First passport for a child

First ever passport for a child under the age of 12 can be applied for in the following ways:

  • via the self-service portal;
  • by post (by sending the application directly to Tallinn, Estonia);
  • at the embassy in person.

APPLYING VIA THE SELF-SERVICE PORTAL

If the child has already been registered in the Estonian Population Registry, then the easiest and most low-cost option is to submit the application via the self-service portal.

If your child has not been registered in the Estonian Population Registry, please find the instructions on how to register your child HERE. Once this has been done and the child has received an Estonian Personal Identification code (isikukood), then the parent can submit the application via the self-service portal (the parent will need a valid ID-card, pin-codes and an ID-card reader).

APPLYING BY POST

To apply by post, one would need to prepare and complete the following:

  • Print out the standard application form (in Englishin Estonianin Russian) and fill in the form in capital letters, using a dark ballpoint pen or ink pen.
  • Print out the additional application form (in Englishin Estonianin Russian) and fill in the form in capital letters, using a dark ballpoint pen or ink pen.
  • A DIGITAL photo (physical/printed photos are not accepted). An applicants digital photo should be sent by email to [email protected], with the applicants name and the personal ID code/date of birth (photo requirementsvideo instructions).
  • Original birth certificate (with both parents names).
    NB! When issued by Australian authorities, the documents should be confirmed with an apostille.
  • Other parent’s written consent.
  • Copies of both parent’s passports.
  • The state fee to the Ministry of Finance (the state fees when applied by post can be found HERE). Don’t forget Reference no. 2900082443
  • The application form, the supporting documents and a receipt of the state fee payment should be sent directly to the following address:

APPLICATION
Police and Border Guard Administration
Pärnu mnt 139
15060 Tallinn
Estonia

APPLYING AT THE EMBASSY (book an appointment HERE):

  • Print out the standard application form (in Englishin Estonianin Russian)  and fill in the form in capital letters, using a dark ballpoint pen or ink pen.
  • Print out the additional application form (in Englishin Estonianin Russian) and fill in the form in capital letters, using a dark ballpoint pen or ink pen.
  • A DIGITAL photo (physical/printed photos are not accepted). An applicants digital photo should be sent by email to [email protected], with the applicants name and the personal ID code/date of birth (photo requirementsvideo instructions).
    NB! The embassy does not offer photographing services.
  • Original birth certificate (with both parents names).
    NB! When issued by Australian authorities, the documents should be confirmed with an apostille.
  • Other parent’s written consent and a copy of their passport.
  • The state fee can be paid at the embassy (we only accept card payments).

Please bring a form of identification with you (passport/ID-card). Please note that driving licences are not accepted.

Should you have any questions, please call our consular phone line +61 2 6100 7717 or send us an email at [email protected]