An emergency situation has been declared in Estonia due to the pandemic spread of the coronavirus in the world.

From 17 March there will be a temporary restriction on entry to Estonia for foreign nationals who do not hold an Estonian residence permit or right of residence, or have family members in Estonia. Foreigners are allowed to transit Estonia on the way to their home country if they do not show symptoms of COVID-19. At the border control travel documents and medical symptoms will be checked.There are no restrictions on exiting the country.

We care about your and everyone’s health. For this reason and in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus and flu, we kindly ask you to seriously consider whether coming to the representation is essential, and refrain from doing so if you are not feeling well, suspect that you or a family member has become infected, or you or a family member has been in an area of the coronavirus epidemic in the past 14 days. Thank you for your understanding!

In addition to previous measures, restrictions on movement are in force in Estonia from 14 March in line with the emergency situation.

On 17 March 2020, applications for Schengen visas and long-stay visas to Estonia can no longer be submitted at representations and visa centres of external service providers. This also applies to Schengen visa applications that are processed by Estonia on behalf of another member state.

Further information

Agreements

Agreements between Republics of Estonia and Kazakhstan

  • Agreement on mutual understanding and cooperation (entered into force on 25 May 1995).
  • Agreement on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of tax evasion (came into force 19 Jul 2000).
  • Agreement on international road transport (came into force 18 Dec 2002).
  • Agreement on cooperation in the field of railway transport (came into force 29 Mar 2003).
  • Agreement on cooperation in the fight against organized crime and other forms of crime (signed 2 Jun 2004, provisionally applicable from the moment of signing).
  • Agreement on co-operation in the field of culture and humanities (came into force 9 June 2006).
  • Agreement on economic, research and technical co-operation (came into force 4 March 2010).
  • Agreement on co-operation in combating organized and other forms of crime (came into force 16 January 2012).
  • Agreement on reciprocal promotion and protection of investments (came into force 26 August 2014).