Work in Estonia

Find a job in Estonia 

Estonia is known as the "land of unicorns" and has served as home to global companies like Skype, Transferwise, Pipedrive and Taxify. These companies are always in need of talented people and are often willing to help relocate the right people to Estonia.

Work in Estonia connects Estonian companies with talent from around the world, whether you are looking for a job in Estonia or recruiting for your own Estonian company.

Note, if you wish to hire a person to work in Estonia for your company, and the person is not a citizen or current resident of Estonia, they also need to have a legal basis to stay in Estonia. You will likely need to help them register for short-term employment, or use one of the relocation service providers in our Marketplace.

EU citizen

As a citizen of a member state of the EU, EEA or Swiss Confederation, you may reside and work in Estonia without applying for temporary residence for up to three months. If you plan to stay longer, Work in Estonia provides a helpful tool to guide you through the process.

Non-EU citizen

Your e-Residency status does not provide you with the right to visit, work or live in Estonia.

As an e-resident with a registered company in Estonia, you can work in Estonia for your company physically, without registering for short-term employment, only if both of the below apply:

  • You have a legal basis to stay in Estonia for the period you plan to stay
  • You are performing director or supervisory functions for your company

If your case does not meet these requirements, Work in Estonia is probably the best resource for you as it provides information about work permits and a tool to navigate the process.

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