What is e-residency?

e-Residency is a transnational digital identity available to anyone in the world interested in administering a location-independent business online. e-Residency enables to use secure and convenient digital services that facilitate credibility and trust online.
More information can be found here.

Application process

The e-resident’s ID card can be applied for online.
General process

  • Gather your documents
  • Submit your application online (€100 by Visa or Mastercard)
  • The Estonian Police & Border Guard Board will review your application (6-8 weeks)
  • If approved, pick up your e-Residency kit at the pick up location you chose when you applied

More information about the application process can be found here.

Picking up the e-resident’s digital ID card

As the ID-card reaches the Embassy, the applicant will be notified by email. The ID-card must be picked up personally at the Embassy and the applicant must bring his or her passport.