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ID-card for an adult
02/21/2018

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

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
An ID card will be issued to the applicant personally or to an authorised representative specified by the applicant upon the application for the document at a service office through the service office or foreign mission of the Republic of Estonia indicated in an application form within 30 days after acceptance of the application for processing. 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.

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