January 6, 2020.
- The state fee for a long-stay visa increases from €80 to €100. Specifically, on 1 February 2020, the new Community Code on Visas takes effect, introducing a €80 state fee instead of the previous €60 state fee for a short-stay visa.
- The state fee for changing the location for issuing a document and the state fee for issuing an identity document through a foreign mission of a European Union member state has previously stood at €50. Updated state fees are €80 and €100 respectively.
- A state fee will be introduced for emergency travel documents and certificates of return. In case of loss or theft of a document, the state fee is €20, and in case of an expired passport / ID card, the fee stands at €100. The state fee for the emergency travel document of the European Union is the same, i.e. €20 and €100 respectively to ensure the equal treatment of Estonian and EU citizens.
- State fees for applying for various documents in Estonia’s foreign missions will be unified, and it will subsequently be €30 more than the domestic rate. A state fee of €20 will also be introduced for issuing documents in Estonia’s foreign missions or by honorary consuls, which must always be paid on application.