Electronic Residence in Estonia

E-residence — online residence without physical address. In Estonia.

It is a secure transnational digital identity that can be obtained by those who request it. The program allows non-Estonians to enjoy the same business benefits as residents of this country. E-residents will be able to manage all aspects of their business completely online, from banking services to signing documents and paying taxes in Estonia.

Remote access to government services from anywhere in the world

Registration and management of the company remotely

Trust of your partners and contractors

Smart ID authentication

50,000 people from 165 countries are already with us

In 2014, Estonia became the first country in the world to give everyone the opportunity to become its virtual resident. To do business, the owner of an Estonian company today does not need to cross borders, a virtual resident card allows complete remote financial and business management, electronic document management and access to the banking system.

E-resident entrepreneurs can:

Sign documents and contracts digitally

Check the authenticity of documents

Encrypt and send documents

Establish an Estonian company online

Use banking services (including remote money transfer)

Have access to online payment systems

Pay taxes in Estonia (if required)

Order an e-Resident card

Order a card right now and enjoy all the benefits of an Estonian e-Resident


Free guide

Order an e-Resident card and get a free online self-registration guide


Free consultation

Get a free consultation on registering a company in Estonia and assistance in filling out an application online

Smart ID authentication

Smart-ID is the most convenient, fast and secure way to authenticate on the Internet! Forget complicated usernames and passwords – this is a safer and faster way to log into the Internet bank, use e-services and sign documents.

Smart-ID is a smart way to identify yourself

As an e-resident of Estonia, you can also use the Smart ID authentication method. Enter the bank, verify your identity and sign documents using your mobile phone.

Steps to get a card

Order a card on our website

Our consultants will contact you and ask you to provide the information necessary for ordering

We will prepare and submit an application for issuing a card

Get the card at the selected Estonian embassy

Can I become an e-resident of any country, not only Estonia?

Not yet. Estonia is the first and only country to offer e-residency, although Singapore and Dubai are actively investigating the issue.

E-residency is


European affiliation and a secure digital identity supported by the government is a direct path to reaching a new level of confidence with counterparties.

Be location independent

  • Create a company 100% online from anywhere in the world
  • Travel and manage your business remotely
  • Possibility to move abroad without having to re-establish your company.
  • Own your company without having to appoint a local director



  • Register a European company completely online
  • Accept online payments through providers like Stripe and PayPal

Business development remotely

  • Sign, authenticate, encrypt and send documents digitally
  • Declare business taxes online
  • Gain access to the EU single market and cross-border capital