About e-Residency

Application for e-Residency

You'll find laws and regulations concerning current application here: Identity Documents Act, State Fees Act

e-Residency is a transnational digital identity available to anyone in the world interested in administering a location-independent business online. e-Residency enables to use secure and convenient digital services that facilitate credibility and trust online.

The state fee for e-Resident smart ID card is 100 euros.

NB! Please be aware that e-Residency does not confer citizenship, tax residency, residence or right of entry to Estonia or to the European Union. It is not a visa or residence permit. The e-Resident smart ID card is not a physical identification or a travel document, and does not display a photo.

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Personal details (as on your identity document)

Contact information

Identification details

Please note that you will be required to present the same document when collecting the e-Residency smart ID-card at one of the 38 Estonian foreign representations or the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board service points. Diplomatic passport holders abroad need to apply via the nearest embassy. Local diplomatic corps needs to apply through the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Reason for application

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