Requirements for foreign company documents
The official registry documents of a foreign company must contain at least the following information:
- The name of the company
- Registry code
- The names, birth dates or personal codes of the directors or board member
- Powers of the directors (whether they are authorised to represent the company jointly and/or separately)
The names of the directors
must not be different from how their names are written in their passports (or other document presented in Estonia to the notary)
Generally the official documents destined to be used in Estonia must be apostilled/legalised. However, documents issued and certified in:
do not need apostille or legalisation and are accepted by Estonian authorities without formalities.
The registry documents must be in English, Finnish or Russian language. Otherwise notarised/sworn translation must be done.
Extract from a register
Usually all the required information is contained in a document entitled "extract from a register“. In such case no other documents are required.