Population: 1 315 790
NFP: Permanent Representation of Estonia at the European Union
Involvement: Since 2006

The main migration policy instruments in Estonia:

Non-exhaustive list of key policy documents in the area of migration:

The main ministries in charge of migration affairs in Estonia:

  • Ministry of the Interior: Together with its subordinate authorities it is the main body dealing with migration affairs and focal point for migration affairs at the international level. Areas of responsibility include immigration (entry, residence); border management and irregular migration; asylum policy.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs: visa and consular affairs.
  • Ministry of Social Affairs: reception and accommodation of asylum seekers


Last update: December 2018