- Keep the passport in a safe place. Do not leave the document unsupervised.
- If the passport has been stolen or is lost, please address, at the first opportunity, a Service Office of the Citizenship and Migration Bureau for invalidation of the document.
- If your personal data has changed, please notify the Police and Border Guard Board or a foreign mission of the Republic of Estonia about such change within one month.
- If the passport is damaged, incorrect data has been entered into the document or the chip is not functioning, please address, at the first opportunity, a Service Office of the Citizenship and Migration Bureau.
- Only special devices for security check and devices used for verifying authenticity of the documents are safe for the document.
- You can check the data saved on the chip easily and comfortably in the Service Offices of the Citizenship and Migration Bureaus.
- Keep the passport safe from drastic fluctuations of temperature, radiation, humidity and long-time direct sunlight.
- Do not exert strong mechanical pressure to the passport (do not twist or bend it), this may cause damage to the passport, its binding, structure of pages or the chip. Also, do not keep the document, for example, in a back pocket of trousers.
- Keep the passport straight and avoid its contact with sharp objects (for example, keep it in inside pocket of your jacket or in a compartment of your handbag, in order to avoid bending, friction or scratching).
- Keep the passport safe from water, chemical substances and their vapours and from, as these may cause damage to the passport and the chip.
- Keep the passport safe from ionising, UV and Roentgen radiation and electric discharges, and do not expose the passport to a strong electromagnetic field.
Reminder for user of a biometric travel document (passport)