The most advanced DNA test to discover your ancestry

Explore the stories of your ancestors with the most personalized gift for all the family.

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A detailed view of your ancestry

Living DNA offers advanced ancestry DNA reports, delivering an enriching view of your ancestry from 80,000 years ago until recent times.

A detailed view of your ancestry

Specialist Ancestry

Living DNA provides unrivalled worldwide ancestry results that can pinpoint your DNA, spanning over 150 regions across the globe. Within particular regions, we can go look even further at your ancestry and display sub-regional breakdowns that show you that extra level of detail about you.

African Ancestry

British Ancestry

European Ancestry

Specialist Ancestry

Recent ancestry

Using our unique DNA Constellations method, you’ll gain an insight into your ancestry at a level previously unseen. Explore 500 years of your family ancestry from all over the world.

Recent ancestry

Sub-regional breakdown

Delve deeper into your ancestry with our unique sub-regional breakdown, giving you that extra level of detail.

Sub-regional breakdown

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

Extended ancestry

Look back tens of thousands of years ago and discover your ancestor's migrations from Africa.

Extended ancestry

Your full ancestry experience

The full ancestry experience is the most advanced in the industry, offering a complete view of your ancestry and delivered through an intuitive interactive online platform.

Your full ancestry experience

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Our simple ancestry DNA test process

1

Purchase your Living DNA ancestry kit online

We ship by standard or express, anywhere

2

Take our simple DNA Mouth Swab

Pop it in the post using our free return bag

3

Results ready in six - eight weeks

Track kit status and view results online, anytime

Impressive British Isles breakdown

I was really impressed with the breakdown they provided, especially because a lot of my ancestry is UK based. The results matched up really well with my paper trails and helped confirm a few things too. I am looking forward to more updates on other regional breakdowns and finding matches.

Impressive British Isles breakdown

Full ancestry DNA kit FAQ's

Living DNA’s ancestry experience is the most advanced in the industry, working to determine not only the countries where your ancestry is from, but where possible, sub-regions within those countries. The result is a DNA kit with the greatest number of DNA-based regions and sub-regions compared to any other in the industry.

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We’ve built Living DNA to provide ancestry breakdowns for over 150 worldwide regions, including 21 sub-regions within the British Isles and 72 genetic regions within Africa.

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Taking your sample is fast and painless. No eating or drinking an hour before swabbing, except water. Simply swab the inner cheek of your mouth for 45-60 seconds and pop your swab back in the tube, pushing the lid down until it clicks.

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.