An Estonian citizen’s ID-card can be applied for in the following ways:
If you have access to e-services (ID-card, Mobile-ID or Smart-ID), then the most low-cost and easiest way to renew your documents is through the self-service portal.
APPLYING BY POST
One would need to have valid fingerprint images in the PBGB information system in order to apply for documents by post (required from the age of 12). The validity of fingerprint images can be checked HERE.
When applied by post, the application should be sent directly to the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board. Please prepare and complete the following:
Police and Border Guard Board
Pärnu mnt 139
Please bring a form of identification with you (passport/ID-card). Please note that driving licences are not accepted.
New PIN-codes for an ID-card with valid certificates can only be issued at the embassy during a booked appointment.
If you need new pin-codes for your currently valid ID-card, please first e-mail the embassy at [email protected]. In the e-mail please confirm your full name, your personal ID code and the ID-card document number. Please note that there is a state fee to be paid for this service.
*** Please note that starting from 01.01.2022, it is no longer possible to apply for new PIN-codes for documents that were issued prior to 30.11.2018.
Should you have any questions, please call our consular phone line 020 7838 5388 (Mon – Fri 10am – 1pm) or send us an email at [email protected].