Our mission is to help you thrive in your new community!

Our mission is to help you thrive in your new community!

Are you new to Tartu?

Congratulations! You have chosen one of the best parts of Estonia as your future study, work or living area. As a newcomer, you most likely have or are experiencing the feeling of dozens questions yet unanswered. We are aware that getting settled in a new place can be challenging in many ways.

Tartu Welcome Centre is a team of local advisers with the mission of providing support and guidance to you in the process of making Estonia your new home. Together we can create a better experience of settling in.

Are you new to Tartu?

Congratulations! You have chosen one of the best parts of Estonia as your future study, work or living area. As a newcomer, you most likely have or are experiencing the feeling of dozens questions yet unanswered. We are aware that getting settled in a new place can be challenging in many ways.

Tartu Welcome Centre is a team of local advisers with the mission of providing support and guidance to you in the process of making Estonia your new home. Together we can create a better experience of settling in.

FREE CONSULTATION

We provide information and offer consultation for international newcomers in Tartu and the South-Estonia area. Our consultants help you with questions regarding documentation, finding the right officials, preparing for moving to Estonia and settling in when already here. In person consultation as well as phone or email consultation is available at any time during our office hours.

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REGISTRY SERVICES

Need to register your place of residence in Tartu and get an Estonian ID-code? Wish to be a member of our community and get citizen’s benefits? Smart choice.

Come and apply for an ID-code and register your residence at our centre.

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USEFUL INFORMATION

On our website, useful links and other resources have been gathered in order to help you find the practical information you need with ease.

We update and improve these resources constantly in order for you get the best experience.

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CULTURAL AND NETWORKING EVENTS

We organise monthly cultural and networking events. Join other newcomers to learn about Estonian customs and society as well as to have fun and get creative in a relaxed, friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

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FREE CONSULTATION

We provide information and offer consultation for international newcomers in Tartu and the South-Estonia area. Our consultants help you with questions regarding documentation, finding the right officials, preparing for moving to Estonia and settling in when already here. In person consultation as well as phone or email consultation is available at any time during our office hours.

SEE MORE

REGISTRY SERVICES

Need to register your place of residence in Tartu and get an Estonian ID-code? Wish to be a member of our community and get citizen’s benefits? Smart choice. Come and apply for an ID-code and register your residence at our centre.

SEE MORE

USEFUL INFORMATION

On our website, useful links and other resources have been gathered in order to help you find the practical information you need with ease.

We update and improve these resources constantly in order for you get the best experience.

SEE MORE

CULTURAL AND NETWORKING EVENTS

We organise monthly cultural and networking events. Join other newcomers to learn about Estonian customs and society as well as to have fun and get creative in a relaxed, friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

SEE MORE

Meet our team!

JANIKA HANGO
JANIKA HANGOCEO
MERLE SOOSAAR
MERLE SOOSAARConsultant
MERJE LAIMETS
MERJE LAIMETSConsultant
JANIKA HANGO
JANIKA HANGOCEO
MERLE SOOSAAR
MERLE SOOSAARConsultant
MERJE LAIMETS
MERJE LAIMETSConsultant
JANIKA HANGO
JANIKA HANGOCEO
MERLE SOOSAAR
MERLE SOOSAARConsultant
MERJE LAIMETS
MERJE LAIMETSConsultant
University of Tartu, Estonian University of Life Sciences, CIty of Tartu, Estonian Ministry of Interior
European Union Social Fund