Estonia is part of the European Schengen common visa area. Citizens of many countries do not need a visa to visit Estonia. A visa is however required of, e.g., Indian, Chinese, Russian, Ukrainian nationals.

To see whether you need a visa to enter Estonia, please check this webpage of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For information on how to apply for an Estonian visa, check here. A list of of Estonian representations abroad can be found here.

Obtaining an Estonian visa can be time-consuming and logistically difficult. We will do our best to assist you, but cannot promise anything.

If you need a visa to attend the conference, please email the following data to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get an invitation letter from us.

  • your full name as in passport
  • birth date and place
  • nationality
  • travel document, number, issuing authority, date of issue, date of expiry
  • your institute/company and position
  • dates of planned visit to Estonia
  • Estonian representation where you plan to apply for your visa


We can only issue visa invitation letters to authors/PC members of the main conferences and otherwise to participants who have paid their registration fees in full.

You need a short-term (= type C) visa. The fee is normally 60 EUR, but researchers travelling for research purposes are exempt from the fee.

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