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.

Establish a company online 

  • Start a company 100% online from anywhere in the world
  • Access business banking and online payment service providers
  • Be the full owner of your company. No local director needed 

Manage remotely 

  • Sign and authenticate documents anywhere
  • Encrypt and send documents securely. No more scanning and posting!
  • Easily declare taxes online 

Location independence 

  • Continue operating your company online while traveling
  • No need to re-establish your company after moving abroad
  • Focus on your passion, not paperwork


e-Residency can be applied at

You must pick up the card at an Estonian embassy or consulate, or inside Estonia. If you do not have a pick-up location in your country, you can arrange to pick up the card in another country 

The state fee for e-Resident digi-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 digi-ID card is not a physical identification or a travel document, and does not display a photo. 

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