The Office of the Chief Archivist of Lithuania is a government agency, which participates in the shaping of national policy in the field of management and use of documents and archives, as well as implements this policy, supports the Chief Archivist of Lithuania in the carrying-out of state administration of the field of documents and archives.



More information about work of a particular state archive is available on its website.


- Utena Branch



Mailing address:

Basanavičiaus 114, LT-28214 Utena, Lithuania


Telephone: +370 674 74 975

E-mail: [email protected]



Mr. Gediminas Šeštokas

[email protected]


      Preserves documents of regional state, municipal, non-state institutions and individuals of the Utena, Molėtai, Ignalina, Zarasai and Anykščiai districts from 1945 until the present day. Archives is also involved in supervision of records management of local public institutions.


The Utena County Archives comprise 2 sets of documents:

  • A set of documents relating to the Soviet occupation period (1944–1989): documents created by the local governments that were functioning on the territory of Utena County before 1990; institutions of law and order, justice, statistics, planning, finance, construction, architecture, transport, trade and cooperation, teaching and education, culture, health care; also industrial enterprises, state notary offices and public institutions.
  • A set of documents relating to the period of Independence (since 1990): documents created by the state and municipal institutions, organisations and enterprises that have been functioning and still are functioning on the territory of Utena County.

Despite the fact that the documents preserved in the Archives mainly refer to the post-war period, there are also documents (usually, in the property inheritance cases) dating to the period of the Russian Empire.


The archival fonds occupy approximately 2,140 linear metres of shelving space.

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Updated by: Agnė Vilkišienė,
Updated: 2023-03-21 10:10