Is Geni free?

Yes, a basic account on Geni is free. Basic users may:

  • Add unlimited profiles
  • Connect your family tree to the World Family Tree
  • Merge duplicates
  • View enhanced relationship paths
  • Upload up to 1GB of photos, videos and documents (about 1,000 photos) and share those with your relatives
  • Contact other users
  • Participate in Projects and Discussions

However, users who expect more may choose to upgrade to a Pro Subscription. A one year subscription of Pro is $149.00 plus applicable sales tax (this price is subject to change).

A Geni Pro Member has the ability to access additional Pro features on the site, including:

  • Access to Tree Matches
  • Unlimited media uploads (photos, videos and documents)
  • Enhanced Search - search over 250 million profiles to find possible relatives
  • Inbox Search - search your Inbox messages to quickly filter communications with other users
  • Premium support - communicate directly with our expert support staff
  • The Geni Pro Badge - identify yourself as a Geni Pro to family members and genealogists
  • Priority GEDCOM support for exported files

Any Geni user may become a Pro member from their Home page or by selecting ‘Account Settings,’ ‘Geni Premium Account’ and entering the required payment information or by simply clicking on the Geni Premium Account link.

Updated: May 30, 2024

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