British Embassy Tallinn

Wismari 6
Tallinn
15098
Estonia

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-tallinn

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email infotallinn@fco.gov.uk

Our staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), however we are available 24/7. If you are need of urgent assistance, please call +372 6674700, stay on the line and select the option ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.

Privacy notice

If you visit the British Embassy Tallinn see our privacy notice for visitors which explains how we will process your data for security and public health management reasons.

Consular section

Telephone enquiries

Our staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), however we are available 24/7. If you are need of urgent assistance, please call +372 6674700, stay on the line and select the option ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.

Visits

The consular section is open for visits by appointment only.

Visa section

This Embassy does not deal with visa matters. For information on whether you need a visa to travel to the United Kingdom and how to apply, please see the UK Visas & Immigration page.

2020 public holidays

  • Wednesday 1 January
  • Monday 24 February
  • Friday 10 April
  • Monday 13 April
  • Friday 1 May
  • Friday 8 May
  • Monday 25 May
  • Tuesday 23 June
  • Wednesday 24 June
  • Thursday 20 August
  • Monday 31 August
  • Thursday 24 December
  • Friday 25 December
  • Monday 28 December

Getting to the embassy

Our office is located on Wismari 6, not far from the National Library (Rahvusraamatukogu) and Kaarli church (Kaarli kirik). Find us on the map

By taxi

Tallinn has thousands of taxis. Taxis can be ordered by the phone or hailed on the street. The average starting fee is from 2 to 3 EUR, and price for 1 km is from 0,50 to 1 EUR.

By public transport

Bus number 40

  • exit on Tõnismägi bus stop, if coming from city centre
  • exit on A. Adamsoni bus stop, if coming from Mustamäe

Trolley number 1

  • exit on Tõnismägi bus stop, if coming from city centre
  • exit on A. Adamsoni bus stop, if coming from Mustamäe

Tallinn public transportation planner is available here

Bus, trolley and tram tickets can be purchased at R-Kiosk or supermarket newsstands (green card where to upload money for purchasing tickets) or paper tickets from the driver.

There are also hourly and daily tickets available (can only be purchased when having a green card and uploading money to it, the instructions are available in the public transportation). There are special electronic devices (located at the first and second door of the vehicle) available in each bus, to validate such tickets.

Ticket must be validated right after entering the bus, trolley or tram and kept till the end of journey.

Parking

We are sorry but there is no public parking space at the embassy.

The nearest available parking is on the corner of Wismari and Toompuiestee - please note, that this is a paid parking area.

Security

Due to the global threat currently posed by terrorism, and the targeting of embassies, we do our utmost to ensure a safe and secure environment for your visit.

Please co-operate with the security team as they conduct their checks and controls, each of which should take only a few minutes. The security measures in place are for the benefit of all visitors and staff.

Visitors to our office will have to go through the security checkpoint at the entrance. Mobile phones and electronic devices are not allowed into the building.