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

Consul General

Consul general of Consulate General of Estonia in Saint Petersburg

Consul general of Consulate General of Estonia in Saint Petersburg Carl Eric Laantee Reintamm

Consul general of Consulate General of Estonia in Saint Petersburg Carl Eric Laantee Reintamm

CARL ERIC LAANTEE REINTAMM

Professional
  • 2018-           Consul General of the Estonian Consulate General in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 2016-2018 – Director, Consular Assistance Division, Consular Department, MFA
  • 2012-2016 – Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Estonia, Berlin
  • 2009-2012 – Head of Chancery in Pskov of the Estonian Consulate General in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 2007-2009 – Consul of Chancery in Pskov of the Estonian Consulate General in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 2005-2007 – Desk Officer, 2nd Division, Consular Department, MFA
  • 2004-2005 – Desk Officer for Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, 5th Division, 3rd Political Department, MFA
  • 2001-2004 – Consular Diplomat, Embassy of Estonia, Berlin
  • 1999-2001 – Desk Officer, 2nd Division, Consular Department, MFA
  • 1998-1999 – Desk Officer, 2nd Division, State Protocol Department, MFA                       
Education
  • 1997-1998    Estonian School of Diplomacy
  • 1988-1994    MA languages and history, Uppsala and Stockholm Universities, Sweden
Languages
  • Mother tongue: Estonian
  • Swedish, English, German, Russian, Latvian, Spanish, French