For the use of e-Tax Board/e-Customs you have to conclude a contract for use of e-Tax Board/e-Customs with the Estonian Tax and Customs Board. After the concusion of the contract, you will have an account in the e-Tax Board/e-Customs and access to e-services of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board.
A private client (a natural person) shall conclude a contract on the Internet
- Customers of Internet banks of Swedbank, SEB Pank, Coop Pank, Luminor Bank, Versobank or LHV Pank can enter e-Tax Board/e-Customs and conclude a contract via his or her banking portal.
- If you have
- an ID card, or
- a contract for use of Mobile ID,
- or an authentication contract concluded at a service bureau of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board,
you can enter e-Tax Board/e-Customs and conclude the contract here.
How can a non-resident natural person become a user of the e-Tax Board/e-Customs
- Visit one of the service bureaus of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB).
- Present your passport or ID at the service desk.
- If you are a non-resident in Estonia, please submit the registration application for a non-resident taxpayer (39.24 KB, PDF).
After that, the ETCB will register you in the taxpayers’ register and issue a registration code for you.
- In order to become a user of the e-Tax Board/e-Customs, submit the application for conluding the e-Tax Board/e-Customs portal authentication contract.
Based on the application, an authentication contract that grants the access to the e-Tax Board/e-Customs will be concluded (signed). An authentication contract is always concluded between a private person and the ETCB. Along with the copy of the contract, every user will receive a username, a password and a list of codes that are used to log in the e-Tax Board/e-Customs on our home page.
The contract is concluded in Estonian, however you can find the example of the authentication contract in English here (150.66 KB, PDF).
How to enter the e-Tax Board/e-Customs
- Log in the e-Tax Board/e-Customs with your ID card, Mobile ID or user ID (passwords given to you by the ETCB) here or enter via the Internet bank.
The username and codes act as a personal signature meaning that a person always bears full responsibility for any kind of information submitted through the electronic portal under his username. Therefore sharing passwords is strongly forbidden.
During the first entry, the user is obliged to change the password given by the ETCB.
- During the first entry, you can digitally sign the agreement for the using of the e-Tax Board/e-Customs.
After signing the agreement, you will reach the role selection page where you can enter as a private or business client. Tick the business client box and from the drop-down menu, select the company on behalf you start filing the declaration.
If you are in our service bureau, you may ask our officials to assist you when logging in the e-Tax Board/e-Customs for the first time and concluding the agreement, because in our service bureaus, there are PCs for clients to use the electronic services.
After that the services of the e-Tax Board/e-Customs are open for you as a natural person (e.g. you can file your personal tax declarations, etc.).
Private clients will automatically have user permissions for using all the e-services for private clients after signing the contract for using the e-Tax/e-Customs.
Private clients can give access permissions for representing themselves to other private persons. This can be done in the e-Tax/e-Customs: “Contract and settings” → “Giving authorizations”.
The private client’s services are assembled into three packages:
- natural person's tax package
- natural person's customs services package and
- income tax return.
The representative may be given either the permission to use the entire package or individual permissions from the package of permissions required by the user.
Private client’s packages of access permissions and separate access permissions included in packages can be found from the table below.
|Name of package||Name of right|
|Income Tax Return||Using the Application of Refund for Low-Wage Employees|
|Natural person's tax package||Administering excise duty returns as a natural person|
|Payment of tax arrears in instalments as a natural person|
|Viewing the data of debt proceedings|
|Submitting value added tax returns (form KMD) as a natural person|
|Administering joint reference number as a natural person|
|Submitting forest transaction notice as a natural person|
|Using accounting application|
|Submitting applications for the refund and transfer of overpaid amounts as a natural person|
|Compiling the dividend section of the taxation data certificate|
|Compiling the certificate of average earned income for construction companies|
|Compiling the income tax return section of the taxation data certificate|
|Compiling the Employment Register (TÖR) section of the taxation data certificate|
|Form TSD-F section of the taxation data certificate|
|Form TSD-F-P section of the taxation data certificate|
|Compiling the tax arrears section of the taxation data certificate|
|Changing data in the Employment Register (TÖR) as a natural person|
|Submitting the declaration of income and social tax, unemployment insurance premiums and contributions to mandatory funded pension (form TSD) as a natural person|
|Natural person's customs services package||Submitting notifications and applications in the Excise Goods Monitoring Information System (JVIS) as a natural person|
|Administering declarations of postal and courier parcels|
|Administering cash declarations|
|Administering customs declarations and viewing SIMP reports in the Declaration Processing System (Complex) as a natural person|