e-Estonia Programme for Government of Canada IRCC digitalization and modernization project

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  • 30 min

    Introduction to the e-state

    with e-Estonia Briefing Centre

    Estonians are pathfinders, who have built an efficient, secure and transparent ecosystem that saves time and money. e-Estonia invites you to follow the digital journey. The initial part introduces and demonstrates the underlying mechanisms involved in digitizing a society, an overview of the main challenges and policies, an understanding of the infrastructure, e-solutions and services.



    30 min

    Citizenship and residence permit application process

    with Estonian  Police and Border Guard Board

    The Estonian Police and Border Guard Board is the governmental agency responsible for identity document, citizenship and residence permit proceedures. The agency has developed an online system for self-service and application management.


    20 min

    Case management platform

    with Net Group

    Courtal is the most advanced e-court information system. It allows to submit claims online, participate in court proceedings over the web and the efficient management of cases. Courtal takes into consideration the once-only principle, digital security and  interoperability for case management.

    Courtal is a court information system that digitizes procedures to keep them simple, transparent, and fast. Removing redundant processes and duplicate paperwork from court procedures allows to build more efficient court systems. When all judical proceedings are on one digital platform, it makes it much easier for every user to have access to relevant information and the system itself is more transparent and secure.



    20 min

    High efficiency, low costs

    with Nortal

    Nortal is a multinational strategic change and technology company. Combining the unique experience of transforming Estonia into a digital leader and creating change in businesses with a strategic approach and data-driven technology, Nortal’s vision is to build a seamless society. Nortal partners with governments to bolster business through intelligent public administration.

    Nortal has planned and implemented over 40% of Estonia’s digital disruption, which means they have unique experience building a digital, seamless society.


Visit us physically or virtually

We host impactful events both in our centre and online for government institutions, companies, and media. You’ll get an overview of e-Estonia’s best practices and build links to leading IT-service providers and state experts to support your digitalisation plans.

Questions? Have a chat with us.

Call us: +372 6273157 (Monday to Friday, 9:00-16:30 Estonian time)
Regarding e-Residency, visit their official webpage.

Find us

The Briefing Centre is conveniently located just a 2-minute drive from the airport and 15- to 20-minute drive from the city centre.

You will find us on the ground floor of Valukoja 8, at the central entrance behind the statue of Mr Ernst Julius Öpik. We will meet the delegation at the building’s reception. Kindly note that a booking is required to visit us.

Valukoja 8
11415 Tallinn, Estonia