How to get permanent residency in Estonia?
Firstly, the law differentiates between long-term residency and right of permanent residence - the latter is for EU citizens and in this article we focus on long-term residency for non-EU citizens. So what are the requirements? You hold a valid temporary residence permit; You are covered by health insurance; Your place of residence has been entered into the population registry; You have resided in Estonia permanently for five years on the basis of temporary residence permit d
Residence permit applications for 2022 - who can apply after the immigration quota is full?
Although the immigration policy of Estonia is strict (very small quota), there are options which do not go under the immigration quota meaning applications can be made all year round. Under current legislation one would have to apply already in December to have a realistic chance of getting under the immigration quota but there are also options that are not affected by the quota (this means applications can be made all year): Let us look at the options: 1. Citizens of Japan a