Estonian passports and ID cards

  • Did you know you can apply for a new ID card by POST?
  • You can also apply for a new passport by POST or E-MAIL directly from the Estonian Police and Boarder Guard Board if less than 5 years have passed since taking of fingerprints and applying for the previous passport.
  • Passports for children under 12 years of age can also be renewed by POST or E-MAIL as fingerprints will not taken from children under 12 years.

Your documents will then sent to Embassy in London. Our Honorary Consuls can also issue passports.
ID cards can be collected from Honorary Consuls in Cheltenham, Paisley, Aberdeen, Belfast and Jersey.

Estonian passport / ID-card for an adult

It is convenient and cheaper to renew your documents by post from the Estonian Police and Border Guard Department.

  • You can renew your ID card by post, since fingerprints are not needed.
  • Passport can be renewed by post or e-mail if less than 5 years has passed since giving fingerprints.

Estonian passport / ID card for a child

It is convenient and cheaper to renew your documents by post from the Estonian Police and Border Guard Department.

  • ID cards can be renewed by POST.
  • If applying for the first time you will need to include the child’s birth certificate (with both parents names) that has been APOSTILLE’d by the UK government.
  • You will also need to attach other parent’s written consent (22 KB, DOC).

On what occasions do I have to book an appointment and come to the Embassy to apply for documents?

  • Your old passport is expired (you need to get your fingerprints taken at the Embassy).
  • Your child has reached 12 years of age and therefore needs to give fingerprints for the passport.
  • You wish that someone else picks up your passport / ID card on your behalf. A written consent can only be given at the Embassy.

Please book an appointment ONLINE or over the phone 020 783 853 88.
The phone line is open:
Monday, Wednesday 2 pm – 5 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 9 am – 12 pm
Friday 2 pm – 4 pm.

NB! Children under 12 years do not have to come to the embassy in person, one of the parents can submit the application on behalf of the child.

You will need the following documents to apply for a passport / ID card at the Embassy:

When applying for the first ever passport for your child you will also need:

  • Birth certificate (with both parents names).
  • copies of both parents’ passports.

When applying for the first ever Estonian passport for an adult you will need documents proving that an applicant is an Estonian citizen.

If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by birth:

  • an original of a document proving that you are an Estonian citizen;
  • an original of a document indicating that at least one of your parents is an Estonian citizen, and verification documents to prove that you are descended from a parent who is an Estonian citizen.

If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by naturalisation:

  • a certificate of citizenship.

Documents referring to Estonian citizenship for the period from 1918 to 1940 can be obtained from:

  • Registers of Births, Deaths and Marriages (birth certificates, certificates of marriage and divorce, certificates on changing names, etc.);
  • the National Archives (certificates of Defence Forces, option certificates, school- leaving certificates, documents verifying the possession of real estate or working in the public service, etc.).

 

State fees
Passport ₤54
ID card ₤45
Passport + ID card ₤71
Passport for a minor (under 15 years of age) or a pensioner ₤18
ID card for a minor (under 15 years of age) or a pensioner ₤9
Passport + ID card for a minor (under 15 years of age) or a pensioner ₤23

We prefer payments by debit/credit card. Cash is also accepted.