Our Locations – International – Africa – Ivory Coast

DNA REFERENCE LAB (DRL) is an AABB accredited laboratory and supplier of DNA testing services for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Embassies, and many immigration offices around the world. DRL provides the DNA parentage tests for immigration purposes which are required to be performed by an AABB accredited member. With more than a decade of experience in providing familial DNA Testing worldwide, DRL has become an expert on immigration DNA testing interpretations for government agencies, local embassies, and our immigration clients. Our immigration consultants are dedicated to serving our clients in Ivory Coast by working closely with U.S. Embassies and petitioners, as well as with immigration attorneys, and Embassy-approved panel physicians within Ivory Coast. Each of the testing processes is carefully monitored to ensure appropriate family verification, accuracy, and a satisfying experience.

What you need to know

  • Most tests require 3-way shipping to and from the Embassy in Ivory Coast.
  • DRL will ship the sample collection kit to the US consulate in Ivory Coast Embassy.
  • Upon completion of the test, DRL will ship test results to the U.S. Embassy in Ivory Coast; via Fed Ex as well as a copy to our clients.

How to start?

1. Complete and fax your DNA request letter provided by the Embassy to 1-210-615-0100 for receiving a complete quote for your DNA Testing needs. We will review your case promptly and provide a total quote for your ease.

2. Once samples are received, we will begin analyzing them. After the testing is complete, a certified copy of the original results will be shipped to the Embassy first and then another copy will be provided to you. We also include a letter of explanation for your convenience.


U.S. Embassy, Attn: Consular Section, IV Unit, 01 B.P. 1712 Abidjan 01 Cote d’Ivoire

Wait time

4 week minimum

Pre-Paid air bills


Collection Fee

CFA8,000 approx $18.00


$75.00 per shipment