Request for access to the Stasi files Granting

Service Description

Everyone has the right to apply for access to the documents of the State Security Service of the former GDR relating to his or her person. The documents relating to missing or deceased persons are exceptionally accessible to relatives under the restrictive conditions of the Stasi Records Act. Records of the State Security Service of the former GDR are indexed and administered by the Stasi Records Authority (BStU).

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Competent Authority

Bundesbeauftragter für die Unterlagen der Staatssicherheit der ehemaligen Deutschen Demokratische Republik (BStU)

Address
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 31/33 31/33
10178 Berlin, Stadt
Telephone
030 2324-7000
Fax
030 2324-7799