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CORONAVIRUS: frequently asked questions

  • Foreign nationals who are not residents of Estonia will not be able to travel to Estonia until further notice. 


  • From 17 March there will be a temporary restriction on entry to Estonia for foreign nationals who do not hold a 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.
  • Due to the need to stop the spread of the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, and prevent mass contagion, the head of the emergency situation has ordered a 14-day self-isolation period for everyone returning from abroad, effective as of 17 March.



CORONAVIRUS + Frequently asked questions


If you are travelling abroad and wish to return to Estonia, the risk of finding yourself quarantined or unable to find transport to return to Estonia can emerge suddenly.

If you are already travelling and decide to stay there, we recommend following the instructions of local authorities. 

Any Estonian citizen or resident who enters Estonia after 17 March must remain in self-isolation for 14 days.

The Foreign Ministry’s travel advice in Estonian is available on the Reisi Targalt portal and the Foreign Ministry website.



Foreign minister Urmas Reinsalu

Urmas Reinsalu is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia from 29 April 2019. He is a member of the Pro Patria party.


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