Australian Embassy
Estonia

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The health and safety of Australians overseas is our highest priority. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not taking public appointments at this time. Our ability to provide some services may be limited. We will continue to prioritise consular services to those in genuine need. If you require emergency passport or consular services or need to travel urgently, please contact the Embassy on +46 8 613 2900 during business hours or DFAT’s Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on +61 2 6261 3305 or SMS on +61 421 269 080 to discuss your situation and for further advice. 

Australian Embassy Estonia

 

Travel Advice

We advise you not to travel at this time, including to Estonia. From 17 March, all travel to Estonia is significantly restricted for non-Estonian citizens.  If you're in Estonia and wish to leave, we recommend you do so by commercial means as soon as possible, as departure options may become more limited. Monitor the media for information on latest developments and follow the advice of local authorities.

For more information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit Smartraveller's COVID-19 and travel information.

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Advice for Australians living, working or studying overseas

If you’re a long-term overseas-based Australian, you need to consider the accessibility and quality of health care and whether you have the support systems you’d need if you got sick or had to spend an extended period somewhere. Depending on where you are, you might find your freedom to move heavily restricted and borders difficult to cross.  

If you decide to remain overseas, wherever you are, you should:

  • Follow the advice of local authorities, particularly regarding any self-isolation or social distancing guidance or rules
  • Take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19
  • Read and subscribe to Smartraveller for the latest information and advice. (You can also subscribe to critical updates by SMS)
  • Stay in touch with family and friends. Let them know where you are and that you’re OK.
  • Read our information about COVID-19 and consular assistance – there are some useful contacts in there should you need them.

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Australia's relationship with Estonia

Australia and Estonia share warm bilateral relations, underpinned by strong people-to-people links through the sizeable Estonian community in Australia. The 2016 census in Australia recorded over 9,500 people who identified as being of Estonian ancestry.  Australia has the sixth-largest expatriate Estonian community after Finland, Russia, Sweden, Canada and the USA.

Our countries share a commitment to liberal and democratic values, to protecting and promoting human rights, to defending the rules-based international order, and to open and progressive trade policy. 

Australia was one of the first countries to recognise Estonia's return to independence in August 1991.

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