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

Personal details updates

Every Estonian national has the obligation to update his/her data in the Estonian Population Register. If you gave birth, got married, divorced, changed your name or moved in Belgium or in Luxembourg, you need to provide the Embassy with this information.

Birth or marriage

An original document (international birth or marriage certificate) should be sent to our Embassy together with a copy of your passport or ID card (and a copy of your spouse’s passport in case of marriage). The original document will be returned to you within a couple of weeks after your data in the Estonian Population Register has been updated.


An original international certificate should be sent to the Embassy. A divorce certificate may be substituted with a certificate provided for in Article 39 of the Brussels II Regulation. The certificate is issued by the authority performing the divorce.

Change of address

In order to register your new place of residence in Belgium or Luxembourg, please fill in the application form and send it to the Embassy either digitally signed or by post (please add a copy of your passport or ID card).