Upload your DNA data

Join the Chinese DNA database for FREE!

If you've already taken a DNA test with 23andMe® or AncestryDNA™ now you can upload your DNA data to ZuyuanDNA.

Your DNA will be matched with each person in our database including local birth parents and adoptees to find relatives up to 3rd cousin, it's totally FREE!

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I download DNA data?

You can download your DNA data from your provider's website. For detailed instructions, please click the link below.

How can I view my match reports?

The reports will be sent to you by email, you could view the reports in the attached PDF file. The features to view match reports online is under development.

When will I get my reports?

Normally, your reports will be ready within 4 weeks once you've uploaded your DNA data, but it can take up to 6 weeks.

What versions of DNA data can I upload?

For 23andMe® customers, you can upload all versions of DNA data tested after November 2010 (DNA chip version 3, 4 and 5). Currently we do not support 23andMe® data tested before November 2010 (DNA chip version 1 and 2).

For customers of AncestryDNA™ you can upload all versions of it's DNA data.

What DNA relatives can I match in the ZuyuanDNA database?

Your DNA relatives are people who share at least one common ancestor with you within the last 4 generations. At ZuyuanDNA, there are 5 tiers of DNA relatives you can match:

  1. Your Immediate Family. Including parents, siblings and offspring.

  2. Your Close Family. Including grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and half-siblings.

  3. Your 1st Cousin. Including first cousins, grand-aunts, grand-uncles, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, half-aunts, half-uncles, half-nephews and half-nieces.

  4. Your 1st-2nd Cousin. Including second cousins, first cousins once removed, first cousins twice removed, half first cousins, half grand-aunts, half grand-uncles, half grand-nephews, half grand-nieces and half first cousins once removed.

  5. Your 2nd-3rd Cousin. Including third cousins, second cousins once removed, second cousins twice removed, half second cousins, half second cousins once removed and half first cousins twice removed.

Please note that ZuyuanDNA does not report distant relationships beyond 3rd cousin.

Will I receive updates of DNA relative matches in the future?

Yes. Once your DNA data is in our database, you will automatically be matched with all the other customers in the database. When a new DNA relative match shows up, you will receive an email report on the details of the matched DNA relative. The updates are free for a lifetime.

How do you protect my privacy?

Your privacy is our top priority. We follow the Privacy Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services to protect your privacy. We believe that you should always in control of your data, including what information to share with others, and whether to use our service anonymously. You could also choose to completely delete all your data from our database at anytime.