Fully accredited,
our results are trusted
by the UK legal system

Accurate and confidential
DNA paternity tests with
results in 3-5 working days

We are experts
in providing DNA testing
for immigration cases

Legal Aid funding for
DNA paternity and
relationship analysis


We offer a comprehensive
drug and alcohol
testing service


Fast, accurate and
confidential DNA paternity
tests from just £95


We provide
relationship testing for
proof of siblingship

Part of QuantuMDx,
driving the future
of DNA analysis


For 20 years NorthGene has provided DNA identity testing services to the legal profession, coroners, embassies and the public. Our specialist staff pride themselves in offering a friendly and efficient service from our UK based accredited laboratories.

Fully Accredited Service

Testing-PosNorthGene has the best quality procedures in place to ensure the services we provide are to the very highest standards.

NorthGene is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to the quality and technical standard of BS EN/ISO17025:2005 for its paternity, maternity, sibling and family relationship testing. NorthGene is also registered with the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to perform legal and immigration DNA Testing to be used in the family law courts. Our UK laboratories are regularly visited and inspected by UKAS providing you with peace of mind in the accuracy and reliability of your results.


NorthGene is part of QuantuMDx Group

Q-POC – The Handheld Laboratory

The Future of DNA Analysis

NorthGene is part of QuantuMDx Group, whose handheld laboratory will deliver DNA analysis in minutes for a few pounds by the patient’s side. We envisage our pioneering device:

  • in the hands of healthworkers worldwide to help tackle humanitarian health challenges such as cancer and TB
  • supporting police in scene of crime and roadside testing
  • offering professionals the ability to run an identity test in minutes


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The Life Science Village


NorthGene's labs are based in the International Centre for Life, a self sustaining science village in the heart of Newcastle.

Almost 600 people from 35 countries currently work at the Centre for Life where researchers, doctors and nurses work alongside people in the fields of education, public engagement and business.