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Flight and Vessel Permits

The Ministry of Defence co-ordinates the issuing of permits for entry of foreign military vessels in Estonian territorial waters or inland waters and a permit for entry into Estonian airspace of foreign state military aircraft.

  • States that do not have a diplomatic representation within the Republic of Estonia may submit the application to a foreign mission of the Republic of Estonia. In such a case, the foreign mission is obligated to forward the application to the Ministry of Defence within one working day.
 

Flight permit

  • The application is to be submitted to the Ministry of Defence only in the event that foreign state aircraft are involved. A foreign state aircraft is an aircraft that is used for military, customs or police purposes.
  • The application form shall be forwarded to the Ministry of Defence no later than 5 working days prior to the planned entry into Republic of Estonia airspace.

Diplomatic clearance

  • The Ministry of Defence only regulates the granting of diplomatic clearance to military ships.
  • The application form shall be forwarded to the Ministry of Defence at the latest 5 working days prior to the entry of the vessel into the territorial waters of the Republic of Estonia

 

Last updated: 27 June 2017