Living and Working in Estonia

  • 1. Estonia in general

    1. Estonia in general

    Official name: Republic of Estonia
    Area: 45,227 km²
    Population: 1, 34 million (2014)
    Capital: Tallinn
    Form of government: parliamentary democracy
    Official language: Estonian, however English and Russian are also widely spoken.
    Currency: EUR
    Internet  .ee
    Estonia is in the East European time zone (GMT/BST + 2:00)
    Estonian`s country code is +372. To place an International call start by dialling 00
    The Republic of Estonia is a member of the European Union, Schengen area and NATO.

    The Republic of Estonia is divided into 15 counties, 30 towns  and 185 rural municipalities. Each municipality is a unit of self-government with its representative and executive bodies. The municipalities in Estonia cover the entire territory of the country.

    More information available here: http://estonia.eu/, www.visitestonia.com, www.eesti.ee/eng/topics
    AN INTRODUCTION TO ESTONIA

    HOW TO GET TO ESTONIA

    MINIFACTS ABOUT ESTONIA 2015

  • 2. Labour market information
  • 3. Looking for job in Estonia
  • 4. How to apply for a job
  • 5. Checklist for before and after you arrive in Estonia
  • 6. Registration and residence permits
  • 7. Employment contract
  • 8. Acknowledgment of diplomas and qualifications
  • 9. Starting a business
  • 10. The social security system in Estonia
  • 11. Incomes and taxation
  • 12. Right to unemployment benefits
  • 13. Living in Estonia
  • 14. Finding school
  • 15. Vehicle & driver’s licence
  • 16. USEFUL CONTACTS

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