Estonia legal and prison systems

Information on legal and detention systems, in Estonia, for British nationals abroad.



This guidance explains how to:

  • arrange visits
  • send money to a prisoner
  • apply for a transfer to a UK prison

This information is not meant to be definitive, and is not a substitute for independent legal advice. Neither His Majesty’s Government nor its staff take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information, nor accept liability for any loss, costs, damage, or expense that you might suffer as a result of relying on the information. The information contained in this guide is general and factual. You should contact local lawyers for independent legal advice.

Published 15 March 2013
Last updated 19 October 2022 + show all updates
  1. Guidance updated for October 2022

  2. Updated 19/02/2020

  3. Attached new prisoner pack

  4. Updated Prisoner Pack for Estonia

  5. Prisoner Pack updated 01/2014

  6. First published.