Applying for a residence permit

Residence permit applications lodged in the Embassy are forwarded to Estonian Police and Border Guard Board for examination and deciding. Decision will be taken within 2 months starting from the day application reaches Police and Border Guard Board. Detailed information about conditions of applying for a residence permit, including list of documents and amounts of state fees can be found on the webpage of Estonian Police and Border Guard Board https://www2.politsei.ee/en/teenused/residence-permit/.

State fee for examined the residence permit application can be paid:

  • in cash in the Embassy during lodging an application (clean Euro banknotes only, please bring exact sum if possible);
  • with a bank transfer to the bank account of the Ministry of Finance in Estonia (Euros).

If you wish to pay state fee to the bank account of the Ministry of Finance in Estonia, please use information on the webpage of Police and Border Guard Board.