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The Estonian ID Card

The Estonian ID card is a document that will certify your right of temporary residence for 5 years.

Your ID card will function as an identification document. It’s also your a gateway to simplicity: you can use it for many e-services and for online authentication.

+ If you are a citizen of the European Union, European Economic Area or Switzerland, then you’ll need to submit the following documents to a Police and Border Guard Office in person within a month after registering your place of residence.

NB! In order to get your ID-Card, you should have already your personal ID-code (isikukood), as well as have registered your place of residence in Estonia. The ID card is issued within 30 days after the application is received.

+ If you are from a non-EU country, then your Temporary Residence Permit will be your ID-Card. If you have come for on the basis of short-time employment, then you should apply for an ID-Code.

Contacts for service offices.

Read more about the ID card.