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.

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To Finland
January 2019 Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with major investors
December 2018 Commander of the Estonian Defence Forces Major General Martin Herem on a familiarisation visit
November 2018 Minister of Economy Kadri Simson at the working visit
October 2018 President Kersti Kaljulaid at Estonian-Finnish-Swedish economic forum at Hanaholmen
October 2018 Joint seminar of Riigikogu and Etuskunta to celebrate Estonia 100
October 2018 Speaker of Riigikogu Eiki Nestor at Turu Book Fair
August 2018 Prime Minister Jüri Ratas at the celebration of Estonia 100
June 2018 Minister of Economy Kadri Simson at the working visit
June 2018 President Kersti Kaljulaid at the Conference Northern Lights
March 2018 Minister of Rural Affairs Tarmo Tamm at the working visit
February 2018 Prime Minister Jüri Ratas at the Estonian Independence celebration
November 2017 President Kersti Kaljulaid at the celebration of “Estonia-Finland 200”
October 2017 Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with major investors
October2017 President Kersti Kaljulaid spoke at the Hanaholmens’s Futureforum
September 2017 Minister of Defence Jüri Luik on familiarisation visit
March 2017 President Kersti Kaljulaid on a state visit
January 2017 Minister of Defence Margus Tsahkna on a familiarisation visit
January 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser on  a familiarisation visit
December 2016 Prime Minister Jüri Ratas on an familiarisation visit
November 2016 Government’s special representative to  EU institutions Matti Maasikas
October 2016 President Kersti Kaljulaid on a familiarisation visit
September 2016 Minister of Foreign Affairs Jürgen Ligi on a familiarisation visit
June 2016 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves at the 7th World Congress of the Finno-Ugric Peoples in Lahti
May 2016 Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas
April 2016 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves
March 2016 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves (lecture at the Tanner Society)
November 2014 Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas


To Estonia
September 2018 Minister of Defence Jussi Niinistö
June 2018 President Sauli Niinistö at the Estonia 100 celebration in Tartu, at the Baltic Students’ Song and Dance Festival “Gaudeamus”
June 2018 Minister of Foreign Affairs Timo Soini
June 2017 President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Juha Sipilä at the celebration of Finland 100 in Tallinn
June 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs Timo Soini
May 2017 Minister of Defence Jussi Niinistö
November 2016 Prime Minister Juha Sipilä
May 2016 President Sauli Niinistö on a State Visit
June 2015 Prime Minister Juha Sipilä on his first visit
June 2015 Minister of Defence Jussi Niinistö on a familiarisation visit
June 2015 Minister of Foreign Affairs Timo Soini on his first visit
June 2014 Prime Minister Alexander Stubb, on his first visit as PM