Open with restrictions

Estonia Travel Restrictions

64.98% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Estonia with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Estonia without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Estonia for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Estonia entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter Estonia.


Outgoing travel to EstoniaTraveling from the United States to Estonia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Estonia.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.
The testing requirement does not apply to travelers with valid proof of COVID-19 vaccination, travelers who take a COVID-19 test on arrival, travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 and no more than 6 months have passed since they have been declared cured, and travelers under the age of 12 years.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Estonia.

Details and exceptions
Most unvaccinated travelers who do not present a vaccination certificate, a recovery certificate, or a negative COVID-19 test result took up to 48 hours before crossing the border or who do not take a COVID-19 test after crossing the border must self-isolate for seven days.
Travelers arriving from a Member State of the European Union or the European Economic Area, the Swiss Confederation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Principality of Andorra, the Republic of Monaco, the Republic of San Marino, or the Vatican City State are exempted from self-isolation.
Documents
All passengers arriving in Estonia must submit a health declaration form a maximum of 72 hours before their arrival in Estonia. Travelers should keep the confirmation e-mail after completing it electronically or print it out before traveling. This requirement does not apply to travelers that have recovered from COVID-19 with accepted proof, travelers that have been fully vaccinated with accepted proof, and travelers that have recovered from COVID-19 and have been vaccinated with accepted proof.
COVID Certificate for public activity
Travelers over the age of 18 must have a valid COVID Certificate to enter most public establishments. The certificate will prove the traveler has been vaccinated, has recovered from COVID-19, or has tested negative.

Anyone who has been vaccinated abroad can prove they have been vaccinated by presenting a vaccine passport, a copy of the passport, or an officially verified excerpt from a database in a foreign country. The document must be in the Latin or Cyrillic alphabet and in Estonian, Russian, or English and must contain the following information such as the disease against which the individual was vaccinated, the date of immunization, the brand name of the vaccine, the number of doses administered and Information on the certificate issuer (i.e. the CDC).


Return travelReturning to the United States from Estonia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Estonia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Estonia are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Estonia

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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