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The Consulate General of Estonia in Saint Petersburg: Consulate General of Estonia in St. Petersburg, from

14, Bolshaya Monetnaya ulitsa, St. Petersbrug, 197101

Tel: (812) 702-09-20, 702-09-24
Fax: (812) 702-09-27


The Consular District: Saint Petersburg, Leningradskaya Oblast, the Republic of Karelia, Arkhangelskaya, Vologodskaya, Murmanskaya and Novgorodskaya Oblasts.

Working hours:

  • Consular inquiries:
    • Issuing of Estonian citizen's passports, alien's passports, residence and work permits:
      • Monday to Thursday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Visa inquiries:
    • Visa applications:
      • Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00
    • Issuing of visas:
      • Monday to Friday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

No appointments on visa inquiries!





The Pskov Chancellery of the Consulate General of Estonia:

Address:  25, Narodnaya ulitsa, Pskov, 180016

Tel: (8112) 44-59-39
Fax: (8112) 15-68-64

The Consular District:  Pskov, Novgorod, Pskovskaya and Novgorodskaya Oblasts.

Estonian and Russian National Holidays in 2008

January, 1 – New Year

February, 24 - Independence Day (1918), the 90th anniversary of the declaring of the independence of the Republic of Estonia. After the declaration of independence Estonia fought a war against the USSR in the east and against German forces in the south. During this war Estonia secured its borders and concluded the Tartu Peace Treaty with the USSR on February 2, 1920.

March, 21 - Good Friday




March, 23 - Easter Sunday

May, 1 - Spring Day

May, 11 - Pentecost

June, 23 - Victory Day commemorates the victory of Estonian forces over the Baltic Germans' forces (led by Landeswehr) in the Battle of Vхnnu (Cesis) in northern Latvia in 1919, during which Estonian forces thwarted an attempt to restore Baltic-German control over the region. This day is marked by important official ceremonies.

June, 24 – St. John's Day. Traditional summer holiday. Midsummer Day. This day marks a day closest to the longest day of the year when twilight and dawn appear to merge. It is celebrated at evening of the 23rd and morning of the 24th with bonfires and a traditional festive menu.

August, 20 - Day of Restoration of Independence. Dramatic events in August, 1991 when there was an attempt of coup d’йtat resulted in the three Baltic countries finally regaining their independence. On August 20, 1991, the Soviet of Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic issued a decision on the re-establishment of independence on the basis of historical continuity of statehood.

December, 24 - Christmas Eve

December, 25 - Christmas Day

December, 26 - Boxing Day