An emergency situation has been declared in Estonia due to the pandemic spread of the coronavirus in the world.

From 17 March there will be a temporary restriction on entry to Estonia for foreign nationals who do not hold an Estonian residence permit or right of residence, or have family members in Estonia. Foreigners are allowed to transit Estonia on the way to their home country if they do not show symptoms of COVID-19. At the border control travel documents and medical symptoms will be checked.There are no restrictions on exiting the country.

We care about your and everyone’s health. For this reason and in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus and flu, we kindly ask you to seriously consider whether coming to the representation is essential, and refrain from doing so if you are not feeling well, suspect that you or a family member has become infected, or you or a family member has been in an area of the coronavirus epidemic in the past 14 days. Thank you for your understanding!

In addition to previous measures, restrictions on movement are in force in Estonia from 14 March in line with the emergency situation.

On 17 March 2020, applications for Schengen visas and long-stay visas to Estonia can no longer be submitted at representations and visa centres of external service providers. This also applies to Schengen visa applications that are processed by Estonia on behalf of another member state.

Further information

Estonian Design Days

Wednesday 20.11.2019 to Monday 25.11.2019
Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka

In cooperation with Enterprise Estonia, the Embassy of Estonia in Tokyo and the Ministry of Culture, the Estonian Association of Designers (EAD) bring to you Estonian Design Days in Japan, 20-25 November.

The exhibits include advanced industrial products and demonstrate the successful combination of a rich visual heritage with the very latest technologies and solutions. The collection includes products related to home furnishing: textiles, furniture, lighting, ceramics, glass and fashion accessories including bags, shoes, jewellery and gift items.

Additional info.


Tokyo Nov 20-22
IFFT / Interior Lifestyle Living
Tokyo Big Sight South Hall 3, 4F-01

More info here.

Yokohama Nov 23-24
Estonian Lifestyle Festival – culture program
Introduction & sale of Estonian design products and food items
Venue: Zou-no-hana Terrace

November 23
11:00 – 11:20 Opening ceremony
Greetings from the Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia
Greetings from the Estonian Association of Designers
11:30 – 12:00 Mari Kalkun Special Concert
15:00 – 15:30 Mari Kalkun Special Concert
16:00 – 17:00 Estonian SDGs documentary film “Out of Fashion”
Osaka Nov 20-Nov 25
European and Baltic countries – Friendly Winter Time
Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store URL
Sales of Estonian brand products exhibited at IFFT
* Product sales only

Wednesday 20.11.2019 to Monday 25.11.2019
Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka