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)
Documents of the 13th Saeima (06/11/2018 – 31/10/2022)
Documents of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th convocation of the Saeima and the Supreme Council, a part of the 7th convocation 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 legislation are available electronically in the archives of the previous convocations on the website of the Saeima: https://www.saeima.lv/en/about-saeima/archive-of-previous-convocations.
Documents available on the website of the Saeima (in Latvian).
The documents shall be accessible and used in accordance with the relevant regulatory enactments, including the Archive Law and the decision of the Presidium of the Saeima of 16 June 2022 “On the approval of the list of restricted access information of the Saeima” (in Latvian).
Documents in the archives of the Saeima may be accessed by submitting a written request addressed to the Saeima electronically or by post. The request must be completed in free form or by filling out a form:
“Request for the use of archive documents of the Saeima” (in Latvian).
“Request for an archive reference" (in Latvian).
During the on-site visit, the person shall comply with the “Procedures for Use of Documents in the Archive’s premises of the Document Management Unit of the Administration of the Saeima” (in Latvian) approved by the Presidium of the Saeima on 10 August 2022, as well as the “Regulations on the Procedure of Visiting and Staying in the Buildings of the Saeima” approved by the Presidium of the Saeima on 4 July 2019.
Please be responsible and follow the epidemiological safety requirements and preventive measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.
The use of face masks in the Archive of the Saeima is optional, except in cases specified in regulatory enactments.
It is prohibited to visit the Archive of the Saeima for persons in isolation or with signs of respiratory infection, such as increased temperature, cough.