Estonia temporarily reintroduces border controls on the whole border, restricts crossing of the border

The government has decided on cabinet meeting on 15 March to restrict crossing of the Schengen internal and external border temporarily and reintroduce border controls in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Only citizens of Estonia and holders of Estonian residency permit or right of residence, among them the so-called grey passport holders can enter Estonia, as well as foreign citizens whose family member lives in Estonia.

The border control will be reintroduced from 17th March 2020. Two-week quarantine requirement will be implemented to everyone entering the country. The government recommends to avoid travel to other countries that might also implement quarantine measures.

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