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

Visits

To Sweden
June 2018 President Kersti Kaljulaid
June 2018 Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser
May 2018 Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser
April 2018 Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser
February 2018 Prime Minister Jüri Ratas
February 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser
January 2017 President Kersti Kaljulaid
October 2016 Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas
October 2015 Minister of Defence Hannes Hanso
June 2015 Minister of Foreign Affairs Keit Pentus-Rosimannus
May 2015 Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas
November 2014 Minister of Foreign Affairs Keit Pentus-Rosimannus
June 2014 Minister of Defence Sven Mikser
May 2014 Prime Minister  Taavi Rõivas
January 2013 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves
January 2013 Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet
January 2012 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves on a working visit
February 2011 Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet
January 2011 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves on a state visit
November 2010 Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet
September 2009 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves at the Baltic Sea Region Strategy ministers’ meeting
June 2009 Prime Minister Andrus Ansip
To Estonia
August 2018 Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel
October 2016 Minister for EU Affairs and trade Ann Linde
May 2016 Minister of Defence Peter Hultqvist at the Lennart Meri Conference
October 2014 Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel
October 2014 Prime Minister Stefan Löfven
October 2014 Minister of Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström
January 2013 Minister of Foreign Affairs Frederik Reinfeldt
May 2012 Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt at the Lennart Meri Conference
June 2011 Prime Minister Frederik Reinfeldt at a working visit
May 2011 Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt at the Lennart Meri Conference
March 2010 EU Minister Birgitta Ohlsson
March 2009 Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt
June 2008 Minister of European Union Affairs Cecilia Malmström
November 2007 Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt at the Baltic Sea Development Forum
February 2007 Speaker Per Westerberg
November 2006 Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt
February 2006 Minister of Foreign Affairs Laila Freivalds

In April 1992, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Queen Silvia visited Estonia. This was the first royal visit to the restored Republic of Estonia. In May 2002, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Queen Silvia paid a private visit to Estonia In October 2016 Queen Silvia paid a visit to at the University of Tartu 375th anniversary celebrations and in October 2014 Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel visited Estonia to tighten the cultural, economic and environmental relationships between the two countries.