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ID-card for an adult
08/30/2016

The ID-card can be applied for in Service Offices, in foreign representations of the Republic of Estonia, by post or by e-mail.

The ID-card 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 ID-card 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.


Issuance of the ID-card
The ID-card 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 ID-card applied for in expedited procedure will be issued within 5 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.

By reception of the ID-card, submit an ID-card issued earlier, if it exists.