FamilySearch Account

Enjoy all the benefits of FamilySearch

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Single sign-on across all products

Now only one user name and password will be used for all FamilySearch products. You won't have to remember different passwords for Family Tree, Research Wiki, or even Indexing. FamilySearch will also make use of the same user name and password as LDS Account, which is already being used by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to access local unit directories and calendars through the Stake and Ward Web Sites on This will simplify the sign-in process.

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Why do I need a FamilySearch Account?

FamilySearch wants to make as many records available to as many people as possible—and to do so on a free and unrestricted basis. However, FamilySearch does not own most of its archived records, and some custodians have placed restrictions on their collections.

Visitors to FamilySearch are always welcome and have access to a fair number of unrestricted collections. Anyone who has registered for an account will have access to even more collections.

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