Estonian passport and ID card

It is possible to apply for a new passport or ID card by post from the Estonian Police and Boarder Guard Board or online at Iseteeninduskeskus (in Estonian).

To order a passport, you will need to give fingerprints if you have not given fingerprints within last 6 years. It is possible to give fingerprints at the Embassy without submitting an application free of charge. In this case you may order the passport only online at Iseteeninduskeskus.

To apply for a passport / ID card at the Embassy, you will need to take an appointment 

You will need following documents to apply for a passport / ID card at the Embassy:

Applying for the first ever passport/ ID card for your child you will also need:

  • International birth certificate
  • Written agreement of the other parent and a copy of his or her passport or ID card
  • Additional form

Children under 12 years do not have to come to the Embassy in person, one of the parents can submit the application on behalf of the child.

Children over 15 years will have to come personally to the Embassy to pick up the passport or ID card.

When applying for the first ever Estonian passport for an adult you will need documents proving that an applicant is an Estonian citizen.

If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by birth:

  • An original of a document proving that you are an Estonian citizen
  • A original of a document indicating that at least one of your parents is an Estonian citizen, and verification documents to prove that you are descended from a parent who is an Estonian citizen.

If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by naturalisation:

  • A certificate of citizenship.

Documents referring to Estonian citizenship for the period from 1918 to 1940 can be obtained from:

  • Registers of Births, Deaths and Marriages (birth certificates, certificates of marriage and divorce, certificates on changing names, etc.);
  • National Archives (certificates of Defense Forces, option certificates, school- leaving certificates, documents verifying the possession of real estate or working in the public service, etc.).


New PIN and PUK codes for ID card

It is possible to order new PIN and PUK codes for ID card at the Embassy. To receive new codes you would need:

  • To take an appointment (please choose Renewal of Passport/ID card as the service)
  • Bring along your ID card
  • Pay the state fee of 20 euros.

NB! It is not possible to order new PIN and PUK codes to ID cards that have been given out between 2014 and 2018 if the certificates of those ID cards were not renewed before 31 March 2018.