Currently the coronavirus infection rates have been constantly low, there are no restrictions on services and tourism attractions and you are invited to enjoy warm temperatures combined with refreshing swimming in the sea, (bog)-lakes and rivers.
Find all the latest data on Estonia’s infection rate per 100 000 inhabitants, our vaccination rate and overall healthcare information at the website of the Health Board.
Who can enter and how?
We welcome you with no restrictions from any place of the world if you are recovered or vaccinated. Entry to Estonia cannot be earlier than obtaining maximum protection depending on your vaccine type (7 or 14 days after the second dose etc). Also no restrictions apply in the case of TRANSIT, i.e. passing through the territory of the Republic of Estonia. Otherwise – depending on the infection rate of the country, testing and isolation rules apply. NB! IF YOU ARE:
Fully vaccinated no more than 12 months ago OR recovered + one dose of vaccine no more than 12 months ago OR no more than 180 days since diagnosis – NO TESTING, NO ISOLATION. https://vm.ee/en/information-countries-and-self-isolation-requirements-passengers
About needed documents
PCR up to 72 or antigen RDT test up to 48 hours before arrival and/or immediately after crossing the border. Isolation up to 10 days, can be shortened by testing. Second test (PCR) no earlier than on the sixth day after the first test.
Travelling with vaccinated/recovered adult: no isolation and testing for children UNDER 12. Please check the rules for children 12–18:
If vaccinated/recovered, welcome! If not, you can visit Estonia for up to 24 hours without self-isolation with just one PCR test up to 72 or an antigen RDT test 48 hours before arrival – only from Europe and Annex 1 countries.
From August 2: mask is mandatory in public transport (not for children under 12); from August 9: vaccination/recovery certificate or rapid test if inside above 50, outside above 100 people (not in supermarkets)
When visiting as a part of a group, your group leader is responsible for giving the guidelines. Visiting individually, you can buy a rapid test from a pharmacy or get a PCR-test. Symptoms of COVID-19 and difference from flu or cold:
Before going home
To complete successfully your whole trip and have a smooth way back home, please check the requirements of your airline and in your country. You can self-generate a free-of-charge test certificate suitable for travel.