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Travelling and border-crossing

Due to the emergency situation, border control is established from the 17th of March on all borders, including internal borders with Latvia, air borders and sea borders. Anyone entering Estonia has to provide information about their travel itinerary, travel companions, any possible contact with a person showing the COVID-19 symptoms and your current health situation.


Restrictions on freedom of movement


After arrival in Estonia from the 17th of March, all people apart from exceptions, have to quarantine themselves for 14 days at home or hotel. The person under restriction may only leave on the order of a health care worker or police officer or in the event of an emergency that poses a threat to the person’s life or health.

How to get back home from abroad?


We recommend following Estonian Foreign Ministry's and local Estonian embassies' Facebook pages for the latest updates. There has been a significant decrease in travel options; nevertheless, there are still few options to return to Estonia.

Latvia-Estonia cross border work


From the 20th of March, it is allowed for both Estonian and Latvian residents to work in the other country regardless of the municipality of residence. Cross-border work is permitted only for people without any symptoms of the disease.


Information from other authorities.


You can find valid and official information regarding the Emergency Situation and the limitations and activities deriving from it, from the websites of Estonian state authorities.

Webpages of governmental authorities will provide instructions and advice as well as frequently asked questions.



    Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The website provides information regarding travel and Estonian Representations’ opening times. Read more »

  • Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority

    The website provides information regarding consumer protection, travel insurance, e-commerce etc. Read more »

  • Estonian Police and Border Guard Board

    The website provides information regarding border controls, health declarations at the border, public order and personal identification documents. Read more »


Last updated: 24 March 2020