Visa Services at the U.S. Embassy in Estonia Remain Suspended – Consular Affairs

Due to precautions and limited resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic, routine visa services at U.S. Embassy Tallinn remain suspended, though the Department is continually evaluating the presence of conditions necessary to resume.  On June 22, the President signed a Proclamation which extends the previous Proclamation 10014 and suspends the entry of certain additional foreign …

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Health Alert – Estonia (May 29)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (May 29, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: On June 1, the Government of Estonia will reopen borders to passengers arriving from other countries of the European Union, the Schengen Zone, and the United Kingdom.  Travelers must be symptom free and must have been present in one of the approved countries …

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Health Alert – Estonia (May 18)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (May 18, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: Effective May 18, the Government of Estonia has lifted the Emergency Situation in Estonia, however some restrictions remain in place, including the “2+2” distancing requirements.  A full listing of current restrictions can be found on the Estonian Government’s website . Internal borders between Estonia, Latvia, …

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Health Alert – Estonia (May 8)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (May 8, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: Due to Estonia’s improving COVID-19 situation, the Estonian Government has approved a gradual lifting of emergency restrictions as follows.  In all cases, the “2+2” social distancing requirement remains in place. – Outdoor exercise areas may reopen if they are disinfected at least every four …

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Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak

Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak   Issued on: April 22, 2020 The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has significantly disrupted the livelihoods of Americans.  In Proclamation 9994 of March 13, 2020 (Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak), I …

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Health Alert – Estonia (April 21)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (April 21, 2020) Location: Estonia Event: The Estonian Health Board has confirmed a gradual restoration of scheduled medical treatments beginning today, April 21, in most parts of Estonia.  Easing of restrictions will commence with specialist and dental appointments.  All medical institutions and patients will be required to follow strict infection …

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Briefing: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad (April 10)

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Julie Chung, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Ian Brownlee, Bureau of Consular Affairs On COVID-19: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad   SPECIAL BRIEFING DR. WILLIAM WALTERS JULIE J. CHUNG, …

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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 (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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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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