Emergency situations should not completely paralyze business and transactions - business activity and transactions are essential to keep the economy alive and it is evident that notaries are adapting rapidly.
To grant an income for the employees and help employers to overcome temporary difficulties, the government has entered into force a regulation introducing a temporary salary compensation paid through the Unemployment Insurance Fund on March 23, 2020. Read more
The Government of the Republic of Estonia has declared the emergency situation on March 12, 2020, lasting until May 1, 2020, due to the spread of COVID-19.
Foreigners who have a legal basis for staying in Estonia as of March 12, 2020, and who are registered with the Police and Border Guard Board (PBGB) can continue to work here. The prerequisite for this is that they have an employer in Estonia who so wishes and who re-registers their short-term employment with the Police and Border Guard Board. Read more