Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Embassy only accepts visa applications from applicants who are allowed to enter Estonia according to the current restrictions.
Long-stay (D) visa can be applied for a number of reasons, such as study, work or family relations. It may be issued for single or multiple entries into Estonia with a period of validity up to twelve months and with the period of stay up to 365 days.
A long-stay visa must be applied for in person at an Estonian representation or at the Police and Border Guard Board (PBGB/PPA) in Estonia. At the time of submission of the application, 10 fingerprints of the applicant will be collected.
Bank accounts of the MINISTRY OF FINANCE for collecting visa fees are the following:
– SEB Pank р/с EE891010220034796011
– Swedbank р/с EE932200221023778606
Reference number: 2900073630
Clarification of the payment: Review of visa applications
PLEASE NOTE THAT REFERENCE NUMBER AND CLARIFICATION OF THE PAYMENT ARE COMPULSORY FIELDS ON THE PAYMENT ORDER.
If it is not possible to enter the reference number on the payment order of a foreign country, the reference number must be entered in the clarification field.
At the request of a consular officer, you are required to appear at the Embassy or Consulate in person in order to provide explanations concerning facts which are relevant in application for the visa.
Estonian Honorary Consuls provide only general information on visa requirements, they may not collect or examine visa applications.
Before applying for a visa, a short-term employment must be registered at the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board. An application for registration of short-term employment may be submitted in the following cases:
For more information about registration of a short-term employment, please visit Police and Border Guard Board website.
A long-stay (D) visa enables to travel in the Schengen area for 90 days within the period of 180 days period under the same conditions as the holder of a residence permit.
Working Holiday visa for the citizens of Australia and New Zealand
Under the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Governments of Australia and New Zealand visas are being issued, granting the right to work to 18-30 year old Australian and New Zealand citizens, who may stay in Estonia for up to a year. The work done within that period has to contribute to the main purpose of stay in the country, namely to recreation in Estonia; and those using the opportunity must not work for the same employer longer than three months. The citizens of Australia and New Zealand willing to benefit from the application of those Agreements have to apply for D type visa at the Estonian representation which is handling visa applications.
More information: Australia; New Zealand (PDF) (181.88 КБ, PDF)
Working Holiday visa for the citizens of Canada
Under the Bilateral Youth Mobility Agreement between Canada and Estonia visas are being issued, granting the right to work to 18-35 year old Canadian citizens, who may stay in Estonia for up to a year. The citizens of Canada willing to benefit from the application of this Agreement have to apply for D type visa at the Estonian representation which is handling visa applications.
More information: Youth mobility agreement