Company formation Estonia

Private limited company - Osaühing (OÜ)

The biggest advantage of Estonian Osaühing (OÜ) is the fact that they pay income tax no sooner than at the moment of profit distribution, i.e. dividend payout. The income which stays in the company and is intended to be spent on company development and further investments is fully exempt from tax. You may defer tax payment practically without restrictions.

Another thing to note is the fact that thanks to such solution there is no double taxation of companies here, as income is subject to taxation at the moment of dividend payout, the moment of taxation exists only once.

Osaühing (OÜ) also guarantee high level of privacy and asset protection. Even though in Estonia information on shareholders and the management board are published in the business register, it is possible to use services of nominee directors and nominee shareholders, whose data appear in the business register, therefore guaranteeing full protection and discretion to the actual owners.


Advantages of having an Osaühing (OÜ):

  • In Estonia, there is no taxation on company income by the moment of the distribution of profits.
  • Osaühing (OÜ) is formed in just a few days.
  • It is possible to use nominee services to guarantee owners privacy and asset protection.
  • Transparent commercial law and tax system
  • Ease of managing a company
  • Estonia is a member of the European Union and the euro area, thanks to which it takes advantage of EU economic freedoms
  • Estonia signed double taxation agreements with over 50 countries
  • It is possible to open a company remotely, without a need to visit Estonia




In Estonia, it is possible to use nominee director and nominee shareholder services. It should be noted that the business register in the country is open for the public and everyone can easily check the following information: company name, registered address, share capital amount, information on shareholders, information on the management board. We encourage all those who care about protecting their privacy to use nominee services offered by our company.


Doing business with our company, you save time and money. We make sure the entire process of setting up or buying a company is as quick as possible. You can sort everything out remotely, without a need to visit Estonia.

Thanks to cooperation with Shelfcompanies24, you may take care of all issues connected with starting a business in one place, which is much more convenient than using several different service providers and also helps to optimize costs.

Our team consists primarily of entrepreneurs, so we are aware of how important taking care of all issues in the shortest time possible is. Cooperating with us, you have a guarantee that all matters are solved within the deadline.

Companies in Estonia may be established remotely, without a need to visit the country, thanks to which you save time and money. We encourage you to contact us to get information on what information is needed to start the process.

Cooperating with us, you do not have to worry about anything, we will take care of everything!

Do you wish to start the procedure?

Just drop us an email or give us a call and we will send you short list of information that we need. After you provide it to us you can come anytime to proceed with the formalities.