According to the Estonian law a residence permit is issued for 2 years but with the condition of a mandatory stay in the country not less than 183 days in a year. After it they have right for the further prolongation it up to 5 years. In order to obtain a residence permit it is necessary to invest at least € 65 000 in the company or to invest not less than € 16 000 in the entrepreneurial activity.
Investment can be considered as the equity capital of the enterprise or credit which is issued for a period of not less than 5 years or registered fixed assets value.
Registered fixed assets value – if the company has fixed assets (real estate, cars, etc.) it can be taken into account in the requisite capital.
There are an important requirement for obtaining residence permit in Estonia: registered company should carry on a successful business activity for at least 4 months before the submission of documents for residence permit.