DNA Diagnostics Centre (DDC) is the world's largest, most trusted provider of private DNA testing services. We are an international company with European regional headquarters in London, UK.
DDC UK, our European headquarters, helps us fulfill our mission to provide the highest-quality DNA testing services to clients around the globe. DDC UK's mission is to serve the DNA testing needs of our clients in the UK and throughout Europe.
More than a decade ago, DDC was founded on the belief that advancements in genetic science and technology should translate into useful DNA testing services that the public can access easily and affordably. Our scientists—leading international experts in the DNA testing field—continually work to refine the latest testing technologies and processes to ensure that we are providing the highest-quality testing available. Our business units also continually work to find ways of increasing the accessibility of our services to clients everywhere around the world.
We pride ourselves on being the global leader in the private DNA testing industry. We were the first to implement robotics technology in our laboratory, increasing the reliability of our testing procedures. In addition, our special Dual Process™, through which we perform all our DNA tests twice, enables us to achieve test results of unrivalled quality and reliability.
DDC is recognised by health care workers, legal professionals, and media outlets around the world as the most trustworthy source of DNA testing. Our client services staff—highly trained, knowledgeable, and understanding—has solidified our reputation as the top provider of paternity tests and other family relationship DNA tests.
Important accrediting organisations in the DNA testing industry also recognise us for our excellent testing services. Through the Forensic Quality Services-International accreditation program, our laboratory has been certified for meeting the ISO/IEC 17025 standards. Our laboratory has also received accreditation by AABB, ASCLD/LAB-International, CAP, NYSDOH, and CLIA. Read more about our accreditations and certifications by visiting the Accreditations page.
For more information about DDC and DDC UK, please submit an information request using our DNA test contact form or call us at
0800 860 0856.