Estonia

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Francis White

"With so many business opportunities in Tallinn, you just have to find the right partners. Guess where I found them? On InterNations."

Kim Demers

"Settling as an expat women in Tallin was really hard. But when a friend invited me to InterNations, I quickly got connected."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Estonia

Are you an expat working and living in Estonia? Or are you preparing to move soon to Tallinn, Narva or any other of the Estonian international hotspots?

Expat life in Estonia has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the numerous bays, straits, and inlets of the Baltic Sea coast, learning how Estonian people celebrate Iseseisvuspäev Day, up to tasting Estonia’s favorite dishes such as verivorst.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Estonia. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in North Korea to living in Finland.

Top Articles in the Estonia Expat Guide

  • Moving to Estonia

    With its low population and beautiful scenery, there is much to recommend Estonia as a country to move to. One look and it will fascinate you. Are you looking for deeper information? In this article you will find the answers to all your questions.
  • Living in Estonia

    The Republic of Estonia in the Baltic region is an attractive place to live for expats, with ancient forests, scenic lakes and a charming medieval capital city. In our article, you can learn more about life in Estonia: education, safety, transportation and more.
  • Working in Estonia

    Estonia has been a member of the EU since 2004 and joined the euro in 2011. It has shown itself to be an adaptable country and reacts quickly when it needs to introduce change. There is very little bureaucracy, which makes it attractive to many an expatriate for working in.

Working and living in Estonia – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Estonia requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Estonian expat life. Living abroad in Estonia raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Estonia?ʺ, ʺWhat do I need to know about Estonian management culture?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Tallinn should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Estonian municipality in Tartu?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Estonia is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Estonia aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Estonia. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from administration and finance, to culture & sights or housing and household, up to administration & finance. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺCan I buy a pre-paid mobile in Estonia?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Estonia? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Italy or moving to Argentina!

Tips on living and working in Estonia – From real-estate agents to private language tutors

Moreover, our expat directory for Estonia includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. real-estate agents or private language tutors. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Estonia with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Tervist from our expats living and working in Estonia.

Francis White

"With so many business opportunities in Tallinn, you just have to find the right partners. Guess where I found them? On InterNations."

Kim Demers

"Settling as an expat women in Tallin was really hard. But when a friend invited me to InterNations, I quickly got connected."

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