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


Ordering certificates from the Embassy

All certificates below can be ordered at the Embassy (during a pre-booked appointment) or by post by sending a signed application form (please see the different forms below), a copy of your passport or ID-card and proof of payment of the state fee (copy of online bank transaction page including the name of the owner of the account).

NB! Certificates released by the Consul will not be certified with an apostille.

A Family Records Certificate

A Family Records Certificate (about a birth, death, marriage, divorce or change of name) can be issued to the person him/herself or to one’s guardian. In order to receive the certificate from the Embassy in Tel Aviv please present an application.

A Population Registry Extract

Extracts of the information entered in the population register (including certificates of residence) are issued by local governments and the authorised processor of the population register Ministry of the Interior’s IT and Development Centre. In order to receive the certificate from the Embassy in Tel Aviv please present an application.

Certificate of No Impediment

In order to receive the Certificate of No Impediment please present an application.

Police Clearance certificate

Police Clearance Certificates (Criminal Information Certificates) is issued by the Estonian Records Database electronically or by post. The certificate is in Estonian language and in case you order it yourself it will be issued for free.

It is possible to apply for a consul’s statement in English based on the Estonian Police Clearance Certificate. In order to receive the consul’s statement in Tel Aviv please present the original Police Clearance Certificate and a written application (in free form) (in addition to the copy of your passport or ID-card and state fee).

Certificate concerning the circumstances knnown to the consular officer.

Consular official can issue a certificate based on circumstances known (beyond doubt) to the consular officer on the request of an Estonian citizen or an Estonian legal entity. The certificate can be issued if the circumstances in question have occurred in Estonia and the consular official has access to information proving them.

In order to receive a certificate please present an application in free form notifying

  • Name, personal code, address, email, phone
  • The authority to whom the certificate will be presented
  • What kind of information is required