Archives are institutions accessible to general public, both to private persons and state institutions. Requests can be submitted by mail, personal search is also possible upon presenting an identification document. Terms and conditions of the archival search are determined by regulations of individual archives, exemplary research regulations, and Act. No. 499/2004 Coll., on Archival Science.
Archives can be used to research matters related to state citizenship, nationality, residency, rehabilitation and restitutions, evidence of persecution in awar etc. Services offered include making transcripts, extracts, reproduction from archival documents, research of documents for court proceedings, or genealogical research.
National Archives - http://www.nacr.cz
Czech Archival Society - http://www.cesarch.cz/
Archive of Prague - http://www.ahmp.cz/