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Hire Workers in Estonia

Looking to conquer the world of business without getting tangled up in international employment complexities?

Look no further than TCWGlobal! The best payrolling and global employer of record in Estonia.

No cultural barrier or legal obstacle will stand in your way with us by your side. We will tailor our services to fit your unique needs and help you shine no matter where you want to operate in the world.

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Fixed-Term Contracts

Fixed-term contracts are permitted in Estonia and may be renewed, but may not exceed five years in total.

Worker Classifications

There are no official subcategories of Workers in Estonia.

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Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are permitted up to four months in indefinite contracts and half the contract period in fixed-term contracts. During the probationary period, 15 days' notice is required to terminate the employment relationship.


Workers in Estonia recognize 12 paid public holidays. Work performed on public holidays must be paid at 200%. The law requires employers to shorten the workday by three hours preceding some public holidays including New Year's Day (1 January), Independence Day (24 February), Victory Day (23 June), and Christmas Eve (24 December). If the workday cannot be shortened, it must be compensated by time off in lieu or 150% of wages.

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Most Workers receive 28 days of paid vacation per year. It must be used in the calendar year it is earned. In the first year of employment, a pro-rata portion of the annual leave allotment is earned after six months. The Parties can agree to split the period of leave. If split, at least one period must be 14 consecutive days.

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Sick Leave

Workers are entitled to up to 182 days of paid leave for injury or illness. Employers are responsible for paying the leave from the fourth through the eighth day of absence. After that, it is paid by the government.

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Overtime must be compensated with time off in lieu or 150% of wages. Overtime is limited to 200 hours per calendar year.

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Employer of Record

Creating a worldwide workforce is a continuous process that extends beyond a contract.

TCWGlobal surpasses the typical employer of record (EOR) by ensuring that your team receives personalized attention, ranging from smooth payrolling management to customized benefits based on your specific needs and location.

  • Hire compliantly in 150 countries
  • Provide customized service and benefits
  • Remove the risk from your organization

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