Estonia transposes the directive on the movement of researchers and students of third countries with

The recent amendments to the Aliens Act simplify the movement of researchers and students from non-EU countries. Immigration to Estonia will get easier for some. So what is new in the immigration policy? The researchers and students from non-EU (i.e India or Pakistan) can move freely within the EU without having to obtain a new residence permit from each country they travel to. The changes also allow students, researchers and professors to stay in Estonia for 270 days after the expiry of the residence permit to work or start their own business. Additionally, there are changes regarding au pair workers from non-EU countries. An alien who wants to come and study Estonian or Estonian culture, c

GDPR – Should you worry about it?

The General Data Protection Regulation (available in English here: or more commonly known as GDPR will apply directly from the 25th of May this year. If you are running a business in Estonia and have contact with natural persons (physical persons) it is high time to check whether GDPR is relevant to you if you have not done so yet. We will outline some key aspects to find out if GDPR applies to your business and should you dig deeper into this new piece of law. Also, if it does apply to you, what are the most urgent matters to attend to. GDPR regulates the processing of the personal data of natural persons. So what is p

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