What is personal ID code? – The Estonian identification (ID) code is a unique 11-digit code that will remain the same your entire lifetime. It is a number formed on the basis of the sex and date of birth of a person which allows the specific identification of the person.
How and where can I use it? – With personal code you can apply for ID-card which will allow you to access many e-services and to do online authentication.
Who provides it? – The ID code is provided by the local government, in Tallinn it is the Tallinn Vital Statistics Office (https://www.tallinn.ee/Teenus-Personal-identification-code-formation)
Personal ID code is one of the first things you need when settling in Estonia, regardless of your country of origin. This service is provided by the City of Tallinn. The documents you need to bring along are: