19/12/2021 Public and private employers are strongly encouraged to ensure that employees who have the opportunity to carry out their work without physical attendance at the workplace do so.; 01/02/2022 There are no longer any recommendations to work from home in either public or private workplaces.
19/12/2021 Private events outside your own home; including weddings; confirmations; student and birthday parties and similar events must be held in accordance with the rules that applies to restaurants; including closing time at 23:00.
20/05/21 for those vaccinated against the coronavirus; the exemption from quarantine will be extended from six-months to one year in the case of close contact with a person infected with COVID-19.; 10/01/2022 If a person is a close contact of a COVID-19 case and has not been vaccinated or has suffered from COVID-19 within the last six months; they should remain in quarantine for seven days instead of 10 days.; 07/02/2022 The isolation requirement for children in close contact will be waived if the child is healthy and free of COVID symptoms.
Tallinn City Office started a social campaign 'Protect yourself and others!' inviting all citizens to wear a mask in crowded public places; e.g. public transport and all indoor places; where keeping a safe distance is not possible. 'By adapting this new habit to our everyday life; we are able to put the virus behind us!' is the message.
Before entering Estonia; all non-green third-country nationals who have not completed a vaccination course and come to Estonia to work; study; family or have a special permit must be tested 72 hours earlier for coronavirus PCR or; as a new option; 48 hours earlier for a rapid antigen test. According to the order; Estonian citizens; permanent residents and citizens of the European Union are not required to take the test.; 08/07/2021 If a PCR test performed up to 72 hours earlier is currently accepted upon arrival in Estonia from a country with a high risk of infection; then according to...
Level 4: Reopening of restaurant and cafes: the capacity indoors will be limited to 50% and on terraces to 75%. Six people can be seated per table but consumption at the bar is prohibited; 27/04/2021: the capacity indoors of restaurant and cafes will be limited to 30%; 09/05/2021: the maximum capacity in bars and restaurants will be 50% indoors and there will be no capacity limits outdoors. In addition; the Governing Council has also established that the closing time of bars and restaurants in Level 3 of the new Measurement Plan according to Indicators is at 0.00 hours; 05/06/2021: in...
The interior of pubs and discos is closed. The exterior can work 100%. The sale of alcohol is prohibited between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. in stores and gas stations. For cinemas and theatres: Level 1: Capacity at 75%. Maximum 1;200 people indoors; 5;000 outdoors; Level 2: Capacity at 50%. Maximum 850 people indoors; 2;000 outdoors; Level 3: Capacity at 30%. Maximum 300 people indoors; 500 outdoors; Level 4: Suspended; 15/09/2021: nightlife can reopen. In the municipalities of alert level 1 the interior capacity is 75%; in those of level 2 it is 50% and in those of level 3...
03/03/2021: restaurants and bars have reopened the interior of the premises in those locations that are not at extreme risk with a capacity of 30% and at most two people per table if they are not living together. The terraces work 100% with four people per table. In municipalities with confined perimeter; closed interiors and terraces at 100% capacity with four people per table; 09/05/2021: up to 6 people per table indoors and outdoors is allowed; 07/06/2021: terraces at 100% in all municipalities and interior 50% in localities with level 1 and 2; 30% in municipalities with level 3; and...
03/11/2021: those places that require COVID certification to enter may open 100% in municipalities with a low level of contagion (level 1) or medium (level 2); but if they do not request it; they will keep the capacity the same as in the bars and restaurants. If not; the maximum occupancy will remain 75% indoors or outdoors. In the municipalities at alert level 3 (high) or 4 (very high) the interior capacity is set at 50% and there is no option to expand it; 24/11/2021: The COVID passport requirement is voluntary for owners of nightlife venues who want to open...
Cinemas and theaters: Level 1: 75% capacity. Level 2: 75% capacity. Level 3 and 3+: 50% capacity; 01/10/2021: closing according to license; with an interior capacity of 75% and terraces at 100%. The dance floor is allowed in discos. 100% capacity in cinemas; theaters and auditoriums; 17/12/2021: COVID passport compulsory for access to nightlife and party rooms; 29/12/2021: Closing time at 01:00 and recommendation for tables of 10 people maximum; 14/02/2022: closing hours according to license and no need of covid certificates.
Restaurants may be open from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Restrictions on opening hours do not apply to service station restaurants or takeaway sales. Dispensing is allowed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Indoors; the customer must have their own seating at a table or counter. 75% of the customer seats are used in food restaurants (indoors) and 50% in indoor restaurants (indoors and outdoors).
By government order nr 369 of 29 October 2020; the quarantine period for international travellers was shortened to 10 days. From 15/01/2021 a new procedure: People who do not want to stay in self-imposed isolation for ten days after arriving in Estonia can perform a coronavirus PCR test up to 72 hours before arrival in the country. While staying in Estonia; it is then possible to take a second test not earlier than on the sixth day after the first test taken abroad. A person is released from the ten-day isolation obligation prematurely if the results of both tests are...