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

The 7th MustonenFest 2020

The 7th MustonenFest, a long-standing international music festival, explores music from different genres and centuries.

The festival bears the name MustonenFest in honour of the founder of the festival – violinist, conductor and versatile musician Andres Mustonen.

Mustonenfest – the annual festival devoted to Baroque music takes place all over Estonia and Israel. This year focus is on bringing Baroque music to the masses – they claim that Baroque as a musical style isn’t dead but instead a living entity that can also change and progress as time goes on. The performers come from Estonia, Israel and all over Europe. There will be 20 concerts in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa and elsewhere in Israel as a part of Mustonenfest. Estonian choirs and soloists with Israeli orchestras, ensembles and soloists in 10 joint programs of classical, jazz and folk music.

See full programme and tickets here 

See also: