationship options an immigration officer may provide your family.
1. Paternity Testing – This test helps to determine if an alleged father is a biological father of a child
2. Maternity Testing – This test helps to determine if a mother is biologically related to a child
3. Sibling DNA Testing – This test helps to determine if two siblings share a common parent or both parents.
The above-mentioned testing options are the most common tests performed and used to submit evidence that immigration will request.