Citizenship and Migration Board (Estonia)

Citizenship and Migration Board (Estonia)
Citizenship and Migration Board
Kodakondsus - ja Migratsiooniamet
Logo of the Citizenship and Migration Board.
Agency overview
Formed 28 December, 1993
Preceding agencies
  • Citizenship Board
  • Migration Board
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
National agency EST
Governing body Ministry of Internal Affairs
General nature
Specialist jurisdictions
Operational structure

The Citizenship and Migration Board is a government agency in Estonia under the Ministry of Internal Affairs that is in charge of enforcing regulations concerning immigration and nationality.


Issuance of travel documents

The CMB is the authority which issues the following Estonian travel documents:

Processing of nationality applications

The CMB is responsible for processing applications and enquiries concerning Estonian citizenship.

Immigration control

The CMB is responsible for enforcing visa/residence permit regulations and for processing asylum/refugee requests.

External links

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