Business in Estonia 2019-10-28T11:23:28+00:00

Business in Estonia

Invest in Estonia (by Enterprise Estonia)

Allan Selirand
Head of Estonian Investment Agency
+372 627 9781

The Estonian Investment Agency (EIA), a part of Enterprise Estonia, is a government agency promoting foreign investments in Estonia and assisting international companies in finding business opportunities in Estonia.

Doing Business With Estonia

Raido Lember
Deputy Director of Global Business Development
+372 627 9369

The Estonian Investment Agency (EIA), a part of Enterprise Estonia, is a government agency promoting foreign investments in Estonia and assisting international companies in finding business opportunities in Estonia.

Services for employers by Work in Estonia

Work in Estonia works towards simplifying the process for local companies to employ overseas experts. Work in Estonia is a program led by Enterprise Estonia.

Estonian Investment Agency

Raido Lember
Deputy Director
+372 627 9781

EIA offers comprehensive, one-stop investment consultancy services, free of charge, which are always tailored to meet potential and existing investors’ precise needs.

Statistics Estonia

Tel: +372 625 9300 (Mon-Fri 8:00-17:00)
Skype: Statistikaamet


Statistics Estonia (abbreviation SE) is a government agency in the area of administration of the Ministry of Finance. The main task of Statistics Estonia is to provide public institutions, business and research circles, international organisations and individuals with reliable and objective information on the economic, demographic, social and environmental situation and trends in Estonia.

Estonian Research Information System

Tel: +372 730 0373
Soola 8, Tartu 51013


Estonian Clusters

Tallinn Enterprise Department

Tel. 640 4218

In Estonia, clusters and joint activities are supported at the national level within the framework of three Enterprise Estonia (EAS) programmes: the first for the development of technological development centres, the second for cluster development and the third for competence centres.

Estonian Associations

The list of Estonian Professional Associations.

The Tallinn Enterprise Department

Contact: Krista Kink
phone: 640 4225

All the business-related information for startups and operating businesses is available on this page.

Ober Haus 2018 Real Estate Market Report

Tarmo Kase
+372 665 9700

The most active post-crisis office space developments are taking place in Tallinn due to the demand for higher quality and well-located premises. In total eight new projects were completed in 2017 bringing 41,500 sqm of office space to the market.

PWC Doing Business in Estonia

Ebbe Käo
Marketing and Communications Leader
+372 6141 800

For succeeding in today’s economy one needs to stay ahead of the competition. PwC guide opens up the opportunities for doing business and investing in Estonia. For specific business advice please contact us.

’18 Real Estate Market Report

Ebbe Käo
Marketing and Communications Leader
+372 6141 800

Realia Group helps its customers to find the best services and solutions in all questions related to housing and building management. Our vision is to offer better living and real estate wealth to our customers.

Overview of Estonia

Estonia is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia. Across the Baltic Sea lie Sweden and Finland. Population density in Estonia is 30.3 people per km². That is almost four times less than EU’s average – 116.7 people per km² –, making Estonia the third sparsely populated country in EU.

Est companies’ background info
+372 744 6645 continuously updates data about businesses and board members from public records, the Internet, and other sources. Various data from those sources are carefully linked to each other and then made available for supporting your decision-making. Descriptions of companies, their contact information, quarterly financials and other details are updated also by member companies.

E-Estonia – digital society

We have built a digital society and so can you.
Named ‘the most advanced digital society in the world’ by Wired, ingenious Estonians are pathfinders, who have built an efficient, secure and transparent ecosystem that saves time and money. e-Estonia invites you to follow the digital journey.

E-Residency – government-issued digital ID

E-Residency is a new digital nation for global citizens, powered by the Republic of Estonia.
E-Residency offers the freedom to easily start and run a global business in a trusted EU environment.

Destination Estonia – relocation guide

This online book is a useful tool for all the employers looking to hire foreign specialists to work in Estonia. It covers all the basic subjects from formalities to free time gathered into a beautiful publication with additional links and sources to make relocating to Estonia easy for everyone.

Sample contracts in English

Contracts, agreements, descriptions and much more…

Research areas in Estonia

Here is an overview of the different research fields, with highlights of the best current achievements in each field by our researchers.

The Doing Business…/estonia

The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational level.

NJORD How to Set Up Business in Estonia

Karolina Ullman
Attorney at law, Partner
+372 66 76 444 (pdf-guide)

This guide is aimed at companies and intended as a general guide highlighting the legal issues connected with setting up a business in Estonia. It is not the intention to provide comprehensive legal advice on applicable laws or other issues in connection with conducting business in Estonia.
+372 631 4355 portal opens the entrance to the Estonian cultural landscape. The entrants of the web portal will find a unique event calendar, which publicises the cultural events taking place in both larger and smaller places of Estonia in all their variety. The calendar is complemented by an overview of Estonian cultural events taking place abroad. In addition to Estonian, the event information is available in the portal in English and Russian.

Estonian Institute

Katrin Maiste
Executive director

The Institute’s information and culture points operated in various places in Western Europe and Scandinavia, and quite a few developed into an embassy of the Republic of Estonia in the course of restoring diplomatic relations. Soon things took their normal course and the Institute focused on conveying information about Estonia and promoting its culture. Supported by the state, it has become a serious institution to carry out cultural politics.


Are you interested in becoming a member of the vibrant Norwegian-Estonian business community? Are you looking for contacts, ideas and help for developing your company? What about learning from the best practices and experiences of our CEO and board members to take your organization to the next level? Ready to expand your network? Join NECC today and the power of membership will work for you.




Established in 2007, Norwegian Estonian Chamber of Commerce (NECC, in Norwegian: Norsk-Estisk Handelskammer, in Estonian: Norra-Eesti Kaubanduskoda) is a non-profit membership based business association for companies with Norwegian-Estonian share capital, management or co-operation. We facilitate professional networking, seminars of interests, provide relevant information regarding both Estonia and Norway and promote Norwegian companies, competence and business values.
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