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State fees for issuing documents


State fees regarding vital statistics procedures must be paid in accordance with the State Fees Act.

State fees for issuing documents:

  • issuing original birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates - free of charge;
  • issuing an extract from the population register to a person of data regarding themselves, their minor children, people under their guardianship and their deceased spouses - free of charge;
  • issuing an extract from the population register in the case of a legitimate interest 5 euros per data regarding one person.

The following state fees apply:

  • issuing, on paper, a certificate of legal capacity to contract marriage and a duplicate birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate, divorce certificate, name change certificate and sex reassignment certificate - state fee of 10 euros;
  • issuing a duplicate electronic birth, death, marriage or divorce certificate, name change certificate or sex reassignment certificate 5 euros;
  • issuing data extracted from a document kept at a vital statistics office in the form of notice or certified copy on paper (vital registration record, family register) 10 euros, electronic 5 euros;
  • official validation of an extract containing vital statistics data in Estonian foreign missions and issuing a certificate of legal capacity to contract marriage – state fee 20 euros.


State fees must be paid to the authorities holding the documents before the documents are issued.

Bank details (bank accounts of the Ministry of Finance, reference numbers compulsory):

Payment recipient: Ministry of Finance (Rahandusministeerium)

SEB Pank EE891010220034796011 (SWIFT: EEUHEE2X)
Swedbank EE932200221023778606 (SWIFT: HABAEE2X)
Danske Bank EE403300333416110002 (SWIFT: FOREEE2X)
Luminor Bank EE701700017001577198 (SWIFT: NDEAEE2X)

Reference numbers for the local governments of the county center:

Haapsalu City  10294002000079
Hiiumaa Municipality  10294002000040
Jõhvi Municipality  10294002000024
Jõgeva Municipality  10294002000053
Narva City  10294002000037
Paide City  10294002000066
Põlva Municipality  10294002000095
Pärnu City  10294002000105
Rakvere City  10294002000082
Rapla Municipality  10294002000118
Saaremaa Municipality 10294002000121
Tallinn City  10294002000011
Tartu City  10294002000134
Valga Municipality  10294002000147
Viljandi City  10294002000150
Võru City  10294002000163

Explanation: name of the requested document (duplicate family event certificate, extract or transcript) and name of applicant if the payment is made by someone else.

Last updated: 8 January 2018