Vatican City Genealogy

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Guide to Vatican City ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Vatican City Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Vatican City Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Vatican City is an ecclesiastical state in Europe surrounded by Italy. It is governed by the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. The official language is Italian.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Vatican City Research

Links to articles on getting started with Vatican City research.

Vatican City Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Vatican City research. Direct genealogical queries to:

Registry and Notary Office
Ufficio Legale
Governatorato della Città del Vaticano
00120 Citta del Vaticano

Telephone:(39 6) 6982

Vatican City Map[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Other Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Vatican City," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 20 April 2016.