Archives of the Saeima
The Archive of the Saeima holds paper, electronic, audio, and video documents intended for indefinite or long‑term storage:
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)
The documents of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saeima, the documents of the Supreme Council, part of the 7th Saeima documents, as well as part of the audio and video documents are stored in the National Archives of Latvia: https://eresursi.arhivi.gov.lv/default.aspx?lang=EN.
Documents related to the legislative process are available in electronic format in the Archive of the previous convocations of the Saeima on the Parliament’s website: https://www.saeima.lv/en/about-saeima/archive-of-previous-convocations.
Documents available on the website of the Saeima (in Latvian).
Documentary materials are available and can be used in accordance with the relevant regulatory enactments, including the Archives Law and the Saeima Presidium Decision of 5 July 2021 “On the Adoption of the List of Limited Access Information of the Saeima” (in Latvian).
The documentary materials held in the Archive may be accessed by submitting a written request addressed to the Saeima electronically or by post.
In-person visits to the Archive of the Saeima are only permitted by prior appointment, strictly observing the epidemiological requirements and precautions set in Latvia. In‑person visits to the Archive of the Saeima are only permitted if the in‑person contact during the visit does not exceed 15 minutes and the recipient of the service has an interoperable COVID‑19 vaccination or recovery certificate.
To limit the spread of COVID-19, please evaluate the necessity to visit the Archive of the Saeima in person. It is not allowed to visit the Archive in case of self‑isolation or home quarantine requirement, or with any signs of respiratory disease, such as fever or cough. Visitors of the Archive are required to wear a face mask, disinfect hands and maintain a two metre distance.