Reception of divorce applications from spouses, divorce registration and issuance of divorce certificates to both spouses.

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To submit an application:

Where to start

1. The marriage can be divorced if the place of residence is in Estonia (registered in the Population Register) and there are no disputes concerning children, joint property division or order support.2. Study the divorce application (.pdf) and with the content page3. Come to the Vital Statistics Department at the same time with your spouse (Pärnu mnt 67, Tallinn) to submit the divorce application.If the marriage was registered abroad then use the service Changing and amending personal data in the Population Register to register the divorce in Estonia and read additional information from here.

Personal identification

Identity document (the passport, ID-card), marriage certificate and the payment order after you’ve paid the state fee. Marriage certificate that was issued abroad has to be legalised or confirmed with an apostil. More information here. Also, the marriage certificate has to be translated into Estonian and the translation must have notarial authentication.

What to do with the form

Fill out the divorce application with your spouse. The application form is available on-site or it can be printed out from the homepage. Submit the application to our official who schedules the divorce time, which cannot be take place before one month has passed and no later than three months since the application was submitted.


Come with your spouse again at a specified time. The official will compose the divorce registration that you and your spouse will sign. You will receive divorce certificates.

What to do when the result is unsatisfactory:

Follow the instructions that we’ve given you. If you have a divorce dispute with your spouse or a dispute concerning joint property division or the child needs to be settled or support must be ordered then the marital status institution will not divorce the marriage, but the court will do it.

Tallinna Perekonnaseisuamet
Address: Pärnu mnt 67
Telephone: 6457498
E-mail: Ragna.Aunroos@tallinnlv.ee

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