Current travel situation
Due to the spread of the coronavirus, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends refraining from international travel as a matter of urgency. The Government imposes travel restrictions and only allow certain groups of people to enter the country:
Travellers from EU/Schengen countries are allowed to enter Estonia without restrictions, provided that they show no COVID-19 symptoms and that the incidence rate of COVID-19 in their country of origin does not exceed 150 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days.
Travellers from non-EU/EEA countries: travel from Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rwanda, Thailand, Singapore is possible.
Are there any travel restrictions on the students’ country of origin?
The travel restrictions are not imposed on certain countries of origin for international students. The general travel restrictions applies.
Do I need a PCR test?
The person arriving from the EU/EEA or the Schengen area, for the purpose of working, studying or receiving health services or for family reasons or transit. For the reasons listed above, taking a coronavirus test is not required.
Citizens of third countries arriving in Estonia for the purpose of work or studying at an educational institution registered in Estonia from a third country not included in Annex 1 of the recommendation of the Council of the European Union, is subject to the 10-day mandatory self-isolation, and they must take a coronavirus test immediately after arriving in Estonia and a second test no earlier than six days after the first test.
What is the quarantine situation?
If you are travelling from EU/Schengen countries that the incidence rate of COVID-19 in their country of origin is above 150 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, 10-day self-isolation is mandatory.
If you are travelling from third countries that are not listed in Annex I, a 10-day self-isolation is mandatory.