E-Residency is a new digital nation for global citizens, powered by the Republic of Estonia.

Estonia is the first country to offer e-Residency, a government-issued digital identity and status that provides access to Estonia’s e-services and transparent business environment

E-Residency offers the freedom to easily start and manage a global business in a
trusted EU environment

More information about e-Residency: https://e-resident.gov.ee/

Why become an e-resident

If you are granted e-Residency, you will receive a government-issued digital ID card that provides access to e-services.

The majority of e-services currently available to e-residents are business-related as most people choose to apply for e-Residency in order to establish and manage a company online in a transparent business environment - e-Residency works particularly well for entrepreneurs offering location-independent digital services, like freelancers, consultants, digital nomads and solopreneurs.

Benefits of becoming an e-resident

  • Digitally sign documents
  • Verify the authenticity of signed documents
  • Encrypt and send documents securely
  • Establish an Estonian company online
  • Manage your Estonian company online from anywhere in the world
  • Apply for digital business banking and online payment services
  • Declare Estonian corporate taxes online

If you're ready, learn more about how to apply.