An emergency situation has been declared in Estonia due to the pandemic spread of the coronavirus in the world.

From 17 March there will be a temporary restriction on entry to Estonia for foreign nationals who do not hold an Estonian residence permit or right of residence, or have family members in Estonia. Foreigners are allowed to transit Estonia on the way to their home country if they do not show symptoms of COVID-19. At the border control travel documents and medical symptoms will be checked.There are no restrictions on exiting the country.

We care about your and everyone’s health. For this reason and in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus and flu, we kindly ask you to seriously consider whether coming to the representation is essential, and refrain from doing so if you are not feeling well, suspect that you or a family member has become infected, or you or a family member has been in an area of the coronavirus epidemic in the past 14 days. Thank you for your understanding!

In addition to previous measures, restrictions on movement are in force in Estonia from 14 March in line with the emergency situation.

On 17 March 2020, applications for Schengen visas and long-stay visas to Estonia can no longer be submitted at representations and visa centres of external service providers. This also applies to Schengen visa applications that are processed by Estonia on behalf of another member state.

Further information

Certificates

Family Records Certificates

A Family Records Certificate (about birth, death, marriage, divorce or change of name) can be issued to the person him/herself or to one’s guardian. You will need to present the Embassy an application and the state fee.

You may apply for the required certificate either in the Embassy, by email or by post. Application sent by email has to be digitally signed. If you order by post, please add a copy of your passport or ID card and a proof of paid state fee. Certificate can be delivered in English or in French.

Population Registry Extract

Population Registry Extract confirms surname, first name, sex, marital status, date of birth, place of birth, personal identification code, foreign personal identification code (if any), nationality, former names, existence and validity of an alien’s residence and work permit or right of residence, place of residence, contact details. To receive the extract, please present the Embassy an application .

You may apply for the extract either in the Embassy, by email or by post. Application sent by email has to be digitally signed. If you order by post, please add a copy of your passport or ID card and a proof of paid state fee. Population Registry Extract can be delivered in English.

Certificate of Consul

Consul can deliver a certificate in English or in French based on information available to him/her in Estonian registers.

      Certificate of legal capacity to contract marriage (Certificat de Coutume/Wetscertificaat)

To receive a certificate of legal capacity to contract marriage, you will need to come personally to the Embassy and present an application and pay a state fee.

      Certificate of legal capacity to contract partnership

Certificate of legal capacity to contract partnership can be ordered at the Embassy, by email or by post. Application sent by email has to be digitally signed. If you send us the application by post, please add a copy of your passport or ID card and a proof of paid state fee.

      Police clearance certificate/Certificate of good conduct

Police clearance certificate is issued by the Estonian Criminal Records Database. The certificate is in Estonian.

Consul can then deliver a certificate in English or in French based on the Police clearance certificate. You will need to present the Embassy:

  • An application (application sent by email has to be digitally signed or if you order by post, please add a copy of your passport or ID card)
  • A certificate of the Estonian Criminal Records Database
  • Proof of paid state fee