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Driscoll of Cork
Join the DNA Project

These instructions are for those who already have DNA tests on file at Family Tree DNA (FTDNA).

  1. Log in to your FTDNA account.
  2. Click Projects on the menu bar, then click Join.
  3. You will see a project search page. On that page is a search box. Type Driscoll in the box and click SEARCH.
  4. Click the link of the project called Driscoll.
  5. On this Join page there will be an orange button at the bottom labeled JOIN. Click that button.
  6. There is a chance you might see an error message. IGNORE IT.
  7. Wait for an email confirming that you are in the project. We know your registration was successfully processed when we see your name and kit number show up in the member list.
  8. If you do not see a confirmation email within 24-48 hours of sending your join request, email the project administrator or co-administrator.

If you have not yet done any DNA testing, or you need to transfer a third party DNA test to Family Tree DNA, click here to obtain the appropriate DNA product at Family Tree DNA.

Transferring a Third Party Y-DNA Product to FTDNA

If you order one of FTDNA's $58 third party Y-DNA products, you will see your matches.

If you order one of FTDNA's $19 third party Y-DNA products, you will not see matches in your FTDNA account. The project administrators of any projects you join will see only the markers which were tested at the third party company, which may not necessarily be the ones tested at FTDNA.

If you purchase the $19 transfer, then later decide you want to upgrade and see Y-DNA matches, you take the following steps:

  1. Log in to your FTDNA account.
  2. Click the orange ORDER AN UPGRADE button.
  3. Click ORDER A STANDARD TEST.
  4. Choose (as an example) UPGRADE Y-DNA46 to Y-DNA37.
  5. Once that testing is completed, you will see your FTDNA matches.

Transferring a Third Party A-DNA Product to FTDNA

The appropriate product for transferring autosomal DNA (A-DNA) is called Autosomal DNA Transfer.


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