Online company formation

If you are an Estonian e-Resident, you can register an Estonian limited company yourself through 1Office Company Formation Portal.

All you need to do is:

  1. create an account,
  2. fill out a simple form,
  3. sign the form with your e-Residency card and
  4. pay service fee 249 euros online with your credit card or PayPal.

The entire process should not take more than 15 minutes. If you have filled out the form correctly, your company will be registered at the Business Register within 48 hours.

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Online limited company formation

1Office Company Formation Portal is a secure platform for establishing your limited company. We ensure that your payment, company and personal details are protected at the highest level.

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PS: Before creating your company online, please read the FAQ here.

Once you have gone through the four steps, your application is instantly submitted to the Commercial Register for processing.

You can expect your Estonian limited company to be registered within 48 hours.

If the Commercial Registry denies your application, let us know and we will help you to correct the application.

We have designed the process to be friendly and helpful. Therefore, you can expect a couple of emails from us during and after the registration.

Also you will receive the following documents in English after the registration process:

  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Commercial Register printout

Be aware that you can terminate the company registration up until the payment of the state fee. Once the state fee is paid, the application will be processed by the Business Register. Cancellation will therefore no longer be possible.

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Relevant services:

1. Legal address in Estonia

To register your Estonian limited company, you need to have a legal address in Estonia. If you don’t have one, you can add it to your cart during the registration process. The fee for virtual office service is 200 euros per one year.

2. Authorized contact person

You will also need an authorized contact person in Estonia if at least half of the board members reside outside the European Economic Area. We can offer you a local contact person service with a yearly fee 200 euros.

Authorized contact person acts as a local contact for the Commercial Registry. This contact person can be either an Estonian legal or private person with the possibility to sign documents digitally.

 

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FAQ

Here you will find answers to frequently asked questions. If there is no answer for your question here, please contact us. You will find our contacts here.

Contents:

  1. Who can register an Estonian private limited company at the 1Office Company Formation Portal?
  2. How many founders can register company online?
  3. Does establishing a company require the payment of the share capital?
  4. As an e-Resident, am I required to have a legal address in Estonia for the company I am about to register?
  5. Who has to have an Estonian personal ID code to register a company online?
  6. Who needs an authorized contact person and what does it mean?

1. Who can register an Estonian private limited company at the 1Office Company Formation Portal?

If you are a private person, have successfully applied for the e-Residency and have received the e-Residency smart ID card, you can use it for registering your business.

If you as a legal entity would like to register an Estonian company, please get in touch with us. We will help you with the registration process.

2. How many founders can register company online?

The company can be registered by one founder. If you have more than one founder, please get in touch with us. We will help you with the registration process.

3. Does establishing a company require the payment of the share capital?

No, you can register the company through the 1Office Company Formation Portal without having to deposit the share capital. You can do this later at the bank.

According to the law, the share capital of the company must be at least 2500 euro. The maximum share capital permitted is 25 000 euro.

4. As an e-Resident, am I required to have a legal address in Estonia for the company I am about to register?

Every Estonian company must have an Estonian address. If you do not have one, you cannot register the company. 1Office provides a business address service (Narva mnt 5, Tallinn 10117, Estonia). You can order the address service during the registration process. The service fee is 200 euro (excluding VAT) for one calendar year. It will be added to your total company registration fee.

5. Who has to have an Estonian personal ID code to register a company online?

To register an Estonian company, both the founder and the board member must have an Estonian personal ID code.

If the founder and the board member are different persons, both must digitally sign the company registration application. You will be able to download the application after filling out the registration form. Once you have signed the downloaded document, you must upload it to the portal for submission.

6. Who needs an authorized contact person and what does it mean?

If at least half of the board members reside outside the European Economic Area, you must appoint a local contact person. This person can be either an Estonian legal or private person with the possibility to sign documents digitally.

We can offer you a local contact person service with a yearly fee 200 euros. Authorized contact person acts as a local contact for the Commercial Registry. This contact person can be either an Estonian legal or private person with the possibility to sign documents digitally.

 

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