foreigners have applied for the digital identity card of an
e-resident of Estonia in the last 18 months. Foreign nationals can
apply for a digital identity without having a place of residence in
Estonia. The aim of issuing the digital identity is to promote
Estonia’s economic growth, establishing the opportunity to use
Estonia’s e-services in a secure manner. The digital identity
allows a foreigner to use Estonia’s public and private services and
digitally sign documents using a smart card similar to the Estonian
ID card. The status of e-resident is advantageous for entrepreneurs,
foreign employees, members of the managing bodies of companies
operating in Estonia and people holding shares in Estonian companies
as well as for electronic identification and accessing e-services.
You can apply for the e-resident digital ID:
The e-resident digital identity is issued personally to the applicant at a point of service of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board or in a foreign mission of the Republic of Estonia.
Leinonen has experience and can advise you in applying for the digital identity. If you need assistance in applying for the digital identity, do not hesitate to contact us.
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