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Estonian passports and ID cards

In accordance with the UK Government restrictions to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Estonian Identity Documents are currently issued ONLY with pre-booked appointments at the Estonian Embassy in London.

Please make your appointment here https://broneering.mfa.ee/et/ When attending the appointment, we kindly ask you to bring your ID and wear a face covering. 

Should you have any questions, please call our consular phone line 020 7838 5388 (Mon-Fri 10am – 1pm) or send us an email at consul.london@mfa.ee.

How to renew your documents:

  • by POST directly through the Estonian Police and Boarder Guard Board
  • through the self-service portal of the Police and Border Guard Board, click here
  • at the embassy

Applied by post: The application form should be sent directly to the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board.

APPLICATION
Police and Border Guard Administration
Pärnu mnt 139
15060 Tallinn

When applying for the first ever passport for your child (under the age of 12) you will also need:

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

  • Your old passport has 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

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.

Your identity documents can be issued either at the Embassy in London or also at the Estonian Honorary Consulates in UK. Honorary Consuls are in Cheltenham, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Belfast, Jersey and Leeds.

Applied at the Embassy:

  • book your appointment ONLINE https://broneering.mfa.ee/et/ 
  • Standard application form (in english, in estonian, in russian)
  • ATTENTION! Only a digital photo is accepted. An applicants digital photo should be sent by email to ppa@politsei.ee (The Police and Border Guard Board) (photo requirements) Applicants name and the personal ID code/date of birth should be added to the email.
  • In case of a child’s passport application: other parent’s written consent (22 KB, DOC)
  • In case of change of name: a copy of your spouse’s passport and your original marriage certificate issued in UK or Deed Poll document. (!!! When issued by UK authorities, the documents should be confirmed with an apostille ). 
  • Pay the state fee 

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.)