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Estonian citizen's passport for an adult
05/28/2017

The Estonian passport can be applied for in Service Offices and in foreign representations of the Republic of Estonia. If less than 5 years have passed since applying for the previous passport and taking of fingerprints,you can also apply for the passport by post or by e-mail. You can apply as an exception for a passport without fingerprint image valid for one year by post or by e-mail.

Passport can be applied for in expedited procedure in the Service Offices.

If you have not been issued the identity document earlier, then it is not possible to apply for the passport in expedited procedure. It is not possible to apply for a passport without fingerprint images in expedited procedure.

Documents required for applying:


Additional documents:

  • if you have moderate, severe or profound disability and favourable conditions of paying the state fee apply  to you, please submit the document certifying the disability (for example, medial expert decision, pension certificate);
  • if you have changed your personal data (for example, name) in a foreign country and changed personal data are not entered to the Estonian population register, please submit document proving change of personal data (for example, marriage certificate);
  • if you have not been issued an identity document of the citizen of Estonia earlier, please submit documents proving the right to the Estonian citizenship;
  • if you are applying for the additional passport, please submit an explanatory letter regarding the need for additional passport or other document confirming this (for example, employer’s certification);
  • if you apply for a passport without fingerprint images, then, please submit a written explanation or other evidence concerning the reason for the necessity to issue a passport without fingerprint images, together with an explanation of why it is not possible to apply for a passport in ordinary procedure.


Issuance of the passport
The passport is issued within 30 days (after the application was received for processing) to an applicant in person or to an authorised representative assigned by an applicant (recommended form, possible to fill in on a computer screen or print out and fill in by own hand) at the time of applying for the document, in the Service Office or in the foreign representation of the Republic of Estonia indicated in the application form. Delivery of the passport to a foreign representation may take more time. For information concerning the arrival and delivery of documents please contact the foreign representation of the Republic of Estonia, whereto you have ordered the document.

Foreign representations of the Republic of Estonia: http://www.vm.ee/?q=taxonomy/term/38.

If you wish to receive your identity document elsewhere than the foreign representation of the Republic of Estonia, which is named on the application form, then you will find more detailed information concerning this possibility on the webpage of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The passport applied for in expedited procedure will be issued within 2 working days (counting starts from working day following the day of submission of the application) to an applicant in person or to an authorised representative assigned by an applicant at the time of applying for the document in Tallinn Service Offices only.

On receipt of a document:

  • please provide a previously issued valid document of the same type


An authorised representative:

  • provides his or her valid identity document issued in Estonia
  • provides a valid document of the same type, issued to the applicant, if such document exists