Kohtuotsa Viewing Platform in Tallin, Estonia
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Expat Guide to Living in Estonia

Whether you're already living in Estonia or preparing to move to Estonia, our Expat Guide to Living in Estonia offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Estonia. For answers to specific questions, visit our Estonia Forum to talk with expats in Estonia.

Estonia's Digital Nomad Visa

Launched on August 1, 2020, Estonia's digital nomad visa allows people to live and work remotely in Estonia for up to 12 months. You'll need to apply at your Estonian Embassy or Consulate and the process takes 15-30 days.

10 Tips for Living in Estonia

Estonia has a lower cost of living, welcoming locals and rich traditions. As of August 1, 2020, they're also making it easier for global nomads to spend up to a year working remotely from Estonia. What to pack? Bring your warm, reflective clothing to prepare for the long winter.

Healthcare in Estonia

Medical care in Estonia is not up to Western standards, but is best in Tallinn, Tartu and Parnu. Our Estonia Healthcare Guide covers health insurance, finding an English-speaking doctor, best hospitals and more.

Countries Introduce Global Nomad Visas During Pandemic

Many people are escaping their routines and temporarily moving overseas during the pandemic. These countries are welcoming them with open arms by making it easy for visitors to stay and work remotely for months or even a year. The most recent addition to the list is Croatia - they've just launched online applications for their digital nomad visa.

Culture Shock in Tartu, Estonia

An expat in Estonia offers an in-depth look at life and culture shock she experienced in Estonia. Now, she has a long list of things she appreciates about living in Estonia that includes their love of nature, healthy living, family oriented culture, the work life balance and more.

More Culture Shock Reports for Estonia

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Estonia handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Estonia:
Submit a Culture Shock Report

More Living in Estonia Reports

What are people's priorities in Estonia - work? family? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Estonia:
Submit a Living Overseas Report

Moving Overseas Report

What should you take with you when you move to Estonia? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Estonia? Help others moving to Estonia by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.

Submit a Moving Overseas Report

Reviews of Schools in Estonia

Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Estonia. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Estonia:
Submit an International School Review

Dream vs. Reality of Living in Estonia Reports

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Estonia. If you are already living in Estonia, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Estonia:
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Estonia by taking our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Estonia? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Estonia by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.

Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Estonia? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Estonia? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

Submit a Working Abroad Report
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Living in Estonia GuideLiving in Estonia Guide

Estonia has a lower cost of living, welcoming locals and rich traditions. As of August 1, 2020, they're also making it easier for global nomads to spend up to a year working remotely from Estonia.

Estonia Forum Estonia Forum
Meet other expats and talk about living in Estonia.

Healthcare in EstoniaHealthcare in Estonia

Medical care in Estonia is not up to Western standards, but is best in Tallinn, Tartu and Parnu. Our Estonia Healthcare Guide covers health insurance, finding an English-speaking doctor, best hospitals and more.

Real Estate in EstoniaReal Estate in Estonia

Real estate listings in popular cities and towns in Estonia.

Retiring in EstoniaRetiring in Estonia

Advice for people retiring in Estonia.

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Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Estonia.

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