Entrepreneurial consultations: company formation, an address and contact person services, accounting, VAT number, etc. specifically in Estonia, in EU.

FAQ Category: Formation of a nonprofit association

Can the founders themselves define the goals and areas of activity of the NPA?

This can be done additionally.

This can be defined in the memorandum and articles of association. Together with the already predetermined option set based on EMTAK.

We will draw up an establishing contract and articles of association.

The Estonian Classification of Economic Activities (EMTAK) is the national version of the international harmonized NACE classification. EMTAK has a hierarchical structure, being divided into five levels. The first four levels conform to the NACE structure and the fifth level is the national level, established according to the specifics of the Estonian economy and the relevant legislation.

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But the establishment of a foundation?

The foundation cannot be established remotely.

Establishing documents must be verified with Public Notary on site in Estonia or we must have Power of Attorney from you to act on your behalf.

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In what form are the documents of incorporation handed over?

If a company or non profit association is established remotely, no documents will be received on paper immediately.

Each founder can download and print copies of the commercial register free of charge.

In the exceptional case, if the incorporation takes place with a Public Notary, then the verified documents on paper can also be received immediately.

If there is a need to use these papers abroad, they must be legalized through the apostille:

Apostilled Documents

All information, founding documents, statutes, annual reports, court decisions, etc. are publicly available from the e-environment of the business registry.

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What ID cards can be used?

The following forms of identification are permissible:

  • Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, and Belgian ID cards
  • Estonian e-resident cards
  • Estonian Smart ID
  • Estonian and Lithuanian Mobile IDs

However, it should be noted that legal statuses are subject to change over time. Therefore, it is imperative to remain vigilant and keep abreast of any such developments.

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