The Study Hall is open to anyone over the age of eighteen. Students are required to produce an introductory letter from the teacher overseeing their research. All users are required to produce some form of ID with a photograph (identity card, passport, driving licence etc.).
Reservations are recommended in view of possible changes to opening hours. Applications for reservations send by letter, fax or e-mail require a positive response from the archivist in order to be considered valid. The Study Hall contains all the inventories required to find documents and books, and an archivist will always be on hand to assist. Individual researchers may make up to six requests per day.
The Study Hall is equipped with a computer to consult the Archive's digital resources.
Upon registering, users may use the Study Hall's WiFi connection to access the Internet with their own electronic devices.
Archive shall issue payment certificates of baptism for the years 1450-1900.
Requests for administrative purposes (eg. obtaining citizenship for Italian) please contact the State Archives of Florence for the period 1808 to 1865 or the City of Florence for the next period.