We ask Estonian nationals currently in Ukraine to leave the country at the earliest opportunity and return to Estonia. Due to Russia’s military action, we advise against any travel to Ukraine. We urge all Estonian nationals in Ukraine to register their stay at the Reisi Targalt website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or call +372 5301 9999.

Long-stay (D) visa

Due the worldwide pandemic spread of the novel coronavirus, Estonian Government has implemented restrictions of the crossing of the border for the purpose of entering Estonia. Rules of entering Estonia are described in Government order no 169, text of the order in English is available here.
Estonian Embassy in Kyiv wants to draw applicants’ attention to the fact that accepting a visa application and issuing a visa does not mean that applicant can actually travel to Estonia, but person must have, in addition to a visa, also right to enter Estonia. Detailed information about rules and conditions of entering Estonia under present circumstances can be found on the website of Estonian Police and Border Guard Board www.politsei.ee.
Applicant must confirm during lodging an application that he or she is aware that beside visa also right to enter Estonia is needed to travel to Estonia and that applicant is personally responsible for any financial expenses he or she might have.

A long-stay visa may be issued for single or multiple entries into Estonia with a period of validity up to twelve months and with the period of stay more then 90 days up to 365 days. The maximum possible stay in Estonia with a D-visa is 548 days in a 2 year period.

NB! Check the validity of your registration of short-term employment in Estonia HERE.

Documents to be submitted upon application for D-visa:

  • a valid travel document, which is issued within previous 10 years, contains at least two blank pages for visas and is valid at least 3 months after the expiration date of the visa;
  • electronically filled d-visa application form, printed and signed;
  • one photo (size 35×45 mm);
  • an insurance policy valid for Estonia or for the Schengen area with a coverage of at least 30.000 EUR for the entire duration of stay;
  • documents indicating the purpose of journey;
  • any information, which supports an applicant intention to leave the Schengen area before the expiry of the visa;
  • documents proving the sufficient means of subsistence for the duration of the intended stay and for the return to the country of origin or residence;
  • a visa fee 100€, children 6-11 40€. Children under 6 years and family members of an Estonian or an EU/ EEA citizen – free of charge.


Book an appointment at the Embassy HERE.

In Estonian Embassy in Kyiv following third-country nationals can apply for D-visa:

  • all residents of Ukraine irrespective of their citizenship. Applicant, who is not citizen of Ukraine must, as a rule, have Ukrainian residence permit to apply for visa in Estonian Embassy in Kyiv;
  • by way of exception non-residents of Ukraine can apply for long term visa in Estonian Embassy in Kyiv, if it is not possible to apply for Estonian D-visa in their home country, i.e. there is no Estonian foreign representation handling visa applications in the country where applicant resides. List of Estonian representations which are handling visa applications can be found here.


More information about Estonian long-stay (D) visas can be found HERE.

The state fee can be paid by card at the Estonian Embassy in Kyiv or to the bank accounts in Estonia (payee the MINISTRY OF FINANCE):

  • SEB Pank  EE891010220034796011  (BIC/SWIFT: EEUHEE2X)
  • Swedbank  EE932200221023778606  (BIC/SWIFT: HABAEE2X)
  • Luminor Bank  EE701700017001577198  (BIC/SWIFT: RIKOEE22)
  • LHV Pank  EE777700771003813400 (BIC/SWIFT: LHVBEE22)

Reference number: 2900073630

Clarification of the payment: Review of visa application (Full name of the applicant)