How much does a paternity test cost NZ?
A standard legal paternity test costs $1300.00 (including GST). All paternity tests carried out by DNA Diagnostics are court acceptable and processed within New Zealand in an ISO 15189 accredited laboratory.
How do I get a DNA test in NZ?
There are 2 basic types of paternity tests:
- PCR: In this test a swab is used to collect a DNA sample from the inside of the cheek of the man and the child. Results take up to 1 week.
- RFLP: This test needs a larger sample of DNA, from a blood test. Blood will be taken from the man and the child.
How much does DNA Cost NZ?
Our comprehensive genetic marker DNA paternity test starts from just EOFY OFFER: $245 NZD or testing alleged father and child, and you get your results in just 5-7 working days from receipt of samples at the laboratory. There are NO EXTRA FEES.
Can u do a paternity test without the father knowing?
DNA tests can be conducted without the father knowing, but the results are strictly for personal information and cannot be used in a court of law. An outside laboratory can help advise a person on the type of testing material/evidence that needs to be collected from the possible father and child.
Can a dad demand a paternity test?
No. A man can refuse to have a DNA test. However a Family Court Judge can take his refusal into account when they make their decision about whether or not to grant a Paternity Order.
Can a paternity test be done without the mother?
You certainly can take a home paternity test without the mother’s DNA. Even though the standard home paternity test kit includes DNA swabs for the mother, father, and the child, it is not required to have the mother’s DNA.
Can a man do a DNA test without mother’s consent?
Regardless of who is instructing the paternity test, written authority is needed from any adult whose samples are provided for DNA testing, and it is a criminal offence to take such a sample without consent.
How do you secretly do a paternity test?
For those who want to test an individual without asking for a cheek swab, there are several alternative ways to gather a sample. Discreet testing is possible using samples such as hair, toothbrushes, fingernail clippings, ear wax swabs, cigarette butts, chewing gum, and much more.
What is a DNA paternity test?
A DNA paternity test is the most accurate method of establishing whether or not a person is the biological father of a child. Paternity testing may be required where it is necessary to prove a relationship between alleged relatives, such as disputes over child custody, child support or estates claims.
How much does a DNA paternity test cost?
Our comprehensive genetic marker DNA paternity test starts from just $345 or testing alleged father and child, and you get your results in just 5-7 working days from receipt of samples at the laboratory. There are NO EXTRA FEES.
How does easydna’s home paternity test work?
With EasyDNA’s home paternity test, you will have the answer you need. Results will show one of two possibilities; if the alleged, tested father is the biological father of the child or children tested, our results will show a probability of 99.99% or higher.
Do you offer legal and immigration paternity testing?
Our laboratories are NATA, ISO17025 accredited. If you need your results for legal or immigration purposes, we can offer you legal and immigration paternity testing which can be presented in courts of law or to the New Zealand immigration authorities as proof of paternity.