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Authorities

Below is a list of main Estonian institutions (with their Estonian names and widespread abbreviations) that might help you as a newcomer.

Estonian Police and Border Guard Board (Politsei- ja Piirivalveamet; PPA) – short-term employment, residence permits, issuing documents
Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Välisministeerium) – visa requirements, consular info
Estonian Ministry of the Interior (Siseministeerium) – Population Register, residence registration
Estonian Ministry of Education and Research (Haridusministeerium) – education
Estonian Tax and Customs Board (Maksu- ja Tolliamet; EMTA) – customs clearance, taxes, employee registration
Estonian Health Insurance Board (Haigekassa) – health insurance
Estonian Social Security Fund (Sotsiaalkindlustusamet) – social support, pensions
Local government service offices (Kohalik omavalitsus, KOV) – residence registration, identification code registration
Harju County Government (Harju maavalitsus) – identification codes for non-EU citizens, family related registrations
Estonian Road Administration (Maanteeamet; MNT) – car registration, driver’s license
Estonian Unemployment Fund (Töötukassa) – unemployment registration, job search
ENIC/NARIC Centre – evaluation of foreign documents and qualifications
Chamber of Notaries (Notarite Koda) – list of Estonian notaries

General Advisers

EURES Advisers
Integration and Migration Foundation

 

Relocation Help

MoveMyTalent
Talent Mobility Management
Muuttoapu Keveesti OÜ
Baltic Relocation Services
Expat Relocation Estonia

 

Legal Help Providers

Triniti in Estonia
Hedman Partners
Chamber of Notaries