Estonia is the first country in the world that offers foreign citizens the opportunity to participate in the e-services of its advanced digital country as an e-resident and to establish a European Union company 100% remotely and regardless of location. And for 8 years already!
The e-Residency program is the business card of Estonia as a bold and safe digital country, the engine of success of which is the effective cooperation of state institutions.
To date, there are more than 97,000 people who have received e-resident status in Estonia and almost 24,000 Estonian companies created by e-residents. So today it is obvious that Estonia is the most efficient place on the world map to establish a company in the EU. And this is thanks to the E-Residency program, our modern and transparent business environment and, of course, the opportunities offered by the successful business community. We are here to help you understand why it makes sense to open a business in Estonia and make the most of the Estonian business environment.
Why Are Companies Registered in Estonia
As you know, the first keyword that foreigners usually know about Estonia is that Estonia is a digital country. That’s right, 98% of our services are e-services. This means that we are a paperless and bureaucracy free country where all operations can be done online. E-services also include quick and convenient company establishment in just a few hours. This summer, Estonian e-resident set a record and registered a company in just 15 minutes and 33 seconds.
Therefore, you do not have to come to Estonia to establish a company, and you can manage your company in the country where you live or stay.
- Manage your company where you live or stay.
- Membership of the EU, NATO, OECD, Eurozone and Schengen area offers stability
- State fees and start-up and administration costs are low
- There is a low level of bureaucracy in Estonia
- E-resident foreign entrepreneurs have access to e-services – online company registration and management
- Unique share capital rules
- Strong startup ecosystem