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The European Union (EU) digital COVID test certificate allows people who have given a negative SARS- CoV-2 PCR test or a rapid antigen test meant for professional use at a health care service provider in Estonia to prove their test result based on the information that is in the Patient Portal. It is possible to create a certificate about the result in the Patient Portal www.digilugu.ee .

The EU digital COVID certificate can be used in all European Union member states according to the requirements in force.

Starting from the age of 12 years and three months it is obligatory to present a valid COVID certificate to participate in events taking place in checked public space (including entertainment, consuming on the premises in restaurants, cinema, events etc.) in Estonia. For adults (18+), a negative test result is not sufficient as a COVID certificate but those in the age bracket of 12 years and three months to 17 years can also participate based on a negative test result. Both a PCR test done up to 72 hours earlier and an antigen-RTD test done up to 48 hours earlier at a health care service provider are suitable, as well as a rapid antigen test for which a certificate has been issued, done in a general pharmacy.

Last updated: 16.11.2021 12:38

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The objective of the coronavirus test certificate is to offer the user the possibility to certify a negative Sars-Cov-2 test result in three languages (Estonian, English, Russian).

Last updated: 16.08.2021 15:54

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The European Union (EU) digital COVID test certificate allows to prove COVID test results based on the information in the Patient Portal www.digilugu.ee. The certificate is based on the reply to the referral of a Sars-Cov-2 negative PCR test sent to the information system by a health care worker. Based on this, a certificate that meets the European Union requirements is created. The certificate can be created in the Patient Portal www.digilugu.ee and can be presented either as a paper printout or digitally in a smart device (this is a document in PDF format).

Last updated: 08.10.2021 12:22

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In addition to personal identification data it contains the number of the certificate; the disease for which the person was tested; the type of analysis; the time of taking the sample; the results of the analysis; the institution that did the analysis and the country where the test was done. It also contains the data of the issuer of the certificate.

Last updated: 21.06.2021 15:14

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The COVID test certificate can be used for proving the validity of the negative SARS-CoV-2 test in the Patient Portal and it might, depending on the requirements in force in the country, be a basis for release from certain restrictions.

Starting from November 15, 2021: people who are at least 12 years and three months old must present a valid COVID certificate in order to participate in various public events and activities (including entertainment, consuming on the premises of restaurants, cinema, theatre etc) in Estonia. People in the age bracket of 12 years and three months and 17 years (included) can also participate in events with a certificate proving that they have done a test with a negative result at a health care service provider. Results of both a PCR (done up to 72 hours earlier) and an antigen-RTD (done up to 48 hours earlier) test done at a health care service provider are suitable, as well as a rapid antigen test done in a general pharmacy. For adults (18+), a negative test result is not sufficient as a COVID certificate. Children under the age of 12 years and three months do not have to present a certificate or a negative test result.

Last updated: 15.11.2021 13:37

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A person who has given a negative SARS-CoV-2 test result at an Estonian health care service provider can create a certificate or reproduce a valid certificate at the Patient Portal (www.digilugu.ee). The certificate can be both opened and downloaded. For a check, the negative test result must be presented either in a smart device or as a paper printout.

Estonians and foreign nationals with an Estonian personal identification code who cannot create their own EU COVID certificates in the Patient Portal can submit an application for it at all the service bureaus of the Social Insurance Board. After submitting an application to a suitable service bureau of the Social Insurance Board, the EU COVID certificate will be sent to the person's e-mail address within three working days. More specific information can be found on the web page of tehik.ee.

Last updated: 08.10.2021 12:15

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First and last name, and date of birth.

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When you log into the Patient Portal (www.digilugu.ee) you can switch roles in the upper left corner in the grey background. By choosing a suitable role from there, you can create a certificate for the person you are representing.

Last updated: 21.06.2021 15:41

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Creating the test certificate available at the Patient Portal is free of charge, the test must be paid for by a person himself.

Last updated: 16.08.2021 16:18

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Yes, a legal representative can create the test certificate for the person they are representing, and persons who have full representation rights at the Patient Portal can create a test certificate for their ward.

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The European Union (EU) COVID test certificate can be created on the basis of negative results of PCR tests and rapid antigen tests meant for professional use, provided that there is a reply to the letter of referral for them in the Patient Portal www.digilugu.ee.

Last updated: 08.10.2021 12:52

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Each person who has given a negative Sars-Cov-2 test result, for which there is a response to the referral letter in the Patient Portal www.digilugu.ee, can log into the portal and create a COVID test certificate.

Last updated: 08.10.2021 12:34

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Yes, a test certificate can be printed out and presented on paper.

Last updated: 21.06.2021 15:41

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The test certificate can be created and downloaded immediately after the negative PCR test result information reaches the health information system as a response to the referral.

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No, you do not. Each person who has given a negative Sars-Cov-2 PCR test can generate their test certificate by logging into the Patient Portal (www.digilugu.ee).

Last updated: 21.06.2021 15:42

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The test certificate is not a basis for entering a country, it may be a basis for a country to release you from certain restrictions, e.g. self-isolation. The restrictions in the destination country must be taken into account when travelling. Additionally, the destination country's requirements for the time of doing the test must be considered.

Last updated: 21.06.2021 15:42

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More information about the coronavirus and restrictions related to it is available calling 1247 (from abroad +372 600 1247).