Estonia Work Visa - D visa

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Talent Migration


Foreigners are legally required to obtain a work visa (D visa) which provide you with full authorization to live and work in Estonia. A long-stay visa may be issued for single or multiple entries into Estonia with a period of validity up to twelve months and with the period of stay up to 365 days.

A long-stay visa must be applied for in person at an Estonian representation or at the Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) in Estonia. At the time of submission of the application, 10 fingerprints of the applicant will be collected

Processing time for this visa is up to 30 Days.

You can bring your spouse and kids with you.

The general application process is :

  1. Get the employment letter or Work contract from the employer in Estonia.

  2. Prepare your visa application and gather other required documents for it.

  3. Apply for a Work visa and prepare to move to Estonia.



more than 6 months



96 Month(s)



94 USD


P. Residency

60 Month(s)

What are eligibility requirements for the Estonia Work Visa - D visa?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport/travel document valid for at least 3 months after the expiration date of the visa
  • You must possess the required skill/experience demanded by the job offered
  • You need a job offer from an employer in Estonia
  • You need valid travel insurance covering the entire period of stay in Estonina
  • You need to pay the visa fee

Which documents do I need to apply for the Estonia Work Visa - D visa?

6 Document Required

  • Visa application form, completed and signed
  • Recent passport size photo
  • Copies of job offer letter from an employer
  • Copies of valid passport (like the bio page, past visas, etc)
  • Copies of insurance policy valid for Estonia or for the Schengen area with a coverage of at least 30.000 EUR for the entire duration of stay
  • Receipt of visa fee payment

Talent Migration data for Estonia

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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