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First passport for a child over the age of 12 and for an adult

First passport application for a child over the age of 12 and for an adult can only be submitted at the embassy.

Please book an appointment HERE.

To your booked appointment, please bring the following:

  • A filled-out application form (in English, in Estonianin Russian).
  • An additional application form (in Englishin Estonianin Russian).
  • A digital colour photo. Please e-mail your digital foto to ppa@politsei.ee (the Police and Border Guard Board) with your name and personal ID code/date of birth. Photo requirements can be found here.
    NB! The embassy does not offer photographing services.
  • Other parent’s written consent (if the child is under the age of 15).
  • A document confirming your right for Estonian citizenship (e.g. a passport copy of the Estonian parent along with the applicant’s birth certificate, an archive note confirming your parent’s Estonian citizenship etc.).
  • Birth certificate with both parent’s names.
    NB! Documents issued by UK authorities need to be confirmed with an apostille.
  • Both parent’s passport copies.
  • If your name has changed, please submit the document confirming name change (e.g. name change through marriage – you need to submit a marriage certificate and your spouse’s passport copy).
    NB! Documents issued by UK authorities need to be confirmed with an apostille.
  • Pay the state fee at the embassy (we only accept card payments).

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.).