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31.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

Annual contest announced for the Joint Award for the Promotion of the Latvian and Estonian Languages

The ministries of foreign affairs of Latvia and Estonia are pleased to announce the contest for the annual Latvian and Estonian Language Promotion Award (Languages Award). In accordance with the Award Regulations, a translation, a piece of research, or a Latvian language teacher in Estonia or an...
30.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

Travel and consular information concerning crisis measures, 30 March

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs urges anyone who is abroad temporarily and needs to come home to use the few available options to return to Estonia this next week. You must bear in mind that from this week, the number of regular flights will decrease and there will be even fewer options for...
29.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonian ambassador informed Council of Europe of emergency measures implemented in Estonia

On 20 March 2020, the Estonian ambassador to the Council of Europe sent a letter of notification pursuant to Article 15 of the European Convention on Human Rights in which he provided information on the restrictions introduced in Estonia due to the pandemic spread of the coronavirus. The letter...
29.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

Travel and consular information concerning crisis measures, 29 March

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs urges anyone who is abroad temporarily and needs to come home to use the few available options to return to Estonia over the weekend and at the start of next week. You must bear in mind that from next week, the number of regular flights will decrease and there will...
29.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

Russia closes its borders tomorrow, Estonian residents temporarily in the country should return today

According to a decision of the Russian government, the Russian Federation will close its borders from tomorrow 30 March. Therefore, the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs urges all Estonian citizens and residents who are temporarily staying in Russia to return to Estonia today. Starting from...
28.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

General travel information regarding transit and flight options

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is urging all people who are still temporarily abroad and need to come home to use the last few options to return to Estonia this weekend and early next week. You must keep in mind that regular flights will be reduced further as of next week and getting back home...
27.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

Important travel information regarding transit and flight options | 27 March

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Estonia’s foreign representations continue to work with travel and transport companies and other countries to find and inform Estonians of ways to return to the country. However, it is important to note that flight and transit options are now severely restricted...
26.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

Important travel updates regarding transit and flight options, 26 March

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Estonian foreign representations continue to work with travel agents and transport companies to find and mediate options for Estonians to return home. While the Estonian border remains open to Estonian citizens and residents, it may soon be logistically...
25.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

Important travel updates regarding transit and flight options

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Estonian foreign representations continue to work with travel agents and transport companies to find and mediate options for Estonians to return home. While the Estonian border remains open to Estonian citizens and residents, it may soon be logistically...
24.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

EU ministers approve decision to open accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia

During a discussion on enlargement between European Union ministers that was held by video today, ministers and authorised representatives of member states approved the decision to open accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia. Estonia was represented at this landmark meeting by Märt Volmer...

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