Sample Submission

Follow this process when submitting your samples:

  1. Decide on the appropriate dating option/s.
  2. Prepare your sample/s. This depends on your sample type and size requirements.
  3. Complete the Sample Submission Form (PDF, Word Doc or Online)
  4. Send sample/s to the Waikato Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory. Check turnaround time for when you can expect results from testing.
  5. The Lab will email you confirmation once we have received the sample/s.
  6. The Lab will date the sample/s following our operating procedures.
  7. You will receive an Age Report that includes the calibrated age range for your sample/s.


We are unable to return spare sample material.

If you have any questions regarding the sample submission process, please contact us.