When you’re applying for the first document you have to add:
From April 29, 2019 only digital photos are accepted. Before coming to apply for documents the photo has to be sent to e-mail email@example.com, adding applicant’s name and personal identification code/ date of birth. Please e-mail your digital photo yourself, do not bring it to the Embassy. No photos can be made at the Embassy.
Paper photos will be accepted under special circumstances, but if it is impossible to obtain a high quality scan of the photo the citizen has to provide a digital photograph.
Requirements for document photograph are listed on the homepage of Police and Border Guard Board. Photos made at home with personal cameras or smartphones are accepted.
What to remember when you come to apply for a passport / ID card at the Embassy:
As an exception, it is possible to apply for a passport without fingerprint images, if:
You can apply as an exception for a passport without fingerprint image valid for one year ONLY by post or by e-mail to Estonian Police and Border Guard Board.
Please send documents required for application and copies of the original documents to the address:
Police and Border Guard Administration
Pärnu mnt 139
Please submit a written explanation or other evidence concerning the reason for the necessity to issue a passport without fingerprint images, together with an explanation of why it is not possible for you to apply for a passport according to ordinary procedures.“