An emergency situation has been declared in Estonia due to the pandemic spread of the coronavirus in the world.

From 17 March there will be a temporary restriction on entry to Estonia for foreign nationals who do not hold an Estonian residence permit or right of residence, or have family members in Estonia. Foreigners are allowed to transit Estonia on the way to their home country if they do not show symptoms of COVID-19. At the border control travel documents and medical symptoms will be checked.There are no restrictions on exiting the country.

We care about your and everyone’s health. For this reason and in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus and flu, we kindly ask you to seriously consider whether coming to the representation is essential, and refrain from doing so if you are not feeling well, suspect that you or a family member has become infected, or you or a family member has been in an area of the coronavirus epidemic in the past 14 days. Thank you for your understanding!

In addition to previous measures, restrictions on movement are in force in Estonia from 14 March in line with the emergency situation.

On 17 March 2020, applications for Schengen visas and long-stay visas to Estonia can no longer be submitted at representations and visa centres of external service providers. This also applies to Schengen visa applications that are processed by Estonia on behalf of another member state.

Further information

Visa Fee (long-term D-Visa)

Visa fee for a D-visa is:  100 €



Visa fee may be paid either:

  • by CARD in INR (amount of euro (€) equivalent of Indian rupees). Visa fee has to be paid while lodging the application at the Estonian Embassy.
  • by CARD in EUR (euros)
  • by BANK TRANSFER to the bank accounts of the MINISTRY OF FINANCE of Estonia


Bank accounts of the MINISTRY OF FINANCE of Estonia for collecting the visa fee are the following:

SEB Pank
IBAN: EE891010220034796011

IBAN:  EE932200221023778606

Reference number:  2900073630
Subject:  Review of visa applications (Full name, Passport number)

Please note that the „Reference Number“ and „Clarification of Payment“ are mandatory fields on the payment order. If the bank of your home country does not have a space to enter a reference number on the payment order, then the reference number must be entered in the clarification field. If paying by bank transfer, be sure to make this payment at least 5 working days before coming for your appointment at the Embassy, because in addition to you showing proof of payment on your side, the Visa Secretary must be able to see that your payment has deposited into the Ministry of Finance bank account.

At the request of a consular officer, you are required to appear at the Embassy or Consulate in person in order to provide explanations concerning facts which are relevant in application for the visa.

Estonian Honorary Consuls provide only general information on visa requirements, they may not collect or examine visa applications.

Last updated: 9 December 2019