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

Aeroflot suspends Moscow-Tallinn flights from Thursday

16. March 2020

From Thursday 19 March, the Russian airline Aeroflot is suspending all flights between Moscow and Tallinn until 23 April.

All passengers who have booked a flight after 19 March are asked to contact the customer service of Aeroflot or their travel agent as soon as possible.

Frequently asked questions about travel are available on the Foreign Ministry website and travel information of various countries on the Reisi Targalt website (in Estonian):

Additional information:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Communication Department
​+372 6 377 629