FamilySearch Account

Recover your FamilySearch username or reset your password so that you can use the world’s largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records, and resources.
You can change your username, password, or other account information in settings.
Create a free FamilySearch account to explore the world’s largest collection of free family trees and genealogy records and resources.
In your FamilySearch settings, you can change your name, contact name, mailing address, email address, and phone number.
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ can add their Church number to their account in order to do temple and family history work.
If you did not receive the verification email to activate your account, we can resend it.
If you did not receive the verification code that is required to activate your account, we can send you another one by text message.
Please do not share your FamilySearch username and password with other people.
Step by step instructions for deleting your FamilySearch account.
Children between the ages of 8 and 12 can create a free FamilySearch account with parental permission.
Wait ten minutes and try again. The system temporarily locks you out after five incorrect logins.
You can recover your Workforce username or password for FamilySearch.