A long-stay visa (D visa) is an Estonian visa which may be issued for single or multiple entries into Estonia. D-visa may be issued for the period of stay of up to 365 days within twelve consecutive months. It allows to stay in other Schengen Member States up to 90 days within the period of 180 days. In case of consecutive long-stay visas, the whole period of stay shall not be longer than 548 days within 730 consecutive days.
All D 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:
The following persons are exempted from paying the visa fee:
Additionally applicants must present documents related to purpose of stay.
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 relevant representation 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 D visa see the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.