From 27 August, the registration of long-term and short-term visits in prisons has been temporarily suspended. The change does not concern the visits already scheduled for September. All registered visits shall take place as planned. The provisional decision mainly concerns the visits scheduled for October. Prisons are constantly monitoring the spread of the coronavirus and shall take decisions on the registration of visits on an ongoing basis.
You can ask for more information about the visits: Tallinn Prison 612 7539 Tartu Prison 750 0806 Viru Prison 663 7900
Restriction on visitation does not apply to the persons specified in section 26 of the Imprisonment Act, i.e. the prisoner's criminal defence counsel, representative who is an advocate, minister of religion, a consular officer of the prisoner's country of nationality and a notary for the performance of a notarial act.
No coronavirus has been detected among prisoners in Estonia.
Last updated: 08.09.2020 16:26
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