Immigration Testing - Genetic Evidence of Claimed Relationship
The USCIS and U.S. often require that immigration applicants obtain genetic evidence of any claimed relationship. DNA testing can verify biological relations when extra proof is needed. This DNA technology is the only non-documentary method that can be used for verification of a biological relationship. RSC Health is here to help.
Immigration DNA Testing Specifications
With a goal to become a citizen or resident of the United States under the conclusion that you are a relative of a U.S. citizen, you will need to provide conclusive evidence of an existing relationship. Each of these tests is distinct and conducted on a case-by-case situation. Call us to learn more about the specific immigration test you will need.
Citizens of the United States can file a petition for the legal immigration of their spouses, parents, children, or siblings. Those who are permanent residents can also file petitions for their spouses and unmarried children.
Usually there is sufficient evidence in written documents and records to confirm a specific biological relationship by the Immigration Services Department. However, in certain instances where written documents do not suffice, it’s usually advices to undergo voluntary DNA testing. These tests can also be requested for passports and immigrations, but can also be requested for other reasons.
If testing is advised, it’s important to determine the reason for the test. The purpose dictates which U.S. Agency is in charge of sample collection and reports.
Fees are required by all test subjects. The USCIS or Embassy is not responsible for payment of these fees.
Immigration DNA testing is associated with two different fees.