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

Ambassador

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to Germany

ALAR STREIMANN

Curriculum Vitae

1964, Rakvere, Estonia

Education:
  • 1989 MA University of Tartu (English Language and Literature)
Employment record:
  • 1989–1990 employed in the private sector
  • 1991–1993 Economic Policy Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Counsellor and Trade Negotiator
  • 1993–1996 Embassy in Sweden, Counsellor
  • 1996–1997 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director General of the Economic Policy Department
  • 1997–2003 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Undersecretary for European Integration
  • 1998–2003 Deputy Head of the Estonian Delegation for European Union Accession Negotiations (Chief Negotiator)
  • 2003–2006 Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe
  • 2007–2010 Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden
  • 2011–2015 Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2015–2019  Ambassador to the Republic of France. Side accreditations: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, since 2017), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO, since 2018)
  • 2015–           Side accreditations: Principality of Monaco, Republic of Tunisia
  • 11/09/2019 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to Germany