MyHeritage DNA Adoptee Campaign Over

Update May 5, 2018: Added waiting list information and the free transfer if you tested elsewhere. MyHeritage ran a campaign to provide 15,000 DNA kits to adoptees. The campaign closed recently with over 17,000 people signing up. Over the next 8 days, they will review the applicants to determine who gets the kits. You can read more about the process at MyHeritage is now up to 1.4 million who have tested or transferred their DNA results to MyHeritage.

There is a waiting list if you missed the sign-up date: Also, if you tested elsewhere, you can usually upload your raw data from the other company for free to MyHeritage. Right now, 23andM3 v5 chip kits aren’t an option, but I expect they will be at some point in the not too distant future; earlier versions should be fine to transfer. If you tested with Ancestry DNA, FamilyTree DNA, you are able to transfer results for free.

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