E-Residency is a program launched by the Estonian government in 2014. It’s a kind of offer: Estonia enables foreign entrepreneurs to open and run an Estonian company fully remote, and in return, entrepreneurs pay taxes and contribute to economic and technological development.E-Residency
is also a digital ID [card] issued to members of the program. It’s the only thing you need in physical form. You apply
for the program and pick up your card at the closest point
. Then you insert a card into your laptop, open a company via Enty in one day and get access to all Estonian e-gov services.