Information on whether a person born in Estonia, whose ethnic group is given in the USSR internal passport [listed as nationality] as Estonian, and whose parents (father's ethnicity is Estonian and mother's is Russian) live in Estonia, is an Estonian national [citizen] [EST11762]

Please consult the Law on Citizenship of Estonia available at Regional Documentation Centres and the Question and Answer Series paper, CIS, Baltic States and Georgia: Nationality Legislation (IRBDC, April 1992) which contains the most up-to-date information on this subject currently available to the DIRB. Please note that, because of the number of factors involved, the DIRB cannot provide information on the application of the nationality laws of the former Soviet republics to a specific case.