Payment of taxes

The information on this page is intended to help in paying taxes and state claims, state fees, court securities, and securities established by the Estonian Tax and Customs Board.

Payment of taxes and state claims

State taxes, payments and other financial obligations arising from law (interests, penalty payments, fines, etc.) and financial penalties, fines, penalty payments and procedure expenses imposed by courts or prosecuting authorities are paid into the bank account of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board.

It is convenient to pay taxes and state claims in the Tax and Customs Board's online services environment e-MTA.

Payments can be made with a credit card or through bank links.

Bank links are available for the clients of SEB Pank, Swedbank, Luminor Bank, LHV Pank and Coop Pank.

If a reference number is indicated in the source document related to the establishment of the claim, you can pay the claim in the e-MTA under the menu item "Accounting" > "Payment" > "Payment of claim with reference number".

Sign in to the e-MTA

If you pay by bank transfer, please indicate in the payment order:

  1. The beneficiary: Estonian Tax and Customs Board
     
  2. The bank account of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board:
    SEB Pank – IBAN EE351010052031000004, SWIFT EEUHEE2X
    Swedbank – IBAN EE522200221013264447, SWIFT HABAEE2X
    Luminor Bank – IBAN EE401700017002872300, SWIFT RIKOEE22
    LHV Pank – IBAN EE957700771001523585, SWIFT LHVBEE22
     
  3. Personal reference number
    You will find your personal reference number by search of personal reference number.
     
  4. If there is a payment reference number (document-based reference number) on the source document related to the establishment of the claim, we recommend using this reference number, as in this way, the amount being paid will immediately cover the particular claim.


The following source documents bear a document-based reference number:

  • customs declaration bearing a customs declaration reference number or a summary reference number for the payment for customs declarations;
  • interest claim, notice of assessment, fine decision, payment schedule etc.
  • VAT return of the special scheme for digital services (MOSS);
  • road user fee ticket;
  • judicial decision.

At the service bureaus and customs offices of the Tax and Customs Board, taxes and state claims can be paid by card in the tax terminal, and also in cash at the border crossing points on the border with a third country (the customs points at Narva, Luhamaa, Koidula, Airport passenger terminal and Airport customs office).

Locations of service bureaus and customs offices

Payment of state fees and court securities

The state fees for actions in the commercial register, non-profit undertakings and foundations register, commercial pledge register, land register as well as state fees of the Patent Office and court cases (incl. the activities relating to the expedited procedure of payment orders); the state fees relating to the publication in the official publication Ametlikud Teadaanded (Official Announcements); and the claims for share capital, deposits and securities shall be paid into the bank account of the Ministry of Finance.

It is convenient to pay state fees and court claims in the Tax and Customs Board's online services environment e-MTA.

Payments can be made with a credit card or through bank links.

Bank links are available for the clients of SEB Pank, Swedbank, Luminor Bank, LHV Pank and Coop Pank.

If a reference number is indicated in the source document related to the establishment of the claim, you can pay the claim in the e-MTA under the menu item "Accounting" > "Payment" > "Payment of claim with reference number".

Sign in to the e-MTA

If you pay by bank transfer, please indicate in the payment order:

  1. The beneficiary: The Ministry of Finance
     
  2. The bank account of the Ministry of Finance:
    SEB Pank  IBAN EE571010220229377229, SWIFT EEUHEE2X
    Swedbank  IBAN EE062200221059223099, SWIFT HABAEE2X
    Luminor Bank  IBAN EE221700017003510302, SWIFT RIKOEE22
    LHV Pank – IBAN EE567700771003819792, SWIFT LHVBEE22
     
  3. The unique reference number received from the court, public e-file, the Patent Office or information system of the Ametlikud Teadaanded (Official Announcements). You need not indicate the reference number if you pay the state fee prior to the request of performing the activity.

    The amounts paid will be reflected in the e-MTA: "Accounting" – "Prepayment accounts".

Payment of securities determined by the Tax and Customs Board

Securities for the payment of tax arrears and securities for the payment of taxes calculated from excise and customs procedures shall be paid into the bank account of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board.

Securities can only be paid by bank transfer. Upon payment, please indicate in the payment order:

  1. The beneficiary: Estonian Tax and Customs Board
     
  2. Bank account number of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board
     
    SEB Pank
     - IBAN EE641010052031018009, SWIFT EEUHEE2X
    SWEDBANK - IBAN EE252200221014193902, SWIFT HABAEE2X
     
  3. Reference number indicated in the decision of the establishment of security.

Speed of receipt of payments

Outside working time, interbank payments may reach a beneficiary’s bank account with a delay.

Further information on how quickly payments made from your bank account can reach the beneficiary’s account you can receive from your home bank.
 

Last updated: 03.03.2021

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