Due to the rapidly changing conditions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic please refer to the official webpages for latest information. Information on countries and restriction on freedom of movement requirements for passengers is available:
Estonian Police and Border Guard Board
The local emergency number is 112
In case of an emergency, contact the police, ambulance, or rescue workers by calling 112.
A person insured in another EU member state is entitled to necessary medical care during a temporary stay in Estonia on the same terms as a person insured in Estonia. More information on the general principles of providing medical care can be found here.
Travel & Health Insurance
We expect all our conference guests to have a valid international insurance policy. We are not able to take responsibility for any medical expenses that may occur during your trip to Tallinn. Please be assured that we will do everything possible to ensure a safe and smooth digital security forum in June.
Travelling to Estonia
Schengen – Visa
When arriving in Estonia, all participants must present a valid passport with the appropriate visa (if required). It is not possible to apply for a visa at the border. Participants who need to apply for a visa must do so in their country of residence. Estonia is part of the Schengen Area. At this website http://vm.ee/en/node/6978 you can find information on who needs to apply for a visa and what is the application process.
In case of an issue with travel documents or other travel-related questions, you can seek help from the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Arrival and Departure
Delegates arriving/departing individually are kindly requested to make their own travel arrangements. Upon arrival at the Tallinn Lennart Meri airport, we recommend you to take a taxi from the taxi stand in front of the airport. Taxi from the airport to the hotel takes about 10 minutes (depending on traffic) and costs around 10 €. Taxis accept Visa / Mastercard. ATMs are located in the airport terminal building.
Bus and tram stop, car parks and taxi stand are only meters away from Airport entrances. www.tallinn-airport.ee/en/transport/leaving-the-airport/
For more information on attractions and sights in Tallinn and Estonia please go to
https://visittallinn.ee/eng/visitor and https://www.visitestonia.com/en/
The Western-Balkan Digital Security Forum is an invitation-only event. The invitations will be sent via e-mail. Please register at your earliest convenience and please note that registration to the Forum is mandatory.
The conference will be held in ENGLISH, no translation is available.
Other Practical Information
The power supply is 220-230 volts (plug: two round prongs).
Local time: Eastern European Summer Time (GMT+3)
Estonia is using the Euro (EUR), since 2011. ATMs can be found all around Tallinn, e.g., in shopping centers.
The average temperature in June is between 17-20 degrees. The Estonian weather can change quickly, there are often sunny, rainy and windy days in Tallinn.
Weather information here