Registering Your Place of Residence

If you want to live and work in Estonia, you must submit your permanent local address to the Population Register of Estonia.

You will not have access to Estonian health insurance, social support and the right to use many other public services without having your data in the register. So, when moving, always update your address in the register as well.

Things to bring when registering your place of residence:

If you own an Estonian ID card, you can register your place of residence online via the citizen portal eesti.ee.

Contact information of the local government units.

Read more about registering your place of residence on the website of the Estonian Ministry of the Interior.

Have questions? Book a free consultation at International House of Estonia

International House of Estonia provides free personal consultations for foreigners, their families and local employers about settling in, documentation, healthcare, language programs etc. Located in Valukoja 8, Tallinn.

Book your appointment online.

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