Joining a Project FAQ

I haven't been tested yet. How do I join the project?
You join the project by ordering a dna test at FTDNA through the project, by posting your family pedigree on the WFNForum.net Pedigree Forum, or by transferring your result into the surname project at Family Tree DNA.

I've been tested at FTDNA. How do I join the project?
In your FTDNA page is a blue button labeled "join". Click on that button, then select the surname, then select a second gray join button which is lower on the page. Or, you can call or email FTDNA and ask them to transfer you into the project - or you can send us your kit number AND code (password) and we can transfer you in.
We hope that you'll also post your family pedigree at the Forum and encourage the other researcher that you work with to join in, both in posting their pedigrees and in getting the yDNA of their ancestral family on record in the project.

I was tested at another company. Can I join your project?
Yes, if you were tested at one of the companies whose results we accept for posting. We will post your results if you submit them in the table we provide. We require that you provide your earliest known ancestor and pedigree.

I was part of the NGGP. How do I join this project?
You can transfer yourself, your results and your retained sample to Family Tree DNA.
Go to your National Geographic Genographic Project page.
Log in using your kit number.
On the next page, click on "I acknowledge".
On the next page, scroll all the way down to the bottom.  You will see "learn more" in small blue letters near the bottom of the page.  Click on it.
Check "I agree".
Fill out the FTDNA form "Adding Your Record to FTDNA" and click "Continue"
You should be able to finish it from there. 
Once you have been transferred into FamilyTreeDNA, you will be given access to a "personal page".  In your FTDNA page is a blue button labeled "join".  Click on that button, then select the surname, then select a second gray join button which is lower on the page.  Or, you can call or email FTDNA and ask them to transfer you into the project (713) 868-1438 or http://www.familytreedna.com/contact.html
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Can I join more than one surname project?
Yes, FTDNA allows each participant to belong to 2 surname projects AND a geographic project
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How do I join an mtDNA project? (example is for T1 Project)
To join the T1 project
Or, you can contact Family Tree DNA and ask them to transfer you.

How do I join the genographic project?
1. Go to your FTDNA Personal page
2. Open "Genographic Project"
3. Click "I agree" and then "Continue"
4. Confirm your personal details and submit the order by clicking "continue"
5. Arrange Payment and click "Confirm”.