Renewal of passport or ID card for a child under 12

For a child under the age of 12, passport/ID card renewal application can be submitted in the following ways:

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

 

APPLYING VIA THE SELF-SERVICE PORTAL

If you have access to e-services (ID-card, Mobile-ID or Smart-ID), then the most low-cost and easiest way to renew your child’s documents is through the self-service portal.

APPLYING BY POST

In order 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.
  • Obtain a DIGITAL photo (physical/printed photos are not accepted). An applicant’s 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).
  • Pay the state fee to the Ministry of Finance (the state fees when applied by post can be found HERE).
  • Send the filled-out application form and the receipt of the state fee payment by post to the below 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.
  • Obtain 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). The embassy does not offer photographing services.
  • Pay the state fee at the embassy (we only accept card payments).

 

Please bring any form of identification with you which is written in Latin letters (e.g. passport).