An emergency situation has been declared in Estonia due to the pandemic spread of the coronavirus in the world.

From 17 March there will be a temporary restriction on entry to Estonia for foreign nationals who do not hold an Estonian residence permit or right of residence, or have family members in Estonia. Foreigners are allowed to transit Estonia on the way to their home country if they do not show symptoms of COVID-19. At the border control travel documents and medical symptoms will be checked.There are no restrictions on exiting the country.

We care about your and everyone’s health. For this reason and in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus and flu, we kindly ask you to seriously consider whether coming to the representation is essential, and refrain from doing so if you are not feeling well, suspect that you or a family member has become infected, or you or a family member has been in an area of the coronavirus epidemic in the past 14 days. Thank you for your understanding!

In addition to previous measures, restrictions on movement are in force in Estonia from 14 March in line with the emergency situation.

On 17 March 2020, applications for Schengen visas and long-stay visas to Estonia can no longer be submitted at representations and visa centres of external service providers. This also applies to Schengen visa applications that are processed by Estonia on behalf of another member state.

Further information

Ambassador

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the Republic of Greece

PRIIT PALLUM

Curriculum Vitae

1964, Tallinn, Estonia

Education:
  • 1982-1989 Tartu State University (Estonia), Economic Cybernetics
  • 1991 Estonian School of Diplomacy
Employment record:
  • 1989–1991 Talleks, Deputy Chief Accountant
  • 1991–1995 External Economic Policy Department, Counsellor, Deputy Head of Department
  • 1995–1999 Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva, Chargé d’affaires ad interim
  • 1998–1999 Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the headquarters of other international organisations in Geneva, Ambassador
  • 2000–2002 Undersecretary for External Economic Policy and Consular Affairs
  • 2002–2006 Embassy in the Hague, Ambassador to the Netherlands and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
  • 2006–2010 External Economic and Development Cooperation Department, Director General
  • 2010–2014 Embassy in Budapest, Ambassador to Hungary, Croatia and Slovenia
  • 2014–2017 External Economic and Development Cooperation Department, Director of the 1st Office
  • 2018–          Embassy in Athens, Ambassador to Greece, Albania and Cyprus
Foreign languages:
  • Russian, Finnish, English, French