What are the conditions?

Conditions:

According to the laws of Estonia, the citizen of a foreign country can hunt in Estonia if they have in their own country a hunting certificate and a firearms licence. The citizen of a foreign country will receive the foreigner’s hunting certificate that is issued based on the request of the owner of a hunting region in Estonia or of the inviter.

The foreigner can take along their own firearm if they have the EU firearms pass issued by the institution responsible for that section in their country. Local hunters can also lend their arm for hunting.

According to Estonian laws it is allowed to hunt in Estonia under the following conditions:

  • you are at least 18 years old
  • a hunting rifle is used (bow and crossbows are forbidden to be used in hunting in Estonia)
  • you are a citizen who (in their place of residence) has a hunting certificate and a firearm licence

Citizens of a foreign country will be issued Estonian hunting certificates/protocols based on the request of the owner of a hunting region in Estonia and based on the hunting licence of the place of residence.