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FAQ Tag: e-Notary

Using an e-notary?

Estonian notaries have launched an e-notary service so that company owners can visit an Estonian Embassy abroad to transfer shares, instead of at a notary office in Estonia.

You can read more about this on the e-Residency blog here.

You can choose a notary by logging in with your digital ID at notar.ee.

Don’t worry too much about which one to choose, as long as they can conduct the transaction in English and are part of the e-notary scheme. Notary fees are regulated by law and they all provide the same good quality of service.

In the self-service you can:

  • Choose a notary and make an appointment
  • Initiate transactions and enter transaction details
  • Examine contracts before the transaction
  • View all your notarial transactions and invoices

You can use e-Notary in:

  • all over Estonia and in the following embassies:
  • Helsinki
  • Stockholm
  • Brussels
  • London
  • Riga

In the self-service you can:

  • Start and sell of companies shares
  • Certification of copies, printouts, signatures
  • Authentication of power of attorney
  • Apostille
  • etc.

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Can a notarial act be doable by remote authentication?

Some transactions can also be carried out through an e-notary.

Among them is the sale of a company or non-profit organization.

1. The act to be performed by remote authentication and the corresponding time must be agreed with the notary in advance, either via the self-service of the website of notar.ee or directly.

2. To perform an act by remote authentication, the client is required to have and use a computer with a webcam and a microphone, an ID card with a card reader, or Mobile-ID for digital signing.

3. Remote authentication only functions in the Google Chrome web browser, and the internet connection speed must enable video calls.

4. To perform an act, it is required to log into the self-service of the website of notar.ee.

For more detailed information about how the notarial acts can be performed by remote authentication, please visit the website of the Estonian Chamber of Notaries.

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