Estonian passport for an adult

Claiming your document

Booking a time at the service office

It is possible to reserve a time at the service office for claiming the document.

See service offices

Reserve a time

Document pick up in a store

The document can be picked up in certain stores during their opening hours.

See the list of stores.

There is a charge for collecting the document in a store. You can pay for the service when you collect the document at the service provider.

The new document can only be picked up in a store if the applicant has brought a valid document issued by the Police and Border Guard Board.

If there is no valid document, the document will be sent to a PBGB service office based on the applicant’s written request. There is a charge for the delivery to the customer.

Prices for picking up the document in a store

For persons over 15 years of age, the cost of picking up the document is €7.2 for each document.

For persons under 15 years of age, the fee is €4.32 for each document.

For persons who have reached the old-age pension and for disabled persons, the fee is €4.32 for each document.

Receive your passport abroad by courier

If in a foreign country, you can receive your passport by courier. You can choose the courier option when applying for a passport, and if a positive decision is made on the issue of your passport, you will be e mailed detailed instructions on how to proceed with the courier service.

Courier service for receiving a passport is not available in the following countries: China, Russia, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Turkey, India, Turkmenistan and Belarus.

Prices for courier delivery of passports abroad

Rates by delivery zones:
1 – 30.19 euros
2 – 37.40 euros
3 – 41.35 euros
4 – 44.24 euros
5 – 41.35 euros
6 – 42.74 euros
7 – 45.28 euros
8 – 47.60 euros
9 – 55.78 euros
10 – 61.68 euros
11 – 68.45 euros

Fuel surcharge, document insurance, personal signing and VAT for zones 1–4 will be added to the cost.

Applying for passport under ordinary procedure

After your application has been accepted, it will take a maximum of 30 days to prepare your passport under ordinary procedure.

Applying for passport under expedited procedure

It will take a maximum of 2 working days to prepare a passport applied for under expedited procedure. The time until the passport is issued starts on the working day after the application is submitted.

Applying for a passport abroad

Ordering a document to a foreign representation will cost €20 in addition to the state fee.

If you have ordered your passport to be received abroad, factor in a longer time, as transport of documents to a foreign representation of the Republic of Estonia takes more time.

In matters pertaining to the document reaching the foreign representation and claiming the document, contact the foreign representation to which you ordered the document.

There is a fee for changing the place where you wish to claim a passport that has already been sent to the foreign representation you initially specified. For more information, consult the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

I will claim my passport myself

To claim your new document, bring your old passport.

I will send a person I have authorized to claim the passport

The document will be issued to your representative only if the application was submitted in a service office or foreign representation of the Republic of Estonia and the authorization was submitted already upon submission of the application for the document. If you have authorized someone else to claim your passport, they must bring with them their own valid Estonian identity document and your old passport.

Changing the pick-up location of a document

Changing the pick-up location of a document will cost €10.

In Estonia: from a service office to a store or vice versa

Changing the place of issue costs €10.

The place of issue of the document is changed based on an application within 30 days after receiving the state fee.