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Estonia Travel Restrictions

58.17% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 57.78% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand can enter Estonia without restrictions.

Estonia entry details and exceptions

This entry restrictions do not apply to Estonian citizens, permanent residents, diplomats, essential workers, transiting residents, special permit holders, students in Estonia, parent, child, or spouse of nationals or residents of Estonia and travelers granted an exemption.


Outgoing travel to EstoniaTravelling from New Zealand to Estonia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Estonia.

Details and exceptions

Travelers with proof of COVID-19 vaccination and no more than 1 year has passed since its completion are exempted from this requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Estonia.

The isolation period can be shortened

Unvaccinated travelers can shorten quarantine on arrival by taking an additional COVID-19 test on arrival and on day 6 of quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 and no more than 6 months have passed since they have been declared cured, travelers with valid proof of COVID-19 vaccination and no more than 1 year has passed since its completion, travelers staying in Estonia for up to 24 hours on the condition they have valid proof of negative COVID-19 test and travelers who cross the border between Estonia and Latvia at least twice a week for essential purposes are exempted from this requirement.

Travelers to Estonia for work or study can not shorten their quarantine time.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

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.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Estonia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Estonia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Estonia will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Estonia

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

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand can enter Estonia without restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Estonia without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Estonia without restrictions.

  • Travelers from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Estonia is required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Estonia are open with restrictions. Bars in Estonia are open with restrictions.