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 a 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. Estonian islands are closed to visitors, with exceptions made only for those seeking emergency medical assistance, transporting goods or returning to their place of residence. Registered residents of the islands are allowed to return home. The decision has immediate effect and will be reviewed in two weeks by the head of emergency situation and the government committee to decide whether an extension is required.

In addition to previous measures, sports clubs, spas, playrooms and day nurseries are closed to visitors.


Further information

Estonia temporarily reintroduces border controls!