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Startup Visa in Estonia

Previously we have written how individuals who are not EU citizens are interested in work permits in Lithuania and immigration in Lithuania and how Startup Visa has become an option that allows non- EU residents to establish a startup in Lithuania. Find the Startup Visa article, II and III part as well. This article is about Startup visa in Estonia. To obtain a startup permission in Estonia you will need to fill the application form.

 

Before you fill the application you have to think trough the Startup idea. The first thing you need is a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to see if your product will actually succeed in the market. So please prepare the overview of your product and how effectively it will work in Estonian market, how it will help to develop Estonian market, what are the future forecast.

 

It is required to name all your team members and their experience. It is absolutely required to add the details about each Founder. The Startup Visa for the Founder only applies to Founders whose full information is given in the application.

 To apply Startup Visa in Estonia, you will be asked to summarize the problem you are solving and the way it is solved now, and how your solution is helping to resolve the problem.

 

You have to know your market. For example, Who are your validated customers, what sales channels are you using to reach them and how many of them are there. It is worth to think about your business uniqueness, why your business would be hard to duplicate.

Startup Committee do not assess applications in any other languages besides English. Non-English applications will be rejected without being reviewed.

Startup Committee do not assess applications that do not show sufficient amount of information about a company/product (e.g. one word or sentence per question). These applications will be rejected without being reviewed.

 

When the sections “Market” and/or “Business Model” are not filled sufficiently the Startup Committee has a right to reject the application. Adding your Linkedin profiles or CVs is strongly advised. Startup Committee has the right to reject the application if these are not provided.

Adding the webpage and/or pitch deck is strongly advised. Startup Committee has the right to reject the application if one of these are not provided.

 

Start to fill the application here.

 

If you are interested in establishing a company in Lithuania, Estonia or Latvia and\or obtaining a Startup Visa in Estonia, need assistance in facilitating your application, obtaining residence permits, employment of foreigners or any other kind of advice, please refer to our lawyers at info@gencs.eu.

For questions, please, contact Valters Gencs, attorney at law at info@gencs.eu


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