Estonia is one of the three Baltic States on the shore of the Baltic Sea in the north-east region of Europe. Latvia and Lithuania are the other two.
Estonia has an eventful past. From 1940 to 1991, Estonia was under the Soviet Union. Gaining independence on September 6, 1991, Estonia has gradually progressed to be reckoned “the most advanced digital society in the world” (as per an article published in Wired).
Specifically targeting “nomadic entrepreneurs”, Estonia lets you set up and run a company online.
All that you need is a digital ID card issued by the Government of Estonia.
Estonian e-Residency is a digital identity issued by the Estonian Government, allowing you access to the country’s transparent business environment as well as e-services.
Benefits of getting the Estonian e-Residency
Launched in 2015 in the public beta mode, e-Residency has received 50,000+ applications from over 165+ countries in the world.
There are many benefits of getting an e-Residency for Estonia –
Do note that while e-Residency lets you run a global EU company completely online, an e-Residency will not grant you – the right of entry, tax residency, citizenship, or physical residency. This limitation will apply to Estonia as well as the European Union.
All that it takes are some basic steps, € 100, and about a month’s processing time.
The steps involved are –
Estonia is the first country that offers e-Residency. The e-Residency is a transnational digital identity available to everyone across the world interested in running a global EU company fully online.
Picking up your digital ID and kit
Globally, there are many locations that you can pick up your Estonian digital ID card from.
In India, the pickup location is at New Delhi.
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