Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has two kinds of members: active members and supportive members. You can be an active member if you are a private or public legal person registered in the Estonian Republic, who is primarily engaged in economic activities, local representatives of foreign firms, physical person entrepreneurs, who recognize and abide by the Chamber’s constitution and pay the membership fee. Active members have the right to vote at the general assembly. An active member who has paid the membership fee fully and timely has all the member rights and duties. On agreement or if the membership fee is only partially paid, the member rights may be restrained.
You can be a supportive member if you are a citizen of the Republic of Estonia, a state or local government institution, also if you are a legal person or collective of any legal persons in Estonia or abroad, who are interested in co-operation with the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, agree to the Chamber’s goals and mission and who aid the Chamber’s activities materially or by direct help. A supportive member has no right to vote at the general assembly nor the obligation to pay the membership fee in full extent. Other duties and rights of the active member are extended to the supportive member as foreseen and decided by the board of the Chamber.
The membership fee pricelist (per year) of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is as follows (depending on the amount of contractual employees):
|Number of employees*||Annual membership fee|
|Supporting member||220 €|
*Identifying the number of employees is based on the number of working persons entered into the employment register published at the homepage of the Tax and Customs Board, less the persons for whom the company has not paid the social tax. Upon agreement with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, other persons (e.g. working with a very small workload) can be excluded from the number of employees in justified cases.
Additionally, you would have to pay a one-time-only entrance fee of 30 €.