The Estonian Convention Bureau follows the recommendations of the Estonian authorities in regards to Covid-19. Below you will find links to relevant sites along with main measures and temporary adjustments imposed in Estonia.
Last Updated April 22, 2021:
Travelling to Estonia & Coronavirus Testing
The Estonian border is currently open to citizens from European Union, the Schengen area countries and a number of countries outside of the EU. Upon arrival in Estonia, a person must be in self- quarantine for 10 days . The details of information regarding border crossing are continuously updated, and updated information is available on the website of the Ministry of Forgein Affairs.
People who do not want to stay in self-imposed isolation for ten days after arriving in Estonia, are required to perform a coronavirus PCR test up to 72 hours before arrival in the country. While staying in Estonia, it is then possible to take a second test not earlier than on the sixth day after the first test taken abroad. A person is released from the ten-day isolation obligation prematurely if the results of both tests are negative.
Those who have not taken the test up to 72 hours before arriving in Estonia have the option to take the first test in Estonia immediately after arriving in the country and the second test not earlier than six days after taking the first test. The ten-day isolation may be ended prematurely if the results of both tests are negative. Testing facilities are open both in Tallinn Airport and Tallinn Ferry Port.
The 10-day self- quarantine requirement and testing requirement do not apply for a person who has recovered from COVID-19 in the last six months and who has been declared healthy by a doctor or who has been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the last six months. At the same time, they must continue to comply with the restrictions in force in Estonia and follow all the measures taken to prevent the spread of the disease. For detailed information, see the link.
All persons travelling to Estonia have to fill in and submit a cross-border traveller’s electronic declaration od health. The electronic declaration form can be found at https://iseteenindus.terviseamet.ee/. The declaration form can be filled in within 24 hours before an individual’s arrival in Estonia. Anyone arriving in Estonia will still have the option of being able to fill in the cross-border traveller’s declaration in person.
Face Masks are Mandatory indoors in Estonia
It is obligatory to wear a mask or cover one’s nose and mouth indoors. People for whom it is medically contraindicated, as well as children under the age of 12, do not need to cover their nose and mouth or wear a mask if sufficient distance is ensured and in other justified cases.
Keep safe distance: 2 + 2 rule must be followed
In all public spaces, indoors and outdoors, no more than two people from different households may be within 2 metres of each other. The restriction does not apply to people living in the same household or situations where it cannot be realistically expected.
Business meetings, conferences and public events
Hosting indoor meetings and events is currently not allowed in Estonia. The restrictions do not apply to webcasts with no studio audience present, or to recordings of events, including theatrical performances, in which professional performers and the technical crew physically participate.
From May 3, outdoor events for max 150 guests are allowed.
Hotels are are open, but hotel restaurants and spas are closed. Room service is available / allowed. Hotels follow government measures and guidelines and are committed to offering a safe and comfortable stay.
Restaurants and cafes
Restaurants and cafes are closed, but are allowed to operate takeaway and delivery services.
Bar and restaurant outdoor terraces can open until 9 p.m. with up to 10 people at a table from May, 3rd.
Shops, supermarkets, shopping centers
Only essential shops are open. Non-essential shops are closed until 3 May 2021.
From May 3, museums can be open until 7 p.m. with a 25 percent occupancy limit
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