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 Poland

MARTIN ROGER

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the Republic of Poland Martin Roger.

Martin Roger is the Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia to the Republic of Poland since September 2018.

Curriculum Vitae

Date and place of birth 28 September 1979, Estonia

Education
  • 2001 University of Tartu, Law, BA
  • 2004 University of Amsterdam, Law, MA (cum laude) in International Law
Work experience in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2001 Attaché of the International Agreements Office
  • 2002–2005 Assistant Undersecretary for Legal and Consular Affairs
  • 2005–2007 Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York (political and legal affairs)
  • 2008–2010 Director of the Office of Analysis of the Policy Planning Department
  • 2010–2013 Embassy in Paris, Deputy Head
  • 2014–2018 Director of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Office, Political Department
  • 08.2018–    Embassy in Warsaw, Ambassador
Work experience elsewhere
  • 2007–2008 Office of the President of the United Nations General Assembly, Adviser for legal and counter-terrorism cooperation affairs
  • 2013–2014 Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Director of the European Union and International Cooperation Department
Other job assignments
  • Council of Europe, Representative of Estonia in counter-terrorism working groups, incl. participation in the negotiations of the Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism;
  • Assembly of the member states of the International Criminal Court, Representative of Estonia to the Office of the Assembly
  • Ad hoc Committee of the General Assembly of the United Nations, which dealt with the issue of criminal liability of the officials and experts on UN Missions, Rapporteur
Academic activities
  • 2004 University of Tartu, Adjunct Lecturer at the Faculty of Law
National awards
  • 4th Class of the Order of the White Star of Estonia
  • Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite (National Order of Merit of France)
Foreign languages

English, French, Finnish, Russian, German