Legal DNA Testing

  • Award-winning, accredited laboratory
  • Next day results as standard, or upgrade to same day
  • Court-admissible results
  • Up to 45 DNA markers (loci) analysed – double the industry standard
  • Sample collection service available
  • FREE sample collection for legally instructed DNA tests at our walk-in centres
  • Only a simple cheek (buccal) swab required for most tests
  • Over ONE MILLION genetic tests performed since 2004

Trusted by solicitors, local authorities and members of the public for legally-instructed DNA testing

Fast, accurate and reliable DNA testing for legal matters

AlphaBiolabs’ legal DNA testing provides a simple and accurate way of determining the biological relationship between individuals.

With same-day or next-day results available, we offer a comprehensive range of DNA tests for legal matters, working with members of the public, solicitors, social workers, local authorities and Family Court.

Our trained clinicians can collect DNA samples from any location, including homes, offices or even prisons if needed, while following chain of custody conditions to ensure DNA test results are admissible in court.

We also offer FREE sample collection for legally-instructed DNA tests at our walk-in centres.

Legal clients trust AlphaBiolabs for:

  • Paternity testing
  • Prenatal paternity testing
  • Maternity testing
  • Sibling DNA testing
  • Aunt DNA testing
  • Uncle DNA testing
  • Grandparent testing
  • Y Chromosome testing
  • Single genetic profile testing
  • Viability testing

You can request a quote online today. Alternatively, contact our friendly and knowledgeable Customer Services team on 01 402 9466 or by emailing

Price Match Promise: we will match any like-for-like quote then beat it by 5%

DNA test results for court

We understand how important it is to receive clear reports that can be easily interpreted in court.

That’s why our DNA test reports are simple, concise, and easy to understand, so you’ll be left in no doubt about our findings.

AlphaBiolabs can also provide Statement of Witness reports which explain the fine details of our legal testing, and are fully admissible in court.

Solicitors, social workers, local authorities, Family Court, specialist immigration solicitors and members of the public use the results of our legally-instructed DNA tests for:

100% accurate, court-approved DNA tests

Although we provide the fastest results on the market for legal DNA tests, this does not mean that we compromise on quality.

AlphaBiolabs is an ISO 17025-accredited laboratory, meeting the highest international quality standards.

We analyse up to 45 DNA markers (loci) in a single test – double the industry standard – and have invested in the very latest DNA testing technology, so you can be confident that your DNA samples have been analysed using the very best scientific methods.

Over ONE MILLION genetic tests performed since 2004

Case management

Our extensive experience working with the legal sector means we are well-versed in providing effective case management, so you can be sure every step in the testing process is managed with care and expertise.

AlphaBiolabs’ case management team, including your dedicated acount manager, will:

  • Ensure we have all the information we need to progress your case
  • Book the collection appointment with your client
  • Manage the appointment process with AlphaBiolabs’ collection team
  • Liaise with AlphaBiolabs’ in-house DNA laboratory following receipt of samples
  • Update the instructing party on the progress of the case
  • Ensure invoicing is timely and accurate

Your account manager can also advise on which DNA test is best for your case.

DNA sample collection

Our network of specially trained clinicians can collect DNA samples from any location across Ireland including homes, hostels, workplaces, offices and prisons, depending on your client’s needs.

We also offer free sample collection for legally-instructed DNA tests at our walk-in centres.*

All samples collected for legal DNA tests are obtained under strict chain of custody conditions, ensuring our DNA test results are admissible in court.

To book a sample collection appointment, call 01 402 9466 or email to register your case.

Alternatively you can request a quote for DNA testing online now.

*Please note that before a client attends one of our walk-in centres, you must first register your case by calling 01 402 9466.

Get a quote for legal DNA testing now

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I am very impressed with the exceptionally high quality, service and speed. I will be using your company in all future referrals. 

Helen Sangster
Family Solicitor, Yaffe Jackson Ostrin Solicitors

Very impressed
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Very impressed with the speed of the report turnaround. This is key in childcare cases that we deal with.

Amy Bellingham
Family Law Soilicitor, Elliot Bridgman Solicitors

Excellent service
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Excellent service and all round very user friendly.

Colm McLaughlin
Solicitor, Canter Levin and Berg Solicitors

Excellent turnaround
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Excellent turnaround times, arrived very quickly with the results.

Christopher Miles
Solicitor, Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors