European Work Permit in 5 Months
Live & Work in Estonia

Why Estonia

Estonia, a country in Northern Europe, borders the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Including more than 1,500 islands, its diverse terrain spans rocky beaches, old-growth forest and many lakes. Formerly part of the Soviet Union, it’s dotted with castles, churches and hilltop fortresses. The capital, Tallinn, is known for its preserved Old Town, museums and the 314m-high Tallinn TV Tower, which has an observation deck.

Work Permit

  • If you are a citizen of a non-EU country and would like to work in Estonia for a short time (up to year), you should apply for a D-visa. Before applying for a D-visa, your employer should register your short-term employment with the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board. 
  • If you are a citizen of a non-EU country and want to work in Estonia for a longer time (longer than a year), you need to apply for a residence permitFirst, you have to apply for a temporary residence permit (for work up to 5 years with your first permit). After having lived in Estonia for 5 years on a temporary residence permit, you can then apply for a long-term residence permit.
  • If you wish to settle in Estonia permanently, you can also apply for a temporary residence permit for settling permanently created to make settling and fulfilling the required criteria for a long-term residence permit easier.

Stages of Estonia Work Permit

  • Full Passport
  • Vaccination card
  • Passport size photo
  • UAE Emirates ID
  • Initial payment

After 45 days you will receive your approved job offer letter.

After receiving the offer letter, the next step is the work permit. You will receive the work permit after 45 days.


Before visiting the embassy. The employee has to prepare below documents:

  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airline Ticket

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