NorthGene are specialists in providing DNA testing in immigration cases where relationships are disputed or need to be proven.
DNA testing is now regularly used by the Home Office and British Posts overseas to confirm disputed relationships in cases of immigration. NorthGene 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 and our reports are recognised by the Home Office. Northgene operates within a strict chain of custody in accordance with Ministry of Justice guidelines. For more information about what is involved in having a DNA Relationship Test undertaken for immigration purposes, please see our step-by-step guide.
If you need further guidance on what type of test you may require please call our Client Liaison team on 0870 803 0999 who will be happy to talk you through the options.
How much does it cost?
|Immigration Cases||Cost Including VAT|
|The charges quoted are for each separate report required|
|Paternity / Maternity Test (for up to 3 people)*|
*Please note that if more than one report is required e.g. If paternity and maternity reports are required, an extra charge of £60 for each additional report will be incurred.
|Sibling Test* (for up to 3 people)|
*Please note if a siblingship and a paternity/maternity/other report is required an additional charge will be incurred.
|– For every extra sample required|
Each additional sample includes the cost of an additional report.
|– For each additional report|
Each test includes the cost of one report.
|– If clinic appointments are required||£30|
for each sample
How To Book Your Immigration Test
Please download and complete the Registration Form below to book your Immigration test.
The Registration Form is available as either an Acrobat PDF or a Microsoft Word document. Choose whichever is your preference and click the link to download the form.
You can complete the Registration Form by opening the file on a computer and typing your details in the designated fields. Or, if you prefer, you can print the form out and complete it by hand (if so please use a black pen and write in capitals).
You can upload the completed document to us by returning to this web page, clicking the button below and attaching your Registration Form.
If you prefer you can send the completed Registration Form by post to:
Client Liaison Team
International Centre for Life
Newcastle upon Tyne
*Calls to 0870 numbers are usually free from landlines. If the cost of the call worries you please send us an email and we will call you back.