Foreigners in Estonia

Citizenship rights apply to Estonian citizens, with some rights also extending to foreigners and stateless persons, such as the right to freely choose the field of activity, occupation, and job, and the right to form a company. The asset types that foreigners are not allowed to possess are limited. Similarly to citizens, foreigners and stateless persons are obliged to follow the constitution of Estonia.

The Aliens Act regulates the residence and employment of foreigners in Estonia. View the rights of foreigners and non-citizens.

View the procedure for residence and work permits for foreigners.