Discover the family story your DNA can tell.

Uncover your ethnic mix, discover distant relatives, and find new details about your unique family history with AncestryDNA.

AncestryDNA—The World's Largest Consumer DNA Database.

Get started in a few simple steps.

Order your complete kit with easy-to-follow instructions.

Return a small saliva sample in the prepaid envelope.

Your DNA will be analyzed at more than 700,000 genetic markers.

Within 6-8 weeks, expect an email with a link to your online results.

Nigerian? Sicilian? What are you?

AncestryDNA can estimate your origins to more than 500 regions around the world.

Connect with relatives you never knew you had.

Once you've taken your test, we'll search our global network of AncestryDNA members and identify the people who share your DNA. There's no limit to what you might discover—together.

More people tested means more ways to connect.

With more than 15 million people now in our database and the unique ability to connect with Ancestry’s billions of historical records and millions of family trees, AncestryDNA can help deliver the richest family stories—and solve the toughest family mysteries.

“ProGenealogists recommends AncestryDNA as an indispensable tool for family history discoveries.”
Kyle Betit
Senior Genealogy Researcher
ProGenealogists, an Ancestry Group Company

Read about some real-life discoveries.

Learn how AncestryDNA has helped people see themselves in a whole new way.

A serious ethnic mix

Australian Ali Clemesha thought she knew her ethnic background, but her DNA results revealed so much more with some exotic surprises.

Redefining a sense of self

Mark Carter believed he was 100% British. But he soon discovered there was a lot more to his story.

Connected beyond Colombia

Isabel Rojas always identified with her Bogotá roots. But her DNA results took her ancestry to unexpected places.

AncestryDNA

The leader in DNA testing for family history

AncestryDNA—The World's Largest Consumer DNA Database.

Get started in a few simple steps.

Order your complete kit with easy-to-follow instructions.

Return a small saliva sample in the prepaid envelope.

Your DNA will be analyzed at more than 700,000 genetic markers.

Within 6-8 weeks, expect an email with a link to your online results.

Top questions about AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA

The leader in DNA testing for family history