Guide for Requirements to Lodge Application Forms, Filling and Process in 2021 Estonia



Estonia welcome total 87 countries visa free or visa on arrival and about 3.3 million tourist visit every year.

Embassy of Estonia

Apply Visa for Estonia

The next thing a traveler needs after a passport to travel to a new territory is a visa. Visa is stamped on a passport and is a certification that the holder can enter, stay within, or leave the territory of the government that issues the visa. To travel to Estonia travelers would need a visa as well. And for that they must obtain it from the embassy of Estonia situated at their own country land. Or they might obtain it by applying online for an e-Visa and simply fill up an online form and wait for the visa to reach their hand. To apply for a visa one must have prior knowledge about the types of visas there are. Not all visas provide the same service. Their type varies depending on the purpose of their holder’s visit. There are:

  • Nomad Visa: The visa issued for a short and temporary visa. It is also called a remote worker visa. The purpose of its holder is generally to work on the lands of Estonia. The duration of this visa can be extended to 1 year.
  • Schengen Visa: Some states under the Schengen Area of the European Union Member state demand a schengen visa from its visitors. For visiting Estonia one can get a Estonian Schengen Visa too.
  • C Visa: For any short term visit or a visit of 90 days or less requires a C visa.
  • D Visa: For any long term or a visit extending 90 days required a D Visa.

To apply for an e-Visa for Estonia one must first visit the official website of the government of Estonia and find the online form of visa application. They must have their passport valid and at hand. The validity of the passport must be more than six months. They must have other information at hand too. In no scenario must they provide any inauthentic or wrong information. Otherwise the visa application will be canceled or revoked. The information provided for Visa must be similar to the information provided for passport. To understand the form better follow the instructions given and act accordingly. The fields with a red asterisk (*) are compulsory.

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To proceed further, Enter the personal email Id and You will receive verification code on your own email address. That will take to the e-visa application form.

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Surname (Family name) : Insert your family name as it is written in your travel document. If you have more than one family name, insert all of them. In the absence of family name enter your first name again into the family name field.

Surname at birth

(Former family name(s))

: Insert your family name(s) at birth. Also insert here all former family names. Use comma to separate former family names. In the absence of those names enter again your family name.

First name(s)

(Given name(s)) :

nsert your first name as it is written in your travel document. If you have more than one first name, insert all of them. In the absence of first name enter again your family name into the first name field.

Date of birth        Year:   Month:  Day:        

Insert your date of birth by choosing a year, month and date from pull-down menu.

ID-number (where applicable)

If you have been given an ID number, you may insert that. In the absence of the ID-number please leave this field empty.

Place of birth        

Insert your place of birth exactly as it is written in your passport. Choose a country from pull-down menu.

Country of birth        

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Current nationality : Insert your present citizenship by choosing a country from pull-down menu.

Nationality at birth,

if different : Insert your citizenship at birth by choosing a country from pull-down menu.

Other nationalities: Insert your other valid citizenships by choosing a country or countries from the list.

Sex: Fill in your sex.

Male         Female  

Marital status: Fill in your marital status.

Married        

Single        

Divorced

Widow(er)        

Separated        

Registered Partnership

 Other (please specify):

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Type of travel document : Choose your type of travel document. If your travel document has not been listed, please choose „Other” and specify in an additional field. Russian citizens will choose an ordinary passport for Russian international passport.

Ordinary passport         Diplomatic passport

 Service passport         Official passport

 Special passport

 Other travel document

(please specify)

Number of travel document        : Insert your passport number as it is written in your passport. Please to not use caps and symbol №.

Issued by : Choose from pull-down menu the name of country who has issued the passport.

Country:

Date of issue : Using a pull-down menu insert the date of issue (year, month, day) of your passport. A travel document shall satisfying the following criteria: its validity shall extend at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States or, in the case of several visits, after the last intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States. However, in a justified case of emergency, this obligation may be waived; it shall contain at least two blank pages; it shall have been issued within the previous 10 years.

Year:     Month:     Days:

Valid until : Using a pull-down menu insert the validity (year, month, day) of your passport. A travel document shall satisfying the following criteria: its validity shall extend at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States or, in the case of several visits, after the last intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States. However, in a justified case of emergency, this obligation may be waived; it shall contain at least two blank pages; it shall have been issued within the previous 10 years.

Year:     Month:     Days:

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Do you reside in your country of origin or in a country of your current nationality?        : In this section you should answer „Yes” if you live in the same country where you have your current nationality.

 Yes​         No

Residence in a country other than the current country of current nationality        : In this section you should answer „Yes” if you live in another country than where you have your citizenship. If you live in the same country where you have your citizenship then you leave this section empty.

 Yes​. Residence

permit or equivalent         No

Number:  

Valid until:        If you answered „Yes” in the previous section, then you need to specify the number of the document (e.g. visa, residence permit, passport etc), which enables you to return to the country of residence and the validity of that document. If you answered „No” in the previous section, leave this section empty.

Year: Month: Day:

At present you are not working

or studying or are retired: If you do not work nor study or you are retired, mark the respective box with a click. In that case you do not need to fill in the fields of address and phone of the employer.

Current occupation : Insert your present occupation. If you study, write it in this field.

Employer or educational establishment: Insert your employer or name of the school.

Employer's or educational establishment's address : Insert the address of your employer or school as follows: house number; corpus/flat number. Please do not insert to the index field letters or symbols, only numbers! Choose country from pull-down menu.

Street:        

House number:        

Postal Code:        

City:        

County/Region:        

Country

Emplyer’s or educational establishment’s telephone number : Insert phone number of your employer or school, together with your country code. Please do not insert to this field letters or symbols, only numbers!

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Member State of main destination        

Other Member States of destination

Choose from pull-down menu the country where you would like to travel. If the travel destination includes more than one Member State, the application must be dealt with by the consulate of the main destination. The main destination is understood to be the destination where the applicant intends to spend the longest time or where the main purpose of the intended journey is carried out.

If the visit(s) includes more than one destination, choose the other Member State(s) of destination also. It is possible to choose maximum of 3 destinations.

Member State of first entry

Choose from pull-down menu the country, through which you enter the Schengen area.

Number of entries requested        

 Single entry         Two entries         Multiple entries

Please insert if you apply visa for single, two or multiple entries.

Intended date of arrival of the first intended stay in the Schengen area        

Year:        

Month:        

Day

Intended date of departure from the Schengen area after the first indended stay        

Year:        

Month:        

Day:        

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Are you a family member of an EU, EEA or CH citizen

(spouse, child, grandchild or dependent ascendant)? : (Family members of EU, EEA or CH shall present documents to proove this relationship.) Please specify if you are family member of EU, EEA or CH citizen.

EU CITIZENS FAMILY MEMBER - Directive 2004/38/EU

EU citizen’s family members, irrespective of their nationality, have the right to accompany or join EU citizens in a Member State other than that of EU citizen’s nationality.

Important is that they should arrive in Estonia either accompanying the said person or to the said person.

The following persons are EU citizen’s family members, as defined by the Directive:

spouse

direct descendants (i.e. children, grand-children) who are under the age of 21 or are dependants and those of your spouse or registered partner;

dependent direct relatives in the ascending line (i.e. parents, grand-parents) and those of your spouse or registered partner.

EU citizens family member apply for entry visa to Schengen under simplified conditions and they do not have to pay any charge for a visa application.

In order to prove that the applicant has the right to be issued with an entry visa under the Directive, he must establish that he is a beneficiary of the Directive. This is done by presenting documents relevant for the purposes of the three questions referred to above, i.e.proving that:

there is an EU citizen from whom the visa applicant can derive any rights;

the visa applicant is a family member (e.g. a marriage certificate, birth certificate, proof of dependency, serious health grounds, durability of partnerships …) and his identity (passport); and

the visa applicant accompanies or joins an EU citizen (e.g. a proof that the EU citizen already resides in the host Member State or a confirmation that the EU citizen will travel to the host Member State).

 Yes​         No​

Fingerprints collected previously for the purpose of applying for a Schengen visa        : Please insert the date of the collected fingerprints and the number of the visa sticker issued, if you know it.

 Yes​         No​

Entry permit for the final country of destination, where applicable        

Issued by

Valid from: Please answer if you are traveling to a third country through a Schengen Member State.

Year: Month: Days:

Valid until        

Year:        Month:        Day:        

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Main purpose of the journey : Choose purpose of your travel. If you do not find the corresponding definition, choose „Other” and specify.

Business

Tourism

Official visit

Visiting family or friends

Medical reasons

Cultural

Study

Airport transit

Sports

Other:

Other purposes of the journey: Please choose maximum of 2 other purposes of your travel.

Business

Tourism

Official visit

Visiting family or friends

Medical reasons

Cultural

Airport transit

Sports

Additional information on purpose of stay

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Answer to the questions marked with asterisk are not compulsory.

Surname and first name of the inviting person(s) in the Member State(s). If not applicable, name of hotel(s) or temporary accommodation(s) in the Member State(s)

Name (names): Address, e-mail address and phone of inviting person(s)/hotel(s)/temporary accommodation(s)

Address:

Street:

House number:

Postal Code:

City:

Country:

E-mail address *

Telephone number

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Cost of travelling and living during the applicant's stay is covered? : Please insert who is paying for your cost of travelling and for your cost of living during your stay.

 By the applicant himself/herself        

 By a sponsor (host, company, organisation), please specify

Means of support

 Cash

 Traveller's cheques

 Credit card

 Prepaid accommodation

 Prepaid transport

 Other,

please specify

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Applicant's home address : Insert your home address into relevant fields.

Street:        

House number:        

Postal Code:        

City:        

County/Region:        

Country:        

Applicant's phone number : Insert your contact phone number together with your country code. Please do not insert to this field lettes or symbols, only numbers!

Applicant's e-mail address : E-mail address of the applicant or their contact person for forwarding notifications regarding the application

Place of submitting visa application : Choose the representation for visa application.

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The collection of your personal data required by this application form, the taking of your photograph and the taking of your fingerprints are mandatory for the examination of your visa application. Failure to provide such data will result in the rejection of the application.

The authorities responsible for processing the data in the Republic of Estonia are the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Islandi väljak 1, 15049 Tallinn, www.vm.ee, e-mail vminfo@vm.ee) and the Police and Border Guard Board (Pärnu mnt 139, 15060 Tallinn, www.politsei.ee, e-mail ppa@politsei.ee). The data protection officers are reachable at the same contacts.

The legal basis for the collection and processing of your personal data are set out in Regulation (EC) No 767/2008 (VIS Regulation), Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 (Visa Code) and Council Decision 2008/633/JHA.

The data will be supplied to the relevant authorities of the Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and The Netherlands, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) and processed by those authorities for the purposes of a decision on your visa application.

The data, as well as data concerning the decision taken on your application or a decision whether to annul, revoke or extend a visa issued will be entered into, and stored in the Visa Information System (VIS) for a maximum period of five years, during which it will be accessible to the visa authorities and the authorities competent for carrying out checks on visas at external borders and within the Member States, immigration and asylum authorities in the Member States for the purposes of verifying whether the conditions for the legal entry into, stay and residence on the territory of the Member States are fulfilled, of identifying persons who do not or who no longer fulfil these conditions, of examining an asylum application and of determining responsibility for such examination. Under certain conditions the data will be also available to designated authorities of the Member States and to Europol for the purpose of the prevention, detection and investigation of terrorist offences and of other serious criminal offences.

Your personal data might also be transferred to third countries or international organisations for the purpose of proving the identity of third-country nationals, including for the purpose of return. Such transfer may only take place under certain conditions (Article 31 of Regulation (EC) No 767/2008). You can contact the authority responsible for processing the data in the Republic of Estonia to obtain further information on these conditions and how they are met in your specific case.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (Articles 15 to 19 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679) and the VIS Regulation (Article 38 of Regulation (EC) No 767/2008), you are entitled to obtain access to your personal data, including a copy of it, as well as the identity of the Member State which transmitted it to the VIS. You also have the right that your personal data which is inaccurate or incomplete be corrected or completed, that the processing of your personal data be restricted under certain conditions, and that your personal data processed unlawfully be erased.

You may address your request for access, rectification, restriction or erasure directly to the authority responsible for processing the data in the Republic of Estonia (see contact details above). Further details on how you may exercise these rights, including the related remedies according to the national law of the State concerned, are available on its website and can be provided upon request.

You may also address your request to any other Member State. The list of competent authorities and contact details for addressing your request is available at:

https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/board/members_en.

You are also entitled to lodge at any time a complaint with the national data protection authority of any Member State, in particular of the Member State of the alleged infringement, if you consider that your data is unlawfully processed. The data protection authority of the Republic of Estonia is Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate (Tatari 39, Tallinn 10134, www.aki.ee, e-posti aadress info@aki.ee).

I declare that to the best of my knowledge all particulars supplied by me are correct and complete. I am aware that any false statements will lead to my application being rejected or to the annulment of a visa already granted and may also render me liable to prosecution under the law of the Member State which deals with the application.

I undertake to leave the territory of the Member States before the expiry of the visa, if granted. I have been informed that possession of a visa is only one of the prerequisites for entry into the European territory of the Member States. The mere fact that a visa has been granted to me does not mean that I will be entitled to compensation if I fail to comply with the relevant provisions of Article 6(1) of Regulation (EC) No 2016/399 (Schengen Borders Code) and I am therefore refused entry. The prerequisites for entry will be checked again on entry into the European territory of the Member States.

Ready

The data of your application number 2020311350 has been saved and application sent to en e-mail address.

By filling up the given pages and paying for the online application the applicant must press submit and the whole online form filling process is thus completed. The visa is expected in the duration of 3 weeks to 4 months in case all the provided information is correct and authentic. Once the visa is sent to the address you have provided, you will be able to collect it from there and get ready for the flight. Enjoy your stay!!