Notice of economic activities for demonstrating works which contain pornography or promote violence

An undertaking shall submit a notice of economic activity to the Register of Economic Activities for demonstrating works which contain pornography or promote violence or cruelty.

Activities in the above listed field are regulated by:

Requirements to the applicant

The following requirements must be met for operating in the said field of activity:

  • Works which contain pornography or promote violence or cruelty may only be exhibited in specialised places of business.
  • Specialised places of business shall display a sign, “prohibited to minors”.
  • Specialised places of business shall not be located in the proximity of schools or child care institutions.
  • Upon dissemination outside of specialised places of business of works which contain pornography or promote violence or cruelty, they shall be offered in a manner which prevents examination of the works by minors and the works shall not be displayed in a visible place.

Cross-border operation

If an undertaking has been established and is operating in the same field of activity in another contracting state of the European Economic Area but also wishes to provide continuous services in Estonia, the undertaking must submit a notice of economic activity to the Register of Economic Activities.

Undertakings of a contracting state of the European Economic Area which provide the service in Estonia only temporarily are exempt from the obligation of submitting the notice of economic activity.

Information for operating in other countries of the European Economic Area can be found from the EUGO point of single contact of the respective country.

Filling and submitting the application

The notice of economic activity must include the following data:

  • Name of the legal person and registry code, in the absence of the latter the relevant identification marker of the country of location (number or letter combination equated to a registration number);
  • Name of the self-employed person and registry code, in the absence of the latter the personal identification code or date of birth and the name and number of an identity document, contact data of the undertaking (telephone number, e-mail address and postal address);
  • In case of an undertaking of another contracting state or third country the address its seat if it differs from the postal address, the name of the area of activity pursuant to law and the name and code of the area of activity;
  • The date of commencement of economic activities in the relevant area of activity if it differs from the date of submission of the notice of economic activity;
  • The date of termination of economic activities if the economic activities are planned for a specified term;
  • The name and contact details (telephone number and e-mail) of the person signing the notice, in the case of a legal person also the basis for representation (member of the management board or authorisation);
  • The address, including website address, of the place of business, or the number of code identifying the means of transport which serves as a place of business, or in the case of operation within a designated territory, the licensed territory or in the absence of a place of business the relevant information;
  • The contact details (telephone number, e-mail address) of the place of business if these differ from the contact details specified in the previous clause.

The notice of economic activities can be submitted:

Payment of the state fee

If the notice of economic activity is submitted via the state portal, it is not subject to state fee.

If the notice of economic activity is submitted by using other means, the state fee is 10 euros.

State fee must be paid before submitting the notice. State fee will be paid to the bank account of the Ministry of Finance by using the reference number 2900073083:

  • SEB – EE891010220034796011
  • Swedbank – EE932200221023778606
  • Danske Bank – EE403300333416110002
  • Luminor Bank – EE701700017001577198

Amending the information concerning economic activities

An undertaking notifies the registrar about amendments in the information of its economic activities immediately but no later than within 5 working days.

The application for amending the information on the notice of economic activity can be submitted:

Renouncement of economic activities

In case of temporary renouncement of economic activities, the undertaking must submit a respective notice, which includes the dates of temporary renouncement and re-commencement of economic activities.

In case of full renouncement of economic activities, the undertaking must submit a notice on renouncement of economic activities, which includes the date of the termination of the economic activities:

Supervision

State supervision in this field is performed by the Ministry of Culture.

Contact details

Substantive information

Ministry of Culture, tel: +372 628 2250, e-mail: min@kul.ee

Registry information and technical issues

Register of Economic Activities, tel: +372 668 7080, e-mail: register@mkm.ee

Last amended: 27-09-2016 10:34 | Compiled by: Ministry of Culture