According to an amendment of the Population Register Act, the information of the people whose residency has been filed in the Population Register with the accuracy of the city district at the reasoned request of the owner will be deleted from the register on 2 January 2019. Therefore, it is high time to correct your residency information in the population register in order to maintain the status of a resident of Tallinn and the accompanying benefits.
“The correction of residency information campaign that began
three weeks ago has had quite good results,” said city
secretary Toomas Sepp. “The purpose of the extensive awareness
campaign is to have people check the accuracy of their
residency information and find ways to specify the information.
While 669 people specified their residency information in
October, then 1652 people did so in November. Therefore, the
intensity has nearly tripled in comparison with the earlier
period. Thank you to everyone who have already specified their
The City of Tallinn shall continue with the awareness campaign
as nearly 16,000 residents of Tallinn are still under the risk
of losing their public services due to missing residency
information – these include free public transportation, parking
discount, a place at a kindergarten or school or social
benefits. “Our goal is to reach all people who may be affected
by the amendment to the law and to explain the consequences of
the amendment taking effect in 2019 and how to correct one’s
residency information,” said Sepp.
It is easy to register your place of residence in a few minutes
at the website eesti.ee or
with the help of the population register employee at the city
district office. Additional information: https://www.tallinn.ee/Teenus-Changing-the-residence-address-in-the-Population-Register