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Important information in case of release from the Estonian citizenship

By Post

Please send documents required for application and copies of the original documents to the address:

Police and Border Guard Board
Pärnu mnt 139
15060 Tallinn

You can read more in detail about documents to be annexed to an application form here.

Conformity of a copy to an original document confirm by your name, signature and date on every page of the copy containing data.


By E-mail

Sign all documents required for application digitally in one container. Digital colour photo and specimen signature must be in .jpg format.

Send the signed container to an address ppa@politsei.ee. The subject of an e-mail, please write: „Application for release from Estonian citizenship“.

Instruction for saving and digital signing of the questionnaire.


The Application

The application must be filled in in Estonian and in capital letters, corrections are not allowed. Use a dark pen or ink-pen. All fields must be filled in (except the fields marked as „TÄIDAB AMETNIK").

Please confirm the correctness of the data provided in the application by your signature at the bottom of the application form in the prescribed field.

The application forms can be filled in on screen. We recommend you to open the application forms with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

You have always an option to ask for advice regarding the filling of the forms either by e-mail address info@politsei.ee or information phone 612 3000.


State fee

The state fee can be paid:

  • by bank transfer;
  • in Service Offices the state fee can be paid in cash, by bankcard or by bank transfer through online bank, using the client computer at the Service Office. All most common debit and credit cards are accepted. American Express payment cards are not accepted.
  • at a representation - for detailed information, whether the payment can be made either in cash or by bank card, you can get in your particular representation.


Estonian citizenship
In Estonia
In foreign representation
Payment of the state fee
  • Application for Estonian citizenship;
  • Application for resumption of Estonian citizenship.
13 € 
Cannot be applied By bank transfer:
Beneficiary: Rahandusministeerium

Beneficiary’s accounts:

SWEDBANK EE932200221023778606
SEB PANK EE891010220034796011
DANSKE BANK EE403300333416110002
NORDEA BANK EE701700017001577198

Reference number: 2900082443

To details of payment it is necessary to write name of the procedure, name of the person and ID-code (if it exists) on behalf of whom you are paying the state fee
(for example: passport - Meeri Meri, 40302010000)
Application for release from Estonian citizenship
13 €
15 €
A person under 18 years of age is exempt from state fee when submitting an application for Estonian citizenship

Payment by bank transfer from a bank located in a foreign country

While effecting payment of the state fee from a bank located in a foreign country, it is necessary to know, in addition to the abovementioned, also BIC-code or SWIFT-code of the bank located in Estonia and international bank account number (IBAN) of the state fee account of the Ministry of Finance (Rahandusministeerium).

  • BIC-code or SWIFT-code of SEB is EEUHEE2X
  • BIC-code or SWIFT-code of Swedbank is HABAEE2X
  • BIC-code or SWIFT-code of Danske Bank A/S Estonia Branch is FOREEE2X
  • BIC-code or SWIFT-code of Nordea Bank is NDEAEE2X

International bank account numbers (IBAN) of the state fee account of the Ministry of Finance (Rahandusministeerium) are:

  • SEB: EE 89 1010 2200 3479 6011
  • Swedbank: EE 93 2200 2210 2377 8606
  • Danske Bank A/S Estonia Branch: EE 40 3300 3334 1611 0002
  • Nordea Bank Ab Eesti filiaal: EE 701700017001577198.


In a foreign country

Documents issued abroad, that are enclosed to the application form, must be translated into Estonian, English or Russian and the translation must be either attested by notary or performed by a sworn translator.

The document needs to be certified with an apostille certificate (marginal note) or legalised, excl. in cases, if it has been issued by a country:

  • with which Estonia has signed a contract of legal assistance: Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine, Russia.
  • who are subjects to the Convention on the issue of multilingual extracts from civil status records, signed at Vienna in 1976: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Spain, the Netherlands, Croatia, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldavia, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, France, Germany, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Turkey.

Additional information can be found at home page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs