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

Embassy Staff

Embassy Staff
Margus Laidre
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Piret Reintamm Benno Minister-Counsellor
Silver Loit Counsellor
Siret Schaer Third Secretary (Press Affairs)
Ulla Uibo
Counsellor (Political Affairs)
Tiiu Stumbur
Personal Assistant to the Ambassador
Kersti Leidsaar Secretary
Consular Services
Tarmo Punnik Head of Consular Section
Ülle Soosalu Counsellor for Consular Affairs
Triinu Pits Consul
Kristjan Aaren Consul
Marika Meisner Consular Secretary
Iris-Mai Järmut Senior Visa Officer
Tiina Mäll Visa Officer
Renata Juga Visa Officer
Jelena Rikkas Visa Officer
Maie Strelkova Visa Officer
Special Attaché
Ilona Kbejan Counsellor of Tourism
Dimitri Mironov Counsellor of Cultural Affairs
Col Jaak Mee Defence Attaché
LtCol Agur Benno Assistant Defence Attaché
Marko Uusorg Head of Administrative Division
Mari Raudjalg Accountant