A Schengen visa (C-visa) is a short stay visa allowing its holder to stay up to 90 days in any 180 day period in Schengen area. Schengen visa can be issued as a single or multiple entry visa with a period of validity of up to five years. More information about Schengen area and EU Common Visa Policy can be found on the webpage of the European Commission.
When processing visa applications diplomatic missions and consular posts of Estonia are following the regulation establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code).
All short-term Schengen visa applications in Ireland can be submitted at the Estonian Embassy in Dublin on Tuesdays from 1-4pm and on Fridays from 10-12am. It is necessary to book an appointment in advance.
Documents to be submitted upon application for visa:
|Purpose of the trip||Applicant||Spouse||Minor child|
|Studies||800 euros per month||2100 euros per month||not applicable|
|Doctoral studies (PhD)||800 euros per month||640 euros per month||not applicable|
|Short term employment||1,200 euros one-time||not applicable||not applicable|
|Short term employment in Start-up company||800 euros one-time||640 euros one-time||not applicable|
|Seasonal work||800 euros one-time||640 euros one-time||not applicable|
|Start-up business||800 euros per month||640 euros per month||not applicable|
|Teleworking (digital nomad visa)||4,500 euros per month||not applicable||not applicable|
|For all other applicants||70 euros per day (2,100 euros per month)||70 euros per day (2,100 euros per month)||70 euros per day (2,100 euros per month)|
The normal processing time for a Schengen visa application is 15 days.
It is necessary to book an appointment at the embassy to receive your visa decision. No information regarding your visa decision will be made by phone or e-mail. An appointment at the embassy can be booked online.
A foreign citizen has the right to appeal the decision on refusal, annulment or revocation of a visa.
The refused visa applicant or a visa holder whose visa has been annulled or revoked can turn to the embassy by submitting a written application within 30 days after receiving the appealed decision.
If the decision remains unchanged, it is possible to submit a second appeal to the consular department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs within 30 days from the receipt of notification.
The appeal can be filed personally, by post or through a representative.
The fee charged for processing the appeal is 80€. The bank accounts of the MINISTRY OF FINANCE for collecting the appeal fee are the following:
Luminor Bank AS
Reference number of the MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS: 2900073630
Clarification of the payment: Review of the appeal, applicant’s name
Please note that reference number and clarification of the payment are compulsory fields on the payment order. If it is not possible to enter the reference number on the payment order of a foreign country, the reference number must be entered in the clarification field.
Please note, the fee will be taken for the review of an appeal.
For further information regarding Schengen visa see the webpage of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.