Estonia is partially cancels the charge for crossing the border with Russia

Bridge border crossing between Estonia and Russia on the background of the city of Narva

The Ministry of internal Affairs of Estonia partially cancels the binding reservation of the time of crossing the Estonian-Russian border and the passage of the paid waiting area before entering for category B cars and motorcycles. It is reported ERR with reference to the employee policy of the border guard of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Estonia and Villar of Karka.

On the border Koidula and Luhamaa vehicles of category B and the motorcycles will be able to immediately pass on the border without mandatory paid waiting area. In this regard, they no longer have to book a border crossing time. The booking system will be open only during the “high influx” of vehicles, said Clark.

At the border checkpoint in Narva drivers still will need to register to use the waiting area, but in the absence of a queue the payment for these services will not be charged. Nevertheless, will not pay only those drivers that will be logged in the self-service kiosk in the waiting area. If the booking is made by telephone or the Internet, to pay still have to.

New rules in Narva and Koidula will come into force from 23 may 2016, at Luhamaa — 5 Nov.

Currently, for the registration of a passenger car crossing the Estonian-Russian border will be charged €1,30. For the use of the waiting area in Narva charged €3, in Luhamaa — €3,20 and in the Plots — €5.