A top specialist is a third-country national who has acquired appropriate professional training in any field and to whom an employer registered in Estonia pays remuneration for professional work in an amount at least equal to the annual average gross monthly salary in Estonia, last published by Statistics Estonia, multiplied by the coefficient of 2.
Residence permit for employment as a top specialist can be granted without applying the requirement for the permission of the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund, if the alien has appropriate professional training or experience for employment in such sphere.
The temporary residence permit for employment is granted for a maximum period of two years, renewable for a five-year period.
You can apply for a residence permit for employment as a top specialist at a foreign mission of Estonia or if you are legally staying in Estonia at the Police and Border Guard Board. The consent of the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund is not needed.
You must have the qualifications, education, health, work experience, special skills and knowledge required for the job.
You must register your place of residence in the Population Register within a month after your arrival.
You can change status and may apply for a new temporary residence permit at the Police and Border Guard Board.
You must notify about any changes in the conditions of employment, as defined in the residence permit for employment, to the Police and Border Guard Board.
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