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Estonia is one of the most digitally advanced countries in the world. Bureaucracy level is minimal – you can sign your documents online and run your company from anywhere in the world.
Filling in company formation documents in 1Office Portal takes only 15 minutes and after a day you officially have a company in Estonia. The process is 100% online thanks to your digital ID-card.
The minimum share capital for a Private Limited Company is just €2,500 and as long as you don’t pay salary or register your VAT number it can be deferred for up to 10 years.
Running your EU-based business in Estonia means lower costs for you. Company formation is a one-time cost. If you need contact person, legal address or accounting we also offer these services with reasonable prices.
Estonia is one of the friendliest and fastest-growing startup hubs in EU. It’s really the best place to carry out your original ideas and launch your startup.
E-residency and 1Office Company Formation Portal fits perfectly with digital nomad lifestyle. Company’s that can be started fully online, is not fixed to any location and is manageable online.
Buying and selling physical goods
We also support all the businesses that operate in wholesale or other sectors that require buying and selling physical goods.
Amazon FBA and dropshipping
By registering a company in Estonia you can start selling your products on Amazon European marketplaces.
Freelancers and contractors
In EU it is not possible to issue invoices as a freelancer if you don’t have your own company. So the easiest solution is to start a company with access to the EU market and payments
Although the cryptocurrency business has huge popularity, then we recommend to seek advice before starting with it. The crypto business is considered as high risk field and it is under regulated. Opening an account in a bank or with a fintech provider will be the biggest hurdle to tackle.
Every company in Estonia needs to have a local legal address.
The address can be seen on the Business Register and your company’s official letters will be delivered to this address. 1Office legal address service also includes receiving and forwarding your letters.
If your company’s management board is located outside of Estonia, it
is mandatory to have a contact person. Contact person acts as a first contact for all public institutions. Service includes legal address so you get contact person, legal address and mail service all in one.
Every company registered in Estonia has to submit the annual report
once a year. If the company has the VAT number (mandatory for companies with EU turnover more than 40 000€) or if the company pays salaries to employees, monthly declarations are also mandatory.
Open TransferWise business account fully online.
Our partner TransferWise offers e-residents a possibility to open account fully online – no branch visits required. You can choose to add the banking solution directly from portal. You get IBAN and debit card.
Opening the account is free of charge.
Create an account and log in.
Fill in all necessary fields.
Choose additional services and confirm your order.
After payment you get KYC form that you need to fill.
Your company will be officially registered in 1-2 working days.
Who can register an Estonian company in 1Office Company Formation Portal?
The portal can be used by Estonians and Estonian e-residents with ID card. The portal is designed for company registration for private persons and companies with one founder.
How can I use ID-card?
The instructions about ID card can be found in here.
Do you accept customers from all countries?
We accept customers from all over the world except limitations due to anti-money laundering policies. Therefore we can’t unfortunately support following countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Guyana, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Lao (People’s Democratic Republic), Myanmar, North Korea, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, Uganda, Yemen.
Can I start any kind of business with 1Office?
Yes, almost any kind. We offer our services to freelancers and contractors (software developers, IT experts, business consultants, marketing & sales specialists, designers, translators etc), Amazon FBA, companies working in wholesale, consulting, construction, e-commerce and in some cases also companies dealing with cryptocurrency.
Do I need to pay in the share capital while establishing a company?
According to the law the share capital for Estonian company is 2500-25 000 euros. You don’t have to deposit the share capital immediately, but it must be paid in before you start paying dividends.
I am an e-resident of Estonia. Do I still need a legal address for my company?
Yes. According to the Commercial Code every company registered in Estonia needs an Estonian address.
Can I use a post box address for a legal address?
No. Estonian Commercial Code does not enable registering a company at a post box address.
Which taxes do I have to pay?
Every person´s and company’s tax obligations are different and depend on several circumstances. To find out which tax obligations or tax risks you have please book international tax consultation.
Who has to submit annual report? What happens if I don't submit the annual report?
Submitting annual report is required for all companies registered in Estonia even if there is no activity during the financial year. When the annual report is not submitted, then the Business Register may decide to delete the company.