Coming to Estonia
Entry and Residence
EU citizens are free to enter Estonia. Staying for more than 3 months, they should register their place of residence and apply for an ID-card.
Non-EU Citizens may need a visa for short-term visits (up to 6 months). Citizens of third countries need a residence permit for employment for long term work (more than 6 months) in Estonia.
Tool to find out what you need to do before and after arriving Estonia in available on Work in Estonia website.
For practical information about arrival to Estonia, entry and residence regulations, taxation issues, daily life, health and family issues prior to the move to Estonia and after arrival please visit EURAXESS information assistance
More necessary sites:
- Welcoming Programme Research Module for the employees who have resided in Estonia for less than five years. More information about the programme: www.settleinestonia.ee
- Find out more about Support Services by Expat Relocation Estonia (finding a home in Estonia, helping with any bureaucracy, services for accompanying family members, helpline etc). Find more information on company website www.expatestonia.ee
Also: Get aquainted to TTÜ's international staff members and read their experiences about living in Estonia and working at TTÜ.