If you are the owner or primary kit manager of third party (such as Ancestry.com or 23andMe) results, you may transfer them by following these steps.

  1. Go to the Autosomal Transfer Program page.
  2. If you already have an existing FTDNA account, click Already have a Family Tree DNA account?, otherwise enter your contact information and click Try it Free!
    Note: If the data is for a different individual than your existing kit, you will need to create a new kit.  Each kit is specific to each individual.
  3. Click Upload Raw Data
  4. Select the file you wish to upload from your computer.  You can upload .txt and .zip file formats.
  5. You will automatically be taken to your main account page.
  6. This free transfer will allow you to see a sample of twenty matches.  To see these matches, click on Matches
  7. To contact these matches, and to see your complete match list and ethnic breakdown, click on Unlock for Free
  8. You can copy/paste the link provided to upload four other sets of data to unlock for free. Alternatively you will be able to unlock this data for a $39 fee.