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Estonian citizen’s passport for a person under guardianship
10/15/2019

An application for the passport for a person under guardianship is submitted by his or her legal representative (guardian).

Passport can be applied for in Service Offices and the foreign representation of the Republic of Estonia. If less than 5 years have passed since the applying for the previous passport of the person under guardianship and taking of his or her fingerprints, or if you apply, as an exception, for a passport without fingerprint images valid for 1 year, the passport can be applied for also by e-mail.

Passport can be applied for in expedited procedure in the Service Offices. If an identity document has not been issued to a person under guardianship earlier, passport in expedited procedure can not be applied for. It is not possible to apply for a passport without fingerprint images in expedited procedure.

Documents required for applying:


Additional documents:

  • if a person under guardianship has moderate, severe or profound disability and payment facilities related to state fee are extended to him or he, please submit a document proving disability of a person under guardianship (for example, medical expert assessment; pension certificate);
  • if personal data (for example, name)of a person under guardianship have been changed in a foreign country and changed personal data are not entered to the Estonian population register, please submit document proving change of personal data of the person under guardianship;
  • if right of representation of the guardian is not entered to the Estonian population register, please submit a document proving right of representation;
  • if the Estonian identity document has not been issued to a person under guardianship earlier, please submit documents confirming  documents proving the right to the Estonian citizenship);
  • if you apply for a passport without fingerprint images, then, please submit a written explanation or other evidence concerning the reason for the necessity to issue a passport without fingerprint images, together with an explanation of why it is not possible to apply for a passport in ordinary procedure.


Issuance of the passport
The document will be issued to the applicant personally or to an authorised representative specified by the applicant upon the application for the document at a service office through the service office or foreign mission of the Republic of Estonia indicated in an application form within 30 days after acceptance of the application for processing. Delivery of the passport to a foreign representation may take more time. For information concerning the arrival and delivery of documents please contact the foreign representation of the Republic of Estonia, whereto you have ordered the document.

Foreign representations of the Republic of Estonia: http://www.vm.ee/?q=taxonomy/term/38.

If you wish to receive your identity document elsewhere than the foreign representation of the Republic of Estonia, which is named on the application form, then you will find more detailed information concerning this possibility on the webpage of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The passport applied for in expedited procedure will be issued within 2 working days (counting starts from working day following the day of submission of the application) to an applicant in person or to an authorised representative assigned by an applicant at the time of applying for the document in Tallinn Service Offices only.

On receipt of a document:

  • please provide a previously issued valid document of the same type


An authorised representative:

  • provides his or her valid identity document issued in Estonia
  • provides a valid document of the same type, issued to the applicant, if such document exists