Why Estonia?
The New Digital Nation

Estonia is the world’s first country to function as a digital service.

Estonia is among the few countries that has an e-Residency programme, aiming at creating a borderless and transparent digital society for global citizens.
Advantages include:
no corporate tax on undistributed profit, whereas Estonia is not a blacklisted low-tax jurisdiction
double tax treaties with over 80 countries
opportunity for a citizen of any country to become a sole proprietor and director of an Estonian company
registering and administering the company remotely from any location in the world through the e-Residency platform and State Portal
minimum

bureaucracy and administrative burden on an entrepreneur

professional and client-oriented service by the Estonian Tax and Customs Board in Estonian, English and Russian
efficient and transparent e-Business Register
no obligation to have a bank account in Estonia: an Estonian company can open accounts in any bank in the world, while tax treatment remains unchanged
stable legal and financial systems
Estonia is a full member

of the European Union, European Monetary Union (Eurozone) and NATO

opportunity to obtain a European VAT identification number (VIES)
innovative legislation that recognises cryptocurrencies as legal tender; an opportunity to obtain a state licence for cryptocurrency-related services
unique high-tech sector: Estonia boasts 10 tech unicorns which is the largest number of unicorns per capita in the world
a number of business support programmes from Enterprise Estonia and Ida-Viru Investment Agency Foundation (IVIA)
tax exemption for shipping companies
residence permit in Estonia

allows visa-free travel within the Schengen Area, no immigration quotes for IT specialists