The UK Border Agency, Passport Offices and Embassies require that immigration DNA tests be performed by laboratories certified by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), and EDC is included on the list of recommended Ministry of Justice (MOJ) laboratories. The EDC laboratory is ISO-certified for laboratory excellence according to the ISO/IEC 17025 standards.
When should I use an immigration test?
Immigration DNA testing is a paternity, maternity or kinship test that is conducted at the request of the Ministry of Justice for UK immigration testing.
When you need to legally authenticate your family to aid them in obtaining a visa and eventually citizenship. The results will be submitted to the immigration authorities. It is very important that you choose a laboratory, such as EDC, that is accredited by the Ministry of Justice for UK immigration testing. All parts of the immigration testing process, including scheduling the appointment, should be managed by an ISO-certified laboratory according to the ISO/IEC 17025 standards and not a third party.
EDC is an accredited DNA testing laboratory. Our results are accepted for immigration testing purposes.