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Towed vehicles
04/30/2017

You may ask Information about which storage facility your vehicle was towed to from the Police and Border Guard Board client information phone number 612 3000 (Mon-Sun 8.00-19.00) or from the emergency call number 112.

In Tallinn and in Harju County vehicles are generally towed to the parking lot of the Police and Border Guard Board in Tallinn at the address Rahumäe tee 6. The parking lot is open on working days from Monday to Thursday at 10-16 o’clock and on Friday at 10-15 o’clock, contact phone numbers are 6125846, 53483654. The vehicle can be released after payment of the costs of transporting the vehicle to the police authority in accordance with Regulation No. 76 of the Government of the Republic, dated 16.06.2011, when coming to receive a vehicle please take along the corresponding payment order or its printout, or send it to the e-mail address parkla@politsei.ee.

Requisites for a payment order for compensation of costs of transporting a vehicle in Tallinn to the parking lot at Rahumäe tee 6 are following:

Recipient: Ministry of Finance (Rahandusministeerium)

Bank accounts:
SEB Pank   EE891010220034796011
Swedbank EE932200221023778606
Danske Bank EE403300333416110002
Nordea Bank EE701700017001577198

Reference number in both banks: 2800082310

Explanation: Vehicle registration number, given name and surname of person, and the explanatory text „cost of towing the vehicle“ (e.g. „123ABC, Jaan Kask, cost of towing the vehicle“).

The vehicle shall be released, upon presenting of an identity document, to a person who meets at least one of the following requirements:

  • according to the data of the Estonian Road Administration register, he/she is an owner or a user of the vehicle
  • he/she holds an authorization for using the vehicle
  • he/she holds a buy-sell agreement evidencing acquisition of the vehicle.


Pursuant to section 92 subsection 12 of the Traffic Act, the costs of transporting a vehicle to the guarded storage facility or police authority and the costs of storing and guarding the vehicle there shall be compensated by the driver, owner or possessor of the vehicle. The costs of transporting a vehicle to the guarded storage facility or police authority and the costs of storing and guarding the vehicle there and the reimbursement arrangements have been established by the Government of the Republic by its Regulation No. 76 dated 16.06.2011.

The marginal compensation rates, VAT included, for costs of transporting the vehicle to the guarded storage facility or police authority, as established by the said Regulation, are the following:

  • transporting of a vehicle with permissible maximum mass not exceeding 3500 kilograms and with no more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat, to a storage facility in a settlement and from outside a settlement from a distance up to 20 kilometres – 26 Euros;
  • transporting of a vehicle with permissible maximum mass exceeding 3500 kilograms and with more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat, to a storage facility in a settlement and from outside a settlement from a distance up to 20 kilometres – 42 Euros;
  • transporting of a vehicle named in clauses 1 and 2 to a storage facility from outside a settlement from a distance more than 20 kilometres – 128 Euros.


The marginal rate for ordering a tow car, in case if a vehicle was placed on a tow car but was not transported to a guarded storage facility or police authority – 10 Euros.

Costs of transporting a vehicle to a storage facility include the costs for ordering a tow car.

The marginal compensation rates, VAT included, for costs of storing and guarding a vehicle transported to the guarded storage facility or police authority, as established by the said Regulation, are the following:

  • storing and guarding of a vehicle with permissible maximum mass not exceeding 3500 kilograms and with no more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat – 1,28 Euros per hour, but not more than 2,56 Euros per day and night;
  • storing and guarding of a vehicle with permissible maximum mass exceeding 3500 kilograms and with more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat – 1,28 Euros per hour, but not more than 3,20 Euros per day and night.