The structural units of the institute are its departments and divisions. Divisions may form part of departments. The institute comprises its Forensic Medical Examination Departments, the DNA Department, the Document Department, the IT-Department, the Chemistry Department, the Fingerprint Department, the Vehicle and Road Accident Investigation Department, the Technical Department, the Forensic Psychiatry Division, the Economic Division, the Administration Division, the Quality Division and the Development and Personnel Division.
Regional forensic medical examination departments are located in Tallinn, Tartu, Kohtla-Järve and Pärnu.
The main functions of structural units in their working areas are set out in the statutes of the institute. More detailed tasks for each unit are set out in the statutes of individual units, as approved by the director.
Brochure introducing the Estonian Forensic Science Institute