Where is the best place to get a home DNA test in London?

Home DNA test in London

Our peace of mind home DNA tests can be easily bought online and posted direct to any address. The DNA testing kits can also be bought at High Street stores in and around London in Beckton, Southall, Waltham Abbey, Romford, Thurrock and Basildon.

We offer paternity and maternity testing from just £99 with next day results. Sibling, twin, grandparent, aunt and uncle, Y chromosome and single profile tests are also available. The testing kits include full instructions and simply involve rubbing a mouth swab on the inside of your cheek to collect buccal cells.

As soon as we receive your mouth swab samples back at our laboratory, our scientists extract the DNA from the cheek cells and the testing process begins. You can get your results by email the same day or next day depending on which timeframe you choose.

All types of home DNA testing in London

As well as the standard home DNA tests, we also offer prenatal DNA testting, toothbrush testing and nail DNA testing. Legal DNA testing and immigration DNA testing is also available.

Prenatal paternity tests can be used to non-invasively determine paternity of a baby before birth. This innovative test can be performed as early as 5 weeks after conception. The test is completely safe to the mother and unborn child.

The mother needs to supply a blood sample and the alleged father uses a mouth swab to collect his DNA. The testing kit can be sent to an address of your choice, and there are three options for the blood sample collection:

  • You can contact a medical professional to have the blood sample taken (such as your GP or nurse)
  • We can send out one of our trained sample collectors to an address of your choice
  • You can use one of our Walk in Centres in North or South London.

Prenatal paternity testing is priced at £875 and results can take up to 7 days. We also offer an express 4-day service for an extra £200.  

Toothbrushes and nail clippings have also been proven to be a good source of DNA and offer an alternative method of testing. An advantage is that samples can be collected in an unobtrusive manner. For example, using a mouth swab on older children could lead to awkward questions in the case of paternity disputes. Our in-house scientists will perform a viability study and if they can get a DNA profile from the nail clippings or toothbrush, then a standard DNA test can be performed in the usual way.

All DNA relationship testing is performed at our award-winning UK laboratory where we analyse up to 35 DNA markers.

If you have any queries or require further information, please call AlphaBiolabs, the experts in DNA testing, on 0333 600 1300 or email