It‘s just saliva.
No blood. No needles.

Our home-based saliva collection kit is all you need to send your DNA to the lab. We have made the process as simple as possible.

Three steps. It‘s simple.

All from home. No blood. No needles. Just a small saliva sample.

Order

Your saliva collection kit typically arrives within 3 to 5 days. Express shipping is available.

Spit

Follow kit instructions to spit in the tube provided — all from home. Register your saliva sample tube using the barcode so we know it belongs to you, and mail it back to our lab in the pre-paid package.

Discover

In approximately 6-8 weeks, we will send you an email to let you know your reports are ready in your online account. Log in and start discovering what your DNA says about you.

See how to get started

What is in the kit?

Genetic reports.
Backed by science.

Our rigorous quality standards:

  • Our Carrier Status Tests meet FDA criteria for being scientifically and clinically valid
  • All saliva samples are processed in CLIA-certified and CAP-accredited labs
  • Genotyping is a well-established and reliable platform for analyzing DNA
  • Our scientists and medical experts use a rigorous process to develop the reports
  • Your personalized reports are based on well-established scientific and medical research
Learn more.
Privacy Practices

Your privacy is our priority.

You are in control. You choose how your personal genetic information is used and shared.

  • We will not share your individual data without your explicit consent
  • A federal law (GINA) provides protection from employer and health insurance discrimination based on your genetics
  • We do not provide information to law enforcement unless we are required to comply with a valid subpoena or court order

Learn more details about our privacy practices.

Security matters.

We have measures in place to prevent unauthorized access and ensure appropriate use of your genetic information.

  • Separate databases keep your genetic information decoupled from your personally identifiable information, protecting your identity
  • External firewalls restrict unauthorized connections to our databases
  • All connections to our website are encrypted using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology
Security

Hi. Still have questions about how it works?

Here are just a few of the things people frequently ask about 23andMe.
If you don't see your question here, get in touch with us.

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1. Order

Your saliva collection kit typically arrives within 3–5 days. Express shipping is available.

2. Spit

Follow kit instructions to spit in the tube provided – all from home. Register your saliva sample tube using the barcode, so we know it belongs to you, and mail it back to our lab in the pre-paid package.

3. Discover

In approximately 6-8 weeks, we will send you an email to let you know your reports are ready in your online account. Login and start discovering what your DNA says about you.