There are three different ways how to renew your Estonian passport and/or ID-card:
It is more convenient and also cheaper to renew your documents at the self-service portal or by post from the Estonian Police and Border Guard Department.
When using the self‑service portal for applying for a passport or ID card, you need to have an ID card and an ID card reader, a mobile ID or Smart ID, PIN codes for your ID card or mobile ID. A digital photo (see photo requirements) must be sent directly to the e-mail address [email protected] and the applicant’s name and the personal ID code/date of birth should be added to the e-mail subject.
ID card and passport can be applied for by post only if it has been less than 6 years since the fingerprints were taken for the previous passport.
Standard application form and document certifying payment of the state fee to the Estonian Ministry of Finance have to be sent by post to the Police and Border Guard:
Police and Border Guard Administration
Pärnu mnt 139
A digital photo (see photo requirements) must be sent directly to the address [email protected] and the applicant’s name and the personal ID code/date of birth should be added to the email.
It is necessary to book an appointment and come to the Embassy to apply for documents in case:
NB! 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.
NB! You cannot apply for a passport under expedited procedure at the Embassy.
Please book an appointment over the phone (353 1) 478 88 88. At the Embassy, state fees can be paid with a bank card. The state fees can be found here.
You will need the following documents to apply for a passport / ID card at the Embassy:
When applying for your child’s first passport you will need to present:
When applying for your first Estonian passport you will need documents proving Estonian citizenship.
If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by birth you will need to present:
If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by naturalization you will need to present:
Documents referring to Estonian citizenship for the period from 1918 to 1940 can be obtained from: