NB! Updated state fees apply starting from 6 January 2020. More details here.
The most convenient and less expensive way is to apply for the new documents via the self-service portal of the Police and Border Guard (PPA). It is possible to log in with your ID card, mobile-ID or Smart-ID. You can order a new passport, ID-card, or both.
In case indicated by self-service portal that you need to give fingerprints, it is possible to do so at the PPA offices or Embassies of Estonia. If you proceeded with giving fingerprints, you are able to continue with the application at the self-service portal. It is not needed to give fingerprints, in case you are applying only for an ID-card.
It is possible to apply for a new ID card by post. A new passport can by ordered by post if you have given fingerprints already during the previous six years.
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NB! Before sending the application by post, please make sure that you read the criteria of filling in the application form as is might prolong the procedure in case you have not filled it correctly.
In the event that you need to applying for the document(s) personally at the Embassy, it is necessary to contact the Embassy in advance and book at appointment by either calling us at +420 257 011 180 or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may fill the application at the Embassy or beforehand by printing it and signing it before visiting the Embassy.
At the Embassy, it is possible to pay the state fee by card or cash (Czech koruna or euros). If you wish to pay in cash, please bring an exact amount with you when visiting the Embassy (in case you would like to pay in CZK, please consult with the Consul about the exact currency exchange rate). It is also possible to pay the state fee by transaction to Tallinn – in the latter case, please bring with you the confirmation of transaction.
The digital document photo needs to be sent directly to the e-mail address email@example.com. It is not necessary to bring the document photo to the Embassy nor is it possible to take the photo at the Embassy.
If necessary, it is possible to authorise another person to pick up your document at the Embassy. This is possible to indicate only when applying for the documents at the Embassy of offices of PPA (not later in the process).
The person you would like to authorise has to be an Estonian citizen who has an unexpired Estonian identity document when picking up your document at the Embassy. In addition, the authorised person has to bring with him/her your expired passport and/or ID card when picking up your new documents.
If you would like to pick up the documents of your child who is older than 15 years, he/she needs to indicate this when applying for the document.
The document photo has to be in a digital format and needs to be send to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org (when sending the e-mail, please indicate the full name and personal identification code or date of birth of the person for whom the document is applied for). In case the person does not use e-mail, it is possible that another person will send his/her photo by using their own e-mail address (e.g. the photographer).
More details about the requirements can be found here.