Estonia Flag Estonia

Travel Warnings

United States: Department of State International Travel Information

Latest advice,

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

Cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Estonia. See information on measures introduced in Estonia to limit the spread of the virus. Find out how to return to the UK from Estonia.

See coronavirus travel advice for guidance on international travel.

Sign up for email alerts for Estonia travel advice.

The Estonian government announced on 15 March that further temporary border controls to contain the spread of coronavirus will take effect from 17 March. Only citizens of Estonia, holders of an Estonian Residency Permit or foreign citizens whose family member lives in Estonia will be 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).

The rules on travel to EU countries will stay the same until 31 December 2020. 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’re living in or moving to Estonia, visit 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’re 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