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Entry visa requirements

Not required for short stays.

Working fewer than 90 days?

‘Short-time employment in Estonia is permitted to an alien, who stays legally in Estonia on the temporary basis (for example, on the basis of a visa or visa-free)’ - Source website

Additional requirements

Employment must be registered with the Police and Border Guard Board before employment commences if working more than 5 days within a 30-day period. (Aliens Act §105(4)3).


The employer of a person engaged in creative activities must be a performing arts institution for the purposes of the Performing Arts Institutions Act.

Working for more than 90 days?

For stays of over 90 days an Estonian long-term visa or residence permit is required.

Information provided by Embassy


€55 registration of short-term employment at a service office

€48 registration of short-term employment at a self-service portal.

Contact details

Estonian Embassy Website
44 Queen’s Gate Terrace
London SW7 5PJ

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7838 5388
[email protected]

[email protected]

Honorary Consulates: Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Belfast, Jersey, Leeds

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