Estonian passports and ID cards

Public hours at the Consular Department (incl visa questions): Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 10:00 – 12:00. Please schedule an appointment by phone: 08-54512282 or on the internet for consular matters.

Did you know?

  • Did you know you can apply for a new ID card by POST
  • You can also apply for a new passport by POST or E-MAIL directly from the Estonian Police and Boarder Guard Board if less than 5 years have passed since taking of fingerprints and applying for the previous passport
  • Passports for children under 12 years of age can also be renewed by POST or E-MAIL as fingerprints will not taken from children under 12 years.

Your documents will then be sent to the Embassy in Stockholm. Our Honorary Consuls can also issue passports. ID cards can be collected from Honorary Consuls in Malmö, Karlskrona, Gothenburg, Eskilstuna, Gotland, Halmstad, Norrköping.

On what occasions do I have to book an appointment and come to the Embassy to apply for documents?

  • Your old passport is expired (you need to get your fingerprints taken at the Embassy).
  • You wish that someone else picks up your passport / ID card on your behalf. A written consent (pdf) can only be given at the Embassy.

Estonian passport / ID-card for an adult

  • Standard application form (pdf)
  • One passport photo, size 4×5 cm. For further information please visit: Police- and Border Guard Board website. It is not possible to take photos at the Embassy.
  • In case of change of personal or civil status information of the applicant has changed, an extract from the Swedish Tax Board’s Population Register must be provided, reflecting the changes in the data (personbevis), in English, with the name and signature of the Tax Administration and the issuer and affixed with the Apostille, which can be attached to the document At Swedish Notaries Contact notaries in the Stockholm area can be found at the following link: http://www.lansstyrelsen.se/Stockholm/Sv/manniskao-och-samhalle/notarius-publicus/Pages/default.aspx. PS! In the case of marriage, we ask you to submit a marriage certificate (vigselsbevis)! In case of change of name,  please submit a name change decision from the Swedish Patent and Registration Office.

Estonian passport / ID card for a child

Before you submit your first passport application or ID card request, you need to ascertain if the birth of your child has been entered in the Estonian Population Register. The birth of a child can be entered into the Estonian Population Register at the Estonian Embassy in Stockholm, which has to be followed by a statement from the Swedish Tax Board’s Population Register (personbevist), which shows the birth of a child, the data of guardians and parents. PS! The extract must be in English, provided with the stamp of the Swedish Tax Office and the name and signature of the issuer and affixed to the Apostille, which can be attached to the document in Swedish Notaries. Contact notaries in Stockholm West can be found at the following link: http://www.lansstyrelsen.se/Stockholm/Sv/manniska-och-samhalle/notarius-publicus/Pages/default.aspx. Please attach a copy of the Estonian identity document of the parent and your contact information, including the e-mail, to the extract. Documents can be sent by regular mail at: Estlands Ambassad, BOX 26076, 100 41 Stockholm or submitted with a passport application at the embassy.

In order to apply for an Estonian citizen’s passport and ID-card at the embassy, ​​it is necessary to provide:

  • Fill in standard application form (pdf)
  • Fill in first passport application form (pdf first passport)
  • One passport photo, size 4×5 cm. For further information please visit: Police- and Border Guard Board website. It is not possible to take photos at the Embassy. You are welcome to send your digital photo (JPEG, 500 kb, 650X800) to ppa@politsei.ee. Add your name and date of birth in to the email.
  • You will also need to enclose other parent’s written consent

Children under 12 years do not have to come to the embassy in person, one of the parents can submit the application on behalf of the child.

When your child has reached 12 years of age he or she has to come to the embassy personally to give fingerprints for the passport.

Please book an appointment ONLINE or over the phone (+46 8) 5451 2282

The phone line is open:
Monday to Friday 9.00-12.00

The state fee, shown below in euros, but payment is in Swedish kronor at the Embassy, according to the official exchange rate of the European Central Bank for the first working day of each month:

Passport 60 EUR
ID card 50 EUR
Passport + ID card 80 EUR
Passport for a minor (under 15 years of age) or a pensioner 20 EUR
ID card for a minor (under 15 years of age) or a pensioner 10 EUR
Passport + ID card for a minor (under 15 years of age) or a pensioner 25 EUR

 

When applying for the first ever Estonian passport for an adult you will need documents proving that an applicant is an Estonian citizen.

If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by birth:

  • an original of a document proving that you are an Estonian citizen;
  • an original of a document indicating that at least one of your parents is an Estonian citizen, and verification documents to prove that you are descended from a parent who is an Estonian citizen.

If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by naturalization:

  • a certificate of citizenship.

Documents referring to Estonian citizenship for the period from 1918 to 1940 can be obtained from:

  • Registers of Births, Deaths and Marriages (birth certificates, certificates of marriage and divorce, certificates on changing names, etc.);
  • the National Archives (certificates of Defence Forces, option certificates, school- leaving certificates, documents verifying the possession of real estate or working in the public service, etc.).