Temporary Residence Permit (TRP)

If a person intends to stay in Estonia for longer than one year, they must apply for a Temporary Residence Permit (TRP) at the Embassy, and travel to Estonia after receiving the TRP card from the Embassy.


Below are the main documents required to apply for a TRP, and for a full list of supporting documents, please refer to the different categories on the Estonian Police and Border Guard website HERE.

All forms should be filled out online, printed, and signed.

  • Passport
  • 1 digital colour photo (photo requirements)
  • Insurance
  • Additional documents (for example confirmation of the inviter’s place of residence, employment and legal income)
    • Marriage certificate and/or birth certificate must be apostilled or legalized (both countries, where the document is issued and where it will be used)

Information for Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka passports holders

Please book an online appointment in person –  choose from the calendar “residence permit” and add to the comment the main reason for applying the TRP.


TRP type  Cost
Temporary Residence Permit   115 €
Temporary Residence Permit for Employment   145 €
Temporary Residence Permit for Business  citizen   210 €
Temporary Residence Permit to settle with spouse/close relative who is an Estonian   80 €

Attention! The Embassy of Estonia does not accept cash payments.

Payment of the TRP state fee:

By bank transfer:
Recipient: Rahandusministeerium (Ministry of Finance)
Recipient’s account IBANs:
SWEDBANK           EE932200221023778606
SEB PANK               EE891010220034796011
DANSKE BANK      EE403300333416110002
NORDEA BANK     EE701700017001577198

Reference number:  2900082443
Please indicate the name of the act, the name and personal identification code (if available) of the person for whom the payment was made (e.g.: residence permit – Priyanka Gupta, 40302010000)


Click HERE for more information for the applicant of a Temporary Residence Permit.

Last updated:  28 May 2023