Estonia Company FormationEstonia OÜ Company Incorporation

The Private Limited Company (OÜ) is the most common form of company formation in Estonia and the easiest solution for the projects with a small number of owners and employees. This form of a trading company is attractive because of its low requirement of share capital and a relatively easy management system. A private limited company can be founded by one or several people, or by a company.

Estonia company formation nameCompany Name

An Estonian company name can be in any language but it must be unique, a registered name can be changed upon request and certain names are prohibited by Estonian Company Law.

Estonia company incorporation timescaleTimescale

A new Estonian OU incorporation takes about 3 weeks, however ready made companies are available to trade immediately.

Estonia Incorporation directorDirector

Only one director of any nationality is required to incorporate your OÜ company. Although it is required that the company has a resident person/point of contact within Estonia. If required we can assist with a point of contact.

Estonia company formation shareholderShareholders

Only one shareholder of any nationality is required to incorporate an OÜ in Estonia. Corporate Shareholders are permitted in Estonia, but we would not recommend them if you are considering  obtaining a cryptocurrency license.

Estonia company formation share capitalManagement Board

The management board directs the companies activities. It can be made up of one or several members who do not have to be shareholders. At least one half of the management board must be resident in Estonia, any other EEA member country or Switzerland.

Estonia company formation share capitalShare Capital

Share Capital for a private limited company should be €2500 and if the share capital exceeds €25,000  the company must have an auditor.

company formation registered officeRegistered Office

All Estonian businesses need a registered office in Estonia, where the authorities can send official letters and claims, as well as where control of the tax forms is executed. All financial and fiscal documents, registers, company papers etc. must be kept at the registered office of the business. We can provide a registered office for our clients.

Estonia Company formation travelTravel

It is typically recommended that you visit Estonia to incorporate a new company, as you need to present before the notary in order to sign the notarial deeds and documents.

It is possible to be represented by a power of attorney certified with an Apostille from a foreign notary, we can represent you as founder and/or shareholder before the notary at your request

Estonia company formation feesEstonia OÜ Company Formation Fees

Company FormationPrice
Estonia OÜ Company – 1 to 3 weeks

  • Reserving your Company Name
  • Structuring the company as per your requirements
  • Prepare your Company Registration Forms
  • Drafting the Articles of Association / Statutes
  • File the documents with the Central Commercial Register
  • Appoint the Directors
  • Minutes appointing first Directors and first minutes of Board Meeting
  • Initial Government licence fee payable on incorporation
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Issue of shares and production of Share Certificates
  • All documents and certificates supplied in a professional folder
  • Delivery of documents by FedEx / DHL courier
Additional Services
Company Administration & Registered Office (required)£1200
Bank Account Assistance£640
Company Secretary (if required)£400
Annual Renewal Fees
Company Administration

  • Provision of the Registered Office in Estonia
  • Compliance with local domicile requirements
  • Payment of Government Fees
  • Maintaining statutory records
  • Statutory Due-Diligence
  • 12 months basic consultation
  • Ensuring that your company is kept in good standing through payment of the annual government fee and filing of annual documents
Maintenance of Director Register£175


Your company will be incorporated using your chosen name and we will ensure that the procedure is as simple as possible.

The whole incorporation process can be completed online and we will administer the preparation and filing of all registration forms on your behalf.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have without any obligation.

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