July 1, 2020

From today, people can apply for the digital nomad visa that Estonia is offering and that should benefit the IT and digital sector people of the world. Estonia estimates that the maximum of 1800 visas could be issued yearly. It remains to be seen and if we look at the...

June 7, 2020

This week the long-awaited digital nomad visa regulation passed the first hearing and will most likely be adopted before summer. The idea is to provide a visa for a person to come to Estonia and continue working for a current employer or work as a freelancer. 

The offic...

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...

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