At Paternity For Life, we are following all advice provide by both the UK Government, local health authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) and taking extra precautionary steps to ensure the health and safety of our laboratory staff and customer service team to minimise any disruption to testing
Please be advised our laboratory is still operational, and we are currently not experiencing any delays with processing of samples.
For our Legal Collection Appointments, Paternity For Life recommends using WJ Legal. WJ Legal is a Legal Forensic Sampling Company who can attend your home address for collection of your sample. All WJ Legal Sample Collectors are forensically aware and can safely and hygienically take all needed samples. Our collectors already enforce strict hygiene practices during collections but will be taking extra precautions over the coming weeks including the use of gloves, face masks and sterile wipes.
That being said, if you are experiencing any virus-like symptoms or have travelled overseas in the past 14 days, we recommend delaying your collection or rescheduling your appointment to a later date.
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly staff on 0330 133 1944
At Paternity For Life, we recognise that DNA testing can be a highly emotional process for everyone involved and the results from a DNA test can be life changing. Therefore, we offer a personalised service, with laboratory scientists handling your case and communicating with you throughout the entire process. From the initial contact, to arranging sample collection and through to explaining your results, know that you are in the safe hands with our highly experienced staff who know the ins and outs of DNA testing.
Because of how significant the outcomes of DNA testing can be, we recognise that it is important you select a reliable provider to complete your testing. At Paternity For Life, our management have years of experience in DNA testing and work directly in this field. Their experience has allowed us to establish strong relationships with embassies and consulates worldwide, meaning we can facilitate DNA testing no matter where you may be located.
At Paternity For Life, our laboratory is a fully scientifically accredited lab, accredited to the highest international standards by NATA and ILAC. We are an ISO 17025 rated lab, which is an internationally recognized standard of quality. Paternity For Life also participates in proficiency DNA testing through the College of American Pathologists, which ensure we comply with testing standards standard with the top DNA testing laboratories worldwide.
You can also be assured that your DNA testing is being completed by a highly accredited laboratory. At Paternity For Life, all legal DNA testing is completed by our laboratory that has been accredited by the Ministry of Justice as a body that may carry out parentage tests directed by the civil courts in England and Wales, under section 20 of the Family Law Reform Act 1969. We also comply with the Department of Health’s Code of Practice and Guidance on Genetic Paternity DNA Testing Services.
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