As of April 14, 2021, the following tests have delays in normal turnaround times:

Y-DNA – 6 to 8 weeks

Big Y – 12 to 14 weeks

Once we receive your DNA sample in the lab, you will be notified of receipt via the email address associated with your account, we send your sample directly to the lab for processing. Processing times vary depending upon the test(s) ordered.

Result processing times:

  • Family Finder results typically take 2 to 4 weeks
  • mtDNA results typically take 6 to 8 weeks
  • Y-DNA (excluding Big Y) results typically take 3 to 6 weeks
  • Big Y-700 results typically take 6 to 10 weeks

Pending dates are an estimate only and subject to lab volume and quality control.

After we notify you that we have received your kit, you may sign in to your myFTDNA account to check your expected results date.

Please note that your batch number is not a good indicator of when your test will be complete; this is only an indication of when your test was ordered in our lab.