In which cases it is possible to apply for a D-visa?

Due the worldwide pandemic spread of the novel coronavirus, Estonian Government has implemented restrictions of the crossing of the border for the purpose of entering Estonia. Rules of entering Estonia are described in Government order no 169, text of the order in English is available here.
Estonian Embassy in Ankara wants to draw applicants’ attention to the fact that accepting a visa application and issuing a visa does not mean that applicant can actually travel to Estonia, but person must have, in addition to a visa, also right to enter Estonia. Detailed information about rules and conditions of entering Estonia under present circumstances can be found on the website of Estonian Police and Border Guard Board
Applicant must confirm during lodging an application that he or she is aware that beside visa also right to enter Estonia is needed to travel to Estonia and that applicant is personally responsible for any financial expenses he or she might have.

Applying for a D-visa

Person can apply for a D-visa if it is proved that person has need to stay in Estonia for more than 90 days in 180 day period.

If D-visa is applied or has been issued for short-term employment, studies or for start-up business, applicant’s spouse, a minor child or an adult child who due to his or her health status or disability is unable to cope independently, can apply for D-visa under the same conditions as to the main applicant.