Health & Social Security in Estonia

Living in Europe | Health insurance, Medical care | Estonia

The Estonian health-care system is organised by the Ministry of Social Affairs and is built on solidarity-based health financing, a well-equipped infrastructure for primary care based on family physicians, nurses and modern hospital services.
The Estonian health-care system might be somewhat differently organised compared to the health-care system of your home country. On the tabs below you can find more information about arranging your healt insurance and medical care in Estonia. For first, to make sure you are well informed on all the procedures, we have compiled a checklist of things you need to know/do before and upon arrival in Estonia.






Medical Care & Emergency

  • Emergencies and hospitals
  • Family physicians
  • Dental care

Emergency call 112