According to the Commercial Code there are five forms of business entities, which are created by entry into the Commercial Register: 

  • private limited company,
  • public limited company,
  • general partnership,
  • limited partnership, or
  • commercial association.

The most popular type of legal entity being set up by foreigners in Estonia is the so-called "Osaühing, OÜ", or private limited company.

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Legal form of business entities in Estonia

Branch of a foreign company in Estonia

How to register a private limited company in Estonia