Every citizen of Estonian and any person living in Estonia on the basis of a residence permit has the right to sign up to the list of patients seen by a family doctor or to change the family doctor on the basis of an application that the person submits to the family doctor. Each family member must submit a separate application.


Newborns in Estonia are automatically registered on the patient list of the child’s mother’s general practitioner. An application for registration of the child on a different GP’s patient list is only necessary if a GP other than the mother’s GP is desired for the child.

Application for admission to the list of patients