It is only possible to trace one's own family tree. If documents relating to living persons are required, their written consent must be produced.

In Krefeld's registry office you can obtain documents from 1798 onwards. Documents previous to this date are not available at the registry office. Copies of church registers from 1615 onwards can be studied here. Photocopies of uncertified entries in registers of births, marriages and deaths will not be issued.


Enquiry fee 7.00 €
Search fee (depending on extent) 17.00 - 50.00 €

Ms Erdmann Tel: +49 (0)2151 / 862361 -