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Opportunities In Estonia

Invest and Settle in Estonia

The Estonian Startup Visa is a fast and efficient way for non-EU startup founders who wish to come and be a part of one of the smallest but energetic startup communities in Europe as a founder. Estonia is one of the most dynamic countries among the new member states of the European Union. It is well-known both for its innovative drive and cozy living environment.

Requirements of Estonia Investment Visa 

  • Valid passport
  • Completed Application form
  • 6 months Bank statement
  • Valid Health insurance
  • Business plan
  • The company’s name and registration code.
  • The business activities, clients, development plans, capital, and fixed assets.
  • The company’s financial forecast for the next two years includes income statement, balance, and cash flow.
  • The manager and supervisor’s CV.
  • A motivation letter explaining the purpose of your visit to Estonia and your impact on the Estonian economy.

Benefits of Setting Up Business in Estonia:

  • The Estonian government provides support to the would-be startup entrepreneurs.
  • Estonia is situated perfectly for trade between Russia, Asia and Europe
  • Estonia is known for its widespread and free Wi-Fi connections, its commitment to e-government, building its future IT skills base and other Internet-related services.
  • Paperless society has its perks – conduct almost everything online and you can also become an e-resident of the country.
  • Estonia’s economic freedom is regarded as one of the highest in the world and the best in the Central Eastern European region.
  • Has one of the most liberal tax systems in the world – only corporate income tax is paid on dividends.
  • Home to several accelerator programs for startups.

Eligibility for Estonia Investor Visa

  • Innovative scalable business model with great global growth potential.
  • Approval from the Startup Committee stating that matches the definition of a startup and can pursue the Startup Visa.
  • Financial resources of at least 150 EUR every month. For the 1-year visa this amounts to 1800 EUR.

Processing Time:

  • E-Residency Process Time – 6-8 Weeks
  • Business Plan Approval & PR Application – 3 – 4 weeks from the date of online submission to the startup committee.

Application Cost:

  • E-Residency Card Application – 100 EUR
  • For a long-term visa, the state fee is 80 EUR. Ukrainian and Belarusian residents are exempt from paying the fee.
  • The state fee for a temporary residence permit is 160 EUR (when applying in Estonia) or 180 EUR (when applying in Estonian representation).

Y-Axis Deliverables:

  • Interacting with the Accredited Agent on the Application submission
  • Documentation Guidance
  • Provide relevant templates
  • Fill Application form
  • Regular Updates on your case / the process
  • Guidance on Investment Process
  • Business Plan Preparation


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