Archives of the Saeima
Due to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 and following recommendations on its containment, the Archive of the Saeima will be closed for visitors until 14 April.
The Archive of the Saeima will process reasonable requests submitted electronically, as long as they contain precise data on the specific document in question.
We apologise for the inconvenience.
In accordance with laws and regulations, the Archives of the Saeima are responsible for the preservation and use of documents that need to be permanently stored and those that pertain to the Saeima staff. Hard copies of documents pertaining to the Presidium of the Saeima, political groups, committees, bureaus and structural units of the Chancellery, as well as audio and video files, are stored in the Archives of the Saeima.
The Archives of the Saeima contain:
documents of the 5th Saeima (06.07.1993 – 06.11.1995),
documents of the 6th Saeima (07.11.1995 – 02.11.1998),
documents of the 7th Saeima (03.11.1998 – 04.11.2002),
documents of the 8th Saeima (05.11.2002 – 06.11.2006),
documents of the 9th Saeima (07.11.2006 – 02.11.2010),
documents of the 10th Saeima (02.11.2010. – 16.10.2011.),
documents of the 11th Saeima (17.10.2011. – 03.11.2014.),
documents of the 12th Saeima (04.11.2014. – 05.11.2018.).
Documents of the Supreme Council, documents from the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Saeima, as well as most audio and video files, are stored in the National Archives of Latvia.
Any natural or legal person may examine documents stored in the Archives of the Saeima by submitting a written request to the Director of the Chancellery of the Saeima.
Working hours of the Archives:
Weekdays from 8.30 to 17.00; lunch break from 12.30 to 13.00.
Jēkaba iela 11
Phone: +371 67087160