COVID-19 Information (April 8)

Register for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive important information from the U.S. Embassy in Tallinn and contact us at acstallinn@state.gov if you have any questions not answered here. This information was updated on April 8, 2020 The Department of State has issued a   Global Level 4 Health Advisory   advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due …

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Health Alert – Estonia (April 8)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (April 8, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: As a result of public health measures taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Department of State has suspended domestic printing of all routine passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA).  Americans overseas may still apply for passports and CRBAs, however …

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Health Alert – Estonia (April 7)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (April 7, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: The Finnish Government has confirmed passenger ferry traffic in the direction from Tallinn to Helsinki will be suspended starting Saturday, April 11 and will continue solely for freight and cargo.  This restriction is expected to remain in place until May 13. Finnair will …

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Health Alert – Estonia (April 6)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (April 6, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: Social distancing requirements continue in Estonia.  Effective April 4, stores are required to calculate the maximum number of customers that fit in their premises while following the “2+2 distancing” requirements (two meters of separation from others and maximum two people in a group).  …

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Health Alert – Estonia (April 2)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (April 2, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: The U.S. Department of State has updated the Level 4 travel warning stressing that U.S. citizen living abroad should avoid all international travel.  While the Department is making every effort to aid U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States, commercial airlines have …

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Health Alert – Estonia (April 1)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (April 1, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports all passenger ferry traffic going from Tallinn to Helsinki will be suspended in the upcoming days.  The U.S. Embassy is monitoring this situation and will provide updated information as received.  Until passenger service is suspended, the …

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Health Alert – Estonia (March 31)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (March 31, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: Passenger flights from Tallinn Airport continue to remain extremely limited.  Currently, Lufthansa flies from Tallinn to Frankfurt three times per week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. This flight arrives in Germany after onward flights for the United States have departed and travelers may be …

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Health Alert: Estonia (March 27)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (March 27, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: An extremely limited number of flights are presently operating to major European transit hubs from Tallinn.  We encourage anyone interested in departing Estonia for the United States to look at the contact information for airlines at Tallinn Airport available here and to write …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Reconsider Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (March 15, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (March 15, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: Beginning March 17, in connection to COVID-19, the Estonian government will introduce strict entry controls at all airports, seaports, and land borders.  The new controls will allow entry into Estonia only of Estonian citizens, residents of Estonia without Estonian citizenship, or family members of …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (9 January 2020) Location: Estonia Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information through these email alerts, as well as …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn (18 December 2019) Location:  Estonia-wide Event: The Estonian Rescue Board announced an Estonia-wide storm warning for December 18 and December 19, with northern Estonian Counties (including Tallinn), western Counties and the islands being most effected.  The warning announces upcoming high winds, with the heaviest in the late afternoon, December …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia

  December 7, 2018 Location:  Tallinn, Estonia, Freedom Square (Vabaduse väljak) Event: A demonstration against the U.N. Global Compact for Migration is scheduled to take place in Freedom Square on Sunday December 9 at 2:00 p.m.  This demonstration is expected to be peaceful, however even demonstrations or gatherings intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia

December 7, 2018 Location:  Estonia, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in Estonia remain heightened due to ongoing global threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, …

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Europe Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals and events.  This Travel Alert expires on January 31, 2018. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate that the …

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European Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. This travel alert expires on November 30, 2017. Recent, widely reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the …

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