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.

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Visits to Estonia
June 16 –17 2018 Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă 
March 2018 The visit of the Romanian Municipalities Association
November 2017 The representative of the Romanian presidency of the Council of the European Union Cristian  Marius Badescu
April 2017 Foreign Minister Teodor Meleșcanu
May 2013 Foreign Minister Titus Corlǎtean
April 2011 President Traian Băsescu on a state visit
April 2010 Foreign Minister Teodor Anatol Baconschi in Tallinn for the informal meeting of NATO foreign ministers
June 2006 Foreign Minister Mihai-Razvan Ungureanu
September 2004 Minister of European Integration Alexandru Farcas
September 2003 HSH Prince Radu of Hohenzollern-Veringen Special Representative of the Romanian Government for Integration, Co-operation and Sustainable Development


Visits to Romania
June 16 – June 17 2018 Prime minister Jüri Ratas took the Nordica opening flight to Constanța and attended the opening ceremony of the Estonian Honorary Consulate
April 2018 The head of the National Defence Committee Hannes Hanso standing in for Eiki Nestor, the president of the Parliament, at the “Bucharest 9” meeting
October 2017 The special representative of Estonia to the European Union Matti Maasikas attending the Bucharest Forum
May 2017 Prime minister Jüri Ratas on a preparatory meeting for the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Novenber 2016 Minister of Foreign Affairs Jürgen Ligi, a bilateral visit and a meeting of Central and Eastern European foreign ministers in Bucharest
November 2015 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves at the meeting of central and eastern European heads of state in Bucharest
October  2013 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves on a state visit
June 2012 Prime Minister Andrus Ansip at a Cohesion Policy Friends Group meeting in Bucharest
April 2008 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves for the Marshall Centre conference in Bucharest
April 2008 Prime Minister Andrus Ansip and Foreign Minister Urmas Paet for the NATO summit in Bucharest
October 2007 Justice Minister Rein Lang
July 2007 Minister of Defence Jaak Aaviksoo
April 2007 Chief of Defence Major-General Ants Laaneots
April 2004 Foreign Minister Kristiina Ojuland
October 2003 President Arnold Rüütel