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United States: Department of State International Travel Information

Latest advice,

Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19

Exercise normal precautions in Estonia. 

Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Estonia:

Last Update: Reissued after periodic review without changes.

United Kingdom: Foreign and Commonwealth Office Foreign Travel Advice

Coronavirus: stay up to date

Temporary border controls to contain the spread of coronavirus were introduced on 17 March. Citizens of Estonia, holders of an Estonian Residency Permit or foreign citizens whose family member lives in Estonia are permitted to enter. There are no restrictions for exiting the country. On 16 March, the Estonian authorities confirmed a compulsory 14 day quarantine for those entering the country (with some exceptions). From 1 June, travellers without symptoms arriving from some EU Member States, Schengen Convention state or from the UK will again be allowed to enter the country. For more detailed information, see Entry requirements

The UK has left the European Union. The rules on travel to EU countries will stay the same until 31 December 2020 while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements. This page will be updated with country-specific information for travellers to Estonia as things change. Sign up for email alerts and view the latest updates for UK nationals travelling to and living in Europe.

Over 115,000 British tourists visit Estonia every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

If you are living in or moving to Estonia, please see our Living in Estonia guide in addition to this travel advice.

Terrorist attacks in Estonia can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

You must have the original V5C vehicle registration document if you’re driving into Estonia. See Road travel

Take sensible precautions against petty crime. See Crime

If you need to contact the emergency services call 112.

If you are abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. For information on the European Health Insurance Card see Health