:::d. Click on the '''"Civil registration"''' topic, if available. Click on the blue links to specific record titles.
:::e. Choose the correct '''record type and time period''' for your ancestor. '''"Geburten"''' are births. '''Heiraten''' are marriages. ''' "Verstorbene"''' are deaths.
d. Some combination of these icons will appear at the far right of the microfilm listed for the record. [[File:FHL icons.png|75px]]. The magnifying glass indicates that the microfilm is indexed. Clicking on the magnifying glass will take you to the index. Clicking on the camera will take you to an online digital copy of the microfilm.
===2. Writing for Civil Registration Certificates===