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8 continental ancestry regions

Your DNA breakdown for 8 regions around the world. We compare the markers in your DNA inherited from the last five to six generations from your ancestors against our regions to help you understand how this fits in with your DNA story.

For a limited time.

8 continental ancestry regions

DNA matching

Discover your extended family through our DNA matching tool with genetic matches all over the world. Opt in to Family Networks and connect with global users to see how much DNA you share.

DNA matching

Your upload experience

The Living DNA upload experience allows you to explore an ancestry taster through an interactive portal and connects you with DNA matches all over the world. Unlock additional reports that provide you with a high-level analysis of your recent ancestry results and upgrade to even more wellbeing related traits that can impact your lifestyle.

Your upload experience

How our DNA uploads work

Step 1 Download results from previous tester
Step 1

Download results from previous tester

Step 2 Upload your DNA file to the Living DNA platform
Step 2

Upload your DNA file to the Living DNA platform

Step 3 Your results will start to be ready in 48 hours
Step 3

Your results will start to be ready in 48 hours

Uploading raw DNA data FAQs


We accept DNA data from AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage, FamilyTreeDNA (Family Finder), Illumina, Gene by Gene, and National Geographic (Geno 2.0).

Please upload a TXT, CSV, ZIP or GZ File.

For a limited amount of time, you will receive a continental result. By uploading to us, you will have the option to pay for an upgrade to receive full autosomal results. You will not have the option to upgrade to the deep ancestry.


Create a Living DNA account, upload your DNA data through your portal and hit the upload file button at the bottom of your screen.

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Raw DNA data files contain SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphism), or genetic markers, that you have tested positive for. Our system translates this raw data into a format which can be easily interpreted in a user friendly and easy to understand manner.

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You have the option to pay for an upgrade and receive your full autosomal results which will include regional and sub-regional breakdowns, where possible. You will also have the option to upgrade to receive your full wellbeing report if your original DNA provider tested for the majority of SNP markers required.


At Living DNA we take the job of being custodians of your data very seriously. We’re committed to your privacy and security at all times.