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Estonia Travel Updates

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Last updated May 26, 2022

Yes, Estonia is open to American tourists

Estonia reopened to non-essential (tourist) travel from the US on Monday June 21 2021, ending a period of over a year during which American travelers were unable to visit the country.

Entry Requirements

Can American tourists enter Estonia? Yes

Can Canadian tourists enter Estonia? Yes

Unvaccinated travelers from the USA and Canada are not permitted to enter Estonia

Fully vaccinated (2 doses of Pfizer, Moderna or Astra-Zeneca, 1 dose of J&J) travelers from the USA and Canada may enter Estonia. The validity of a vaccination certificate is 9 months. There is no test requirement for fully vaccinated travelers.

Travelers from the USA and Canada who have received a Covid-19 booster may enter Estonia. The validity of a vaccination booster certificate is 9 months. There is no test requirement for travelers who have had a booster shot.

Passenger Locator Form

None required since Dec 1 2021

Antigen or PCR Testing for Returning Home

If you need to get tested for your journey home, whether it is required by the airline or for re-entry into the U.S. we will help you schedule that at the most convenient location possible, at the appropriate time. For re-entry to the US you need to have a negative result from a Covid-19 viral test taken no more than one day before your arrival. Since May 12 2021, the CDC have approved Antigen tests for travel. Antigen tests are quicker (results in 30 minutes, not 24 hours) and cheaper (around 1/3 the price or less) than PCR tests and often more readily available. If you are flying direct back to the US, the only test you’ll need is an Antigen test. If you are transferring in another country on the way back to the US other requirements may apply. We advise to check with the airline in this case.

General COVID-19 measures to be aware of

  • maintain physical distance (1.5 meters)
  • maintain hand hygiene and disinfection (we will provide a personal bottle of hand sanitiser to you upon arrival)
  • for as long as wearing protective masks is mandatory we will provide one disposable mask per day of your vacation


Indoor Public Spaces & Public Transport

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of covid status required to enter restaurants: Vaccinated Only

Note: Children under 18 may enter restaurants if they have a negative PCR (72hr) or Antigen (48hr) test certificate.

Useful links

U.S. Embassy in Estonia Covid-19 Page (note, not always up-to-date)

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