Citizenship and Migration Board (Estonia)

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Citizenship and Migration Board
Kodakondsus- ja Migratsiooniamet
Logo of the Citizenship and Migration Board
Agency overview
Formed 28 December, 1993
Preceding agencies
  • Citizenship Board
  • Migration Board
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
National agency EST
Governing body Ministry of Internal Affairs
General nature
Specialist jurisdictions
Operational structure

The Citizenship and Migration Board was a government agency in Estonia under the Ministry of Internal Affairs that was in charge of enforcing regulations concerning immigration and nationality. In 2010 it was merged with other agencies and formed Police and Border Guard.

Issuance of travel documents[edit]

The CMB was the authority which issued the following Estonian travel documents:

Processing of nationality applications[edit]

The CMB was responsible for processing applications and enquiries concerning Estonian citizenship.

Immigration control[edit]

The CMB was responsible for enforcing visa/residence permit regulations and for processing asylum/refugee requests.

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