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First passport for a child under the age of 12

First ever passport for a child under the age of 12 can be applied for in the following ways:

  • via the self-service portal;
  • by post (by sending the application directly to Tallinn, Estonia);
  • at the embassy in person.
APPLYING VIA THE SELF-SERVICE PORTAL

If the child has already been registered in the Estonian Population Registry, then the easiest and most low-cost option is to submit the application via the self-service portal.

If your child has not been registered in the Estonian Population Registry, please find the instructions on how to register your child HERE. Once this has been done and the child has received an Estonian Personal Identification code (isikukood), then the parent can submit the application via the self-service portal (the parent will need a valid ID-card, pin-codes and an ID-card reader).

APPLYING BY POST

To apply by post, one would need to prepare and complete the following:

  • Standard application form (in English, in Estonianin Russian). Instructions can be found here.
  • Additional application form (in Englishin Estonianin Russian).
  • A DIGITAL photo (physical/printed photos are not accepted). An applicants digital photo should be sent by email to ppa@politsei.ee, with the applicants name and the personal ID code/date of birth (photo requirements).
  • Original birth certificate (with both parents names).
    NB! When issued by UK authorities, the documents should be confirmed with an apostille.
  • Other parent’s written consent.
  • Copies of both parent’s passports.
  • The state fee to the Ministry of Finance (the state fees when applied by post can be found HERE).
  • The application form, the supporting documents and a receipt of the state fee payment should be sent directly to the following address:

APPLICATION
Police and Border Guard Administration
Pärnu mnt 139
15060 Tallinn
Estonia

APPLYING AT THE EMBASSY (book an appointment HERE):
  • Standard application form (in English, in Estonianin Russian). Instructions can be found here.
  • Additional application form (in Englishin Estonianin Russian).
  • A DIGITAL photo (physical/printed photos are not accepted). Prior to the appointment, an applicants digital photo should be sent by email to ppa@politsei.ee, with the applicants name and the personal ID code/date of birth (photo requirements).
    NB! The embassy does not offer photographing services.
  • Original birth certificate (with both parents names).
    NB! When issued by UK authorities, the documents should be confirmed with an apostille.
  • Other parent’s written consent and a copy of their passport.
  • The state fee can be paid at the embassy (we only accept card payments).

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.