June 1, 2020

EU citizens have a right to travel to Estonia without any restrictions but after 3 months, they have an obligation to register their residence. This can be done in a number of ways with your local municipality and more information is available here:


May 29, 2020

Estonian Commercial Code (äriseadustik) was amended on the 24th of May and amendments introduce some changes to ease corporate processes.

1. Firstly the deadline for filing the annual report was postponed until the 31st of October.

2. Secondly the rules for share transac...

April 24, 2020

Our Parliament passed changes to immigration laws that have sparked debate and outrage in the proceedings. It would appear that the changes finally enacted are not as far reaching as previously thought and only affect certain people working on the basis of a long-term...

April 19, 2020

It is a time ripe for creative and strategic thinking. Many can experiment with home offices, many dream of travelling again. Hopefully many have come up with creative ideas about the future - new businesses, more sustainable ways of life and also ways to get rid of un...

April 6, 2020

Although the deadline for filing the annual report for 2019 is still months away, it might be smart to do it already now. For many, the current times are a bit more or a lot more quiet so it could be a perfect time to take care of the obligation or the annual report.


March 31, 2020

The current pandemic situation has changed the world in every possible way. Not many contractual relationships will be untouched. 

In an instant, clauses that no one ever looks at (such as force majeure) in an agreement have become relevant. Legislation that is rarely u...

March 20, 2020

The Government of Estonia has introduced measures to help alleviate the effects of the coronavirus crisis for the employers and employees to help prevent mass lay-offs. The Unemployment Fund ( will be in charge of accepting applications from the emplo...

March 3, 2020

Estonian Parliament is about to pass legislation that will make it easier to sell the share in a private limited company (in Estonian: Osaühing, OU). The new law could pass next week. 

Firstly the new law enacts 1 cent as the minimum value of 1 share (currently it is 1...

February 18, 2020

Last time we wrote about the possibilities of immigration and applying for a temporary residence permit in Estonia that are not affected by the immigration quota. But it is worthwhile also to understand how planning ahead can put you into a good position for the next a...

January 9, 2020

Now that the immigration quota for 2020 is closed, is there any chance to apply for a residence permit before the next quota opens? Although the immigration policy of Estonia is strict, there are options which do not go under the immigration quota. Let us look at them...

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