Searching for people, person-related, family and genealogical research

Responding to numerous requests and enquiries, the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs – without assuming any liability – provides information on addresses and websites of institutions which provide services in the fields of family research and genealogy in Austria.

Österreichisches Staatsarchiv (Austrian State Archives)
Nottendorfergasse 2, A-1030 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 795 40
Fax: +43 1 795 40 109
Email

Institut für Historische Familienforschung  (Institute for Historical Family Research)
IHFF Genealogie GesmbH
Pantzergasse 30/8, A-1190 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 369 9729
Fax: +43 1 369 9730
Email

Historikerkanzlei Genealogisch-Historische Recherchen GmbH  (firm of historians specialised in genealogical-historical research)
Dr. Karl Lueger-Platz 5, A-1010 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 513 9646
Fax: +43 1 513 9646-50
Mobile: +43 699 20054899
Email

Austria Genealogy
Hans Pawlik jr. Genealoge und Heraldiker (genealogist and heraldist)
Marchettigasse 5 Top 16, A-1060 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 59 56 256
Mobile: +43 676 3998680
Email

Heraldisch Genealogische Gesellschaft 'Adler' (heraldic-genealogical society 'Adler‘)
Universitätsstraße 6/9b
Po. Box 7
A-1095 Vienna 
Tel.: +43 1 409 2578
Fax: +43 1 877 5493
Email

Büro für Genealogie (office for genealogy)
Herbert Gruber
Rauhensteingasse 10/12a, A-1015 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 513 4084
Fax: +43 1 513 408422

Wiener Rotes Kreuz – Suchdienst (Vienna Red Cross –Tracing Services)
Paulanergasse 9G (close to Karlsplatz), A-1040 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 79 580 1706
Email

When contacting the Red Cross, please make sure to provide the Tracing Services with the exact date and place of birth of the person being sought and his/her last known address in Austria (also specifying when exactly the person lived there). 

Information sheets are available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Farsi.

Israelitische Kultusgemeinde  (Jewish Community)
Seitenstettengasse 4, A-1010 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 531 04-0
Fax: +43 1 531 04-108
Email
Information is provided on persons of Jewish faith.