Posted on September 14 2021
Estonia is becoming a popular choice for anyone seeking a job in Europe. The country has straightforward visa procedures and also allows visitors to bring their families, making it an appealing overseas job location.
Work permit for non-EU citizens
If you are a citizen of a non-EU country and wish to work in Estonia for a limited period of time (up to 6 months per year), you must apply for a D-visa. Before filing for a D-visa, your employer can register your short-term jobs with the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board.
If you intend to work in Estonia for more than six months, you must apply for a residence visa.
You must first obtain a temporary residence permit (with your first permit, for work up to 2 years). After living in Estonia for 5 years on a temporary residence permit, you can apply for a long-term residency permit.
If you want to stay in Estonia permanently, you can also apply for a temporary residence permit.
Requirements for obtaining a work visa
You can apply for a work visa if you are:
It will take about 30 days to process the work permit.
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