Since 1. May 2004, when Estonia became a member of the European Union, ID-card as a primary identification document in Estonian Republic is also an acceptable identification document inside European Union.
As of 1 May 2004, Estonian citizens are able to enter the territories of other Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area (EEA) with the ID-card:
- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- Czech Republic
- Swiss Confederation
In addition to the above countries, Estonian citizens are also able to travel to Macedonia and Serbia with the identity document (ID-card).
For travelling outside of the EU, then Estonian citizens need a valid traveling document - passport.
Digi-ID is a digital identity document and it is not possible to use it for travel.
Residence permit card is a compulsory internal identity document issued to an alien staying/residing in Estonia on the basis of a residence permit or right of residence. By means of residence permit card it is not possible to travel.
Read more at Politsei- ja Piirivalvamet website.