This page contains the contact data of German institutions who can assist with genealogic inquiries or the location of missing persons in Germany.
Please note that the Consulate is not in a position to recommend any special one of the services listed below and that fees may occur, which would have to be supported by you.
For in-depth research about your ancestry it may be advisable to consult the services of a professional genealogist. You may contact the following association:
German Association of Genealogists
Verband deutschsprachiger Berufsgenealogen e.V.
German Red Cross
Search Service Munich
German Center for Genealogy
(Deutsche Zentralstelle für Genealogie)
Tel.: +49-341 255-5551
German Association of Genealogical Unions
Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft genealogischer Verbände e. V. (DAGV)
Central Archive for the Research on the History of Jews in Germany
German Emigrant Database
International Social Service
Familie International Frankfurt e.V.
Tel: +49 69 - 95 63 64 31
Commercial Search Service: