Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Reminder for Americans Abroad

Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Reminder for Americans Abroad   With election day fast approaching, we wish to remind U.S. citizens that now is the time to take the necessary steps to vote.  With over three million American voters living overseas, absentee ballots truly have an impact.  We encourage you to send your ballots as …

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COVID-19 Information

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. COVID-19 Information Last updated: 09/23/20 Country-Specific Information: The Department of State has issued a  Level 3 Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Estonia due to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4

Message for U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4 Location: Estonia Event: Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In some states voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 elections are as early as October …

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Health Alert – Estonia (May 29)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia (May 29, 2020) Note: Updated on August 6. Location: Estonia Event: On June 1, the Government of Estonia reopened 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 …

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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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Briefing: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad (May 5)

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services, 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 OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON VIA TELECONFERENCE MAY 5, 2020 MR BROWN:  Good afternoon, everybody, and welcome to what is our …

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Briefing: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad (April 28)

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services; and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Ian Brownlee, Bureau of Consular Affairs On COVID-19 Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad   PRESS RELEASE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON VIA TELECONFERENCE APRIL 28, 2020 MS ORTAGUS:  Thank you.  Good afternoon, everybody.  Great to talk to …

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Briefing: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad (April 22)

Briefing with Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services, 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, DEPUTY CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER FOR OPERATIONS, BUREAU OF MEDICAL SERVICES IAN G. …

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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 16)

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services; Deputy Assistant Secretary Hugo Yon, Bureau of Economic and Business 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, …

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Briefing: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad (April 14)

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, 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 OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON VIA TELECONFERENCE APRIL 14, 2020 MS ORTAGUS:  Thank you so much.  Good afternoon, everybody.  Welcome to our daily briefing …

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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 (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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Special Briefing: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services; Acting Assistant Secretary Alice Wells, Bureau of South and Central Asian 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 …

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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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Briefing on COVID-19: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad

Briefing on COVID-19: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad   SPECIAL BRIEFING DR. WILLIAM WALTERS, DEPUTY CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICERS FOR OPERATIONS HUGO YON, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR TRANSPORTATION AFFAIRS BUREAU OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS IAN G. BROWNLEE, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY BUREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS VIA TELECONFERENCE APRIL …

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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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SPECIAL BRIEFING: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services, 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, DEPUTY CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER FOR OPERATIONS, BUREAU OF MEDICAL SERVICES IAN …

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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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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: 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 September 1, 2017. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the ability to …

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SECURITY MESSAGE: EVENTS IN TALLINN ON 26 APRIL 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Tallinn informs U.S. citizens of events scheduled for April 26th in Tallinn in memory of the 10th anniversary of the 2007 relocation of the Bronze Soldier of Tallinn , the Soviet World War II memorial. Schedule of Events: 1900-1930: Public gathering at Tõnismäe park 1930-2000: March/movement to Sakala 20/Tatari 9, where an individual was killed …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: European Travel Alert

U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia November 23, 2016 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, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017. Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq …

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