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Business Guide

Business Guide
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Business Guide

Estonia can offer a progressive business environment with an efficient and compatible infrastructure. Our e-services, mobile communications and internet applications are among the most advanced in the world. Estonians are adaptable to new technologies and use them willingly. Some of our accomplishments in e-services can be found here: e-estonia.com

Estonia has also launched the e-Residency initiative, a state-issued secure digital identity for non-residents that allows digital authentication and digital signing of documents: Estonian e-residency. More information about e-Residency can be found here: https://e-resident.gov.ee/

Under the following sections you can find links to the main topics about business in Estonia.

Last changed 07.12.2020


Estonia offers foreign companies an ideal entrance to the large and fast-growing markets of the Baltic Sea Region. Open economy, excellent transportation links and a central location make it an ideal base for production and distribution, with all the regions’ main markets within easy reach.

Tartu County is a naturally diverse and economically developed region with a rich history and strong traditions. Tartu County is situated close to the largest centres of North-Eastern Europe, at the crossing of important international routes: St. Petersburg to Riga and Tallinn to Pskov. The capital of Estonia, Tallinn, and the city of Pskov in Russia are between two and three hours away by car; St. Petersburg and Riga can be reached in four hours.

The distances from Tartu to the nearest capitals and bigger cities of the neighboring countries:

  • Tallinn (capital of Estonia) – ~180 km
  • Helsinki (capital of Finland) – ~260 km
  • Stockholm (capital of Sweden) – ~510 km
  • Riga (capital of Latvia) – ~220 km
  • Pskov (Russia) - ~160 km
  • Saint Petersburg (Russia) - ~260km

Information on how to get to Tartu can be found here: https://visittartu.com/

Last changed 07.12.2020