How Do I Apply for Estonia Visa in Nigeria

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How Do I Apply for Estonia Visa in Nigeria

For those who are looking for information on how to apply for Estonia visa in Nigeria, just to be clear, there is no such thing as an Estonian student visa. What you have instead is a temporary residency permit (TRP). It is usually issued to cover the entire period of your study in the country.

How Do I Apply for Estonia Visa in Nigeria

Thus, for Nigerian students who wish to study in Estonia, you will find out the requirements you will need to apply for temporary residency permit. Also, find the step-by-step guide on how to apply for the document and other relevant information you might find useful.

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Country profile: Estonia

Estonia, a country in Northern Europe, borders the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Including more than 1,500 islands, its diverse terrain spans rocky beaches, old-growth forest and many lakes. Formerly part of the Soviet Union, it’s dotted with castles, churches and hilltop fortresses. The capital, Tallinn, is known for its preserved Old Town, museums and the 314m-high Tallinn TV Tower, which has an observation deck.

How to Apply for Estonia Visa

Capital: Tallinn

Currency: Euro

President: Kersti Kaljulaid

Official language: Estonian

Source: Wikipedia

Estonia Visa Requirement for Nigeria

You will need the following documents to process the Estonian temporary residency permit:

  • A printed and filled out application form for TRP
  • Sufficient funding or income
  • Documents proving your identity
  • A 40×50 mm colored photo
  • Receipt of payment of the state fee
  • Copy of return ticket
  • A valid health insurance contract
  • Enrollment/Invitation letter from the chosen academic institution
  • Data concerning close relatives and family members
  • If you wish to study in English, proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, GMAT,SAT, IELTS etc.)

Meanwhile, do not fret about the procedures on how to apply for Estonia student visa from Nigeria. Reason being that the university you applied to in Estonia is always willing to help. All you have to do is request for their help.

Estonia Visa Fees

Since Estonia is a member of the EU, the normal €60 Schengen visa fee applicable to other EU countries is likely to apply. However, find out the exact figure from the Estonian embassy in the country.

Work while you study

The good thing about studying in Estonia is that you can also work while being a full time student, as far as your job doesn’t interfere with your studies. Also, if you are want to pick up employment after you graduate in the university in Estonia, you can stay for another six months in order to job-hunt.

Estonia Embassy in Nigeria

Unfortunately, there is currently no Estonian embassy or consulate office in Nigeria at the moments. Students who wish to process their temporary residency permit have to do that from a third country where there is an Estonian embassy.

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