The Departmental Archives of Var (FR: Archives Départementales du Var) is the official archive for Department 83 in France.

France divides the country into numbered administrative regions, called departments. Department 83 is named after the Var River. This site is free to search.

 
The Departmental Archives of Var has a nice feature where you can search for genealogical record sets by Town/Commune or Name. See individual collections to be sure you’ve found everything the archive has digitized. 

Online Digital Collections

Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

  • Church records & Civil records, baptisms, births, weddings, marriages, graves, deaths, divorces, transcripts, tables, publication of weddings, unknown-1914
  • Decadal tables, 10-year summaries of births, marriages, and deaths in alphabetical order, 1802-1922

 

Residence Records

 

Daily Life Records

 
Church & Religion

 
Government & Legal

 
Newspapers

  • Digitized Newspapers, search 19th & early 20th-century historical newspapers
    • The Republic of Var
    • The Sentinel of the Midi
    • The Courrier du Var
    • The Petit Var
    • The Progress of the Var
    • The Toulonnais
    • Saint-Raphaël newspaper
    • Saint Raphael review

 
Names & Surnames

  • A nominative database, search by Last Name, First Name, and/or Town across the vital records, census, and cadastral databases

 
Photographs

  • Iconography, more than 15,000 digitized photographs  & postcards

 

Military

 
The Departmental Archives of Var is part of the Provence-Alpes-Côtes-D’Azur Region of France.

Departments in the Provence-Alpes-Côtes-D’Azur Region

 

Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm

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