Estonian passports and ID cards

  • You can apply for a new Estonian citizen passport and ID-card by POST, E-MAIL or directly from the Estonian Police and Boarder Guard Board e-service center (only in Estonian language) if less than 6 years have passed since taking of fingerprints and applying for the previous passport. Use post when you do not have valid ID card. Use e-service center or e-mail if you are able to sign electronically with your Estonian ID-card.
  • In case you need to update your fingerprints, make an appointment at the embassy and give in your new prints.
  • Passports for children under 12 years of age can also be renewed by POST or E-MAIL and e-service center as fingerprints will not taken from children under 12 years

Your documents will be sent to the Embassy in Copenhagen. Our Honorary Consuls can also issue passports and ID cards. Your documents can be collected from Honorary Consuls in Odense, Fredericia, Århus and Aalborg.

On what occasions do I have to book an appointment and come to the Embassy to apply for documents?

  • Your old passport is expired and you need to get your fingerprints taken at the Embassy.
  • You wish that someone else picks up your passport / ID card on your behalf. That person must hold Estonian citizenship. A written consent (pdf) can only be given at the Embassy together with the application.

Estonian passport / ID-card for an adult

  • Standard application form (pdf in Estonian pdf in English pdf in Russian)
  • Digital photo (JPEG), send it to [email protected] add your name and date of birth or personal number into the email. For further information please visit Police- and Border Guard Board website.
  • It is not possible to take photos at the Embassy.
  • In case of change of name: the paper originals of your Marriage Certificate and a Certificate of personal data showing change of name (Personattest) and a copy of your spouse’s passport.

Estonian passport / ID card for a child

  • When applying for the first time you will need to include the child’s birth certificate with both parents names (Certificate of personal data/ Personattest). We can accept original documents in Estonian, English or Russian. The certificate in Denmark should be either in Danish-English or in English.
  • Fill in standard application form
  • Fill in first time passport application form (first pdf)
  • Add copies of both parents’ passports
  • In case the second parent holds other citizenship than Estonian, you will also need to enclose the other parent’s written consent.
  • Digital photo (JPEG), send it to [email protected] with child’s name and date of birth or personal number in the email. For further information please visit Police- and Border Guard Board website.

Children under 12 years do not have to come to the embassy in person, one of the parents can submit the application on behalf of the child.

When your child has reached 12 years of age he or she has to come to the embassy personally to give fingerprints for the passport.

Please book an appointment online.

State fees* (pdf in Estonian) will be charged in DKK, exact amount depends on the exchange rate.

Information from the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board.

Embassy accepts payments by all major credit and debit cards.


When applying for the first ever Estonian passport for an adult you will need documents proving that an applicant is an Estonian citizen.

If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by birth:

  • an original of a document proving that you are an Estonian citizen;
  • an original of a document indicating that at least one of your parents is an Estonian citizen, and verification documents to prove that you are descended from a parent who is an Estonian citizen.

If you have acquired Estonian citizenship by naturalization:

  • a certificate of citizenship.

Documents referring to Estonian citizenship for the period from 1918 to 1940 can be obtained from:

  • Registers of Births, Deaths and Marriages (birth certificates, certificates of marriage and divorce, certificates on changing names, etc.);
  • the National Archives (certificates of Defence Forces, option certificates, school- leaving certificates, documents verifying the possession of real estate or working in the public service, etc.).