2. Get authorization from your doctor or lawyer.
Paternity testing in New York State must be authorized by a physician or attorney licensed in New York.
3. Call IDENTIGENE to make a collection appointment.Give us a call at 888-404-4363 (M-F, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm)
4. Bring your kit and your photo ID to your appointment.
For participants without an ID, the collector can accept a recent, clear photo; the collector may even take a picture at the time of collection. The collector will verify ID and complete a chain-of-custody form for each person.
5. At the appointment, collect samples using simple cheek swabs.
To maintain chain-of-custody, the collector will send all samples and paperwork directly to IDENTIGENE.