Official documents (eg. birth, marriage, death, divorce, name change certificates and other documents) issued in the Republic of Estonia can be ordered through the Consulate General of Estonia in San Francisco. Please be advised that certificates and documents are issued only to the persons in whose name the document has been registered in the registry office, or to that person’s representative. A death certificate can also be issued to the decedent’s widow/widower.
Ordering documents from Estonia requires the completion of a document order form and an application completed in Estonian, English or Russian.
There is a state fee for ordering a document + a fee of the document delivered in Estonia depending on the type of document ordered (please consult the Consulate for the fee).
Upon receipt of the document from Estonia, the Consulate will contact the applicant and send the document by regular mail to the address on the application. If Express Mail or courier service is requested for sending the document, a pre-paid self-addressed envelope must be included with the application fee.