About Living DNA
Living DNA is the world’s most advanced ancestry test, designed to help people understand more about themselves and where they come from in unparalleled detail.
Discover your maternal ancestry
The Living DNA ancestry test looks at over 4,000 areas of your mtDNA, exploring your mother’s direct ancestry to discover which motherline group you belong to.
We have teamed up with scientific experts to present the history of your motherline and haplogroup as accurately as possible.
Help and Guidance
What does the test show?
- What motherline group you belong to
- The history of your motherline group
- Where your motherline group is found across the world
- The possible migration paths of your maternal ancestors
- How you motherline group connects to others
- Famous people in your motherline
How does it work?
- Order your home DNA kit from Living DNA. Price includes sample kit, testing, and results.
- Once you receive your kit, activate it online with your 12-character activation code found within your kit
- The DNA sample collection is a quick and easy procedure that requires a simple mouth swab
- Once you have collected your DNA sample, post it back to us in the free returns bag
- Your online results will be available in 10-12 weeks
- Your results are displayed on an interactive online platform, a personalised ancestry book showing your results is also available to buy