Type of Sample
Price Success Rate

Blood on Filter paper
€75 90% or higher

Also called Whatman, Matrix or Parchment; less than 60 days old. Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.

€75 90% or higher

Frozen vial (Sperm bank) or fresh swab; Semen on fabric. Ship in paper envelope.

Blood stain on fabric
€75 60-90%

Includes bandages, gauze and facial tissues (Kleenex) or napkins. Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.

Fingernail/nail Clippings
€75 60-90%

Need 5-10 clippings. Ship in paper envelope.

Tissue (muscles, organs); non-embalmed
€150 60-90%

Depends on age and storage conditions; CHAIN ONLY. Request consultation.

Ear Swab
€75 60-90%

Ship in paper envelope.

Umbilical Cord
€75 60-90%

Dried, must have a reference sample from mother. Ship in paper envelope or as preserved.

Semen stain on fabric
€75 60-90%

Area should be indicated on fabric; incl bandages, gauze & tissues or napkins. Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.

Hair with roots
€75 60% or less

Ensure roots are present (7-10 hairs) - shed or cut hair will not work. Ship in paper envelope.

Razor (Electric, Disposable)
€75 60% or less

Send entire blade or disposable razor, debris can be sent in envelope. Ship in paper envelope.

Cigarette butts
€75 60% or less

Depends on type/brand. Ship in paper envelope.

Chewing gum
€75 60% or less

Sugarless preferred. Ship in plastic Zip-Lock bag.

€75 60% or less

Facial tissue (Kleenex), napkin or paper towel. Ship in paper envelope.

€75 60% or less

Depends on storage condition / swab inside of condom. Ship in paper envelope.

€75 60% or less

Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.

Soda can / drinking glass / plastic container
€75 60% or less

Swab well w/ cotton swab or send in article with area clearly marked. Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.

Tampon/Feminine Pad
€75 60% or less

Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.

Drinking straw
€75 60% or less

Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.

Envelope flaps
€75 60% or less

Depends on age of envelope and how sealed. Request consultation.

Bones from exhumed body

For forensic cases only. Request consultation.


Molar, premolar or canine preferred. Ship in paper envelope.


Femur or humorus bone, 3-4 inches in length use clean blade. Request consultation.

Discreet DNA testing services

There may be cases where where it is not possible to obtain the DNA samples to perform a DNA test through the standard oral swab that is provided with our DNA testing kit. In such situations, EasyDNA Ireland offers a state of the art DNA forensic test service that is able to process different discreet DNA samples in order to obtain a usable DNA sample. The sample can be used for our standard paternity test, as well as for our other range of DNA tests.

Based on extensive experience in DNA Forensic Testing, EasyDNA is able to process a wide range of samples ranging from the more common hair and blood DNA testing, to more complex cases involving samples such as bones and age old envelopes and stamps. We recommend that you contact our expert advisors so that we can discuss your case and identify the best testing options.

A comprehensive list of forensic DNA samples is shown below. The list also includes information about packaging and sending the samples, the additional cost per sample as well as the expected DNA extraction rate. Please also review the terms and conditions for more information.

More information on discreet DNA samples:

You can obtain more information on our information site on hair dna.

Note: We can only guarantee standard result turnaround time when testing takes place solely using oral swab samples. Using a discreet sample for your test may lead to an increase in turnaround time.

Our team is at your disposal to answer any questions you may have regarding your case. In addition, we also suggest you review our frequently asked questions section for more information about our forensic DNA testing services in Ireland.

Human tissue act exemptions

There are exemptions whereby the Human Tissue Act no longer is applied. This is when any biological tissue samples were collected before 2006, the year in which the law came into force. There other cases in which the law may not apply but these are exceptional cases; even in cases of tissue from the deceased, informed consent is still required.


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