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Passport renewal for a child over the age of 12 and for an adult

Passport renewal application for a child over the age of 12 and for an adult can be submitted in the following ways:

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

If it has been less than 6 years since the last passport application and the person has not since reached the age of 12, one can easily renew the documents via the self-service portal (requires a valid ID-card and PIN-codes).

If the child is now over the age of 12 and has not given their fingerprints previously, an application can only be submitted at the embassy (please see below for instructions). The child will need to be present in order to provide fingerprint images.

APPLYING BY POST

One would need to have valid fingerprint images in the PBGB information system in order to apply for documents by post (valid fingerprint images are required from the age of 12). The validity of fingerprint images can be checked HERE.

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

  • Print out the standard application form (in Englishin Estonianin Russian)  and fill in the form in capital letters, using a dark ballpoint pen or ink pen.
  • 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; video instructions).
  • Pay the state fee to the Ministry of Finance (the state fees when applied by post can be found HERE).
  • Send the filled-out application form and the receipt of the state fee payment by post to the below address:

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

APPLYING AT THE EMBASSY (book an appointment HERE):
  • Print out the standard application form (in Englishin Estonianin Russian)  and fill in the form in capital letters, using a dark ballpoint pen or ink pen.
  • 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; video instructions).
    NB! The embassy does not offer photographing services.
  • Pay the state fee at the embassy (we only accept card payments).

Please bring a form of identification with you (passport/ID-card). Please note that driving licences are not accepted.

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.