Hungarian Immigration Requirements

Your nationality, your family relationships, the duration and the aim of your Hungarian stay are those main factors that determine which immigration document has to be obtain for you to stay in Hungary legally. You might need a residence permit, an EEA registration certificate or a residence card if you stay longer in Hungary. In case of a short-term stay, a C-type schengen visa and/or a work permit might have to be obtained, however, in some cases, you can stay in Hungary without going through any immigration application process.

Find the Hungarian immigration document that fits you the most. Check its eligibility requirements, validity period, place and fee of application, processing time, as well as, your rights and obligations, when you hold the given immigration document.


Choose your nationality, the duration and the reason of your Hungarian stay for the details:


You are an
EEA National

...
You stay in Hungary for ...
90 days* or less
more than 90 days*
EEA nationals: having citizenship of the European Union, Switzerland, Iceland, Lichtenstein or Norway.
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The reason** of your Hungarian stay is connected to...

Pursuing Studies
CEO Responsibilities
Private Entrepreneurship
Employment & Other Similar
Family
Other
**If you have more reasons, indicate the primary one.
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The reason** of your Hungarian stay is connected to...

Study & Training
Business & Work
Other
**If you have more reasons, indicate the primary one.
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You are a
Third-country National

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You stay in Hungary for ...
90 days* or less
more than 90 days*
Third-country Nationals: having no EEA citizenship.
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The reason** of your Hungarian entry is connected to...

CEO responsibilities
Private Entrepreneurship
Employment & Other Similar
Family
Pursuing Studies
Research
Other
**If you have more reasons, indicate the primary one.
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The reason** of your Hungarian entry is connected to...

Business & Work
Study & Training
Tourism or Visiting Family, Friends
Scientific, cultural, sports events
**If you have more reasons, indicate the primary one.


You are a
Third-country National
family member of an EEA National /?/
...
You stay in Hungary for ...
90 days* or less
more than 90 days*
Third-country Nationals: having no EEA citizenship.
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The reason** of your Hungarian stay is connected to...

Pursuing Studies
CEO responsibilities
Private Entrepreneurship
Employment & Other Similar
Family
Other
**If you have more reasons, indicate the primary one.
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You are a family member of an EEA National, if you are...
  • a partner (the partnership is registered in an EU country) or a spouse of an EEA National,
  • a child / grandchild / great-grandchild or parent / grandparent / great-grandparent of an EEA National AND you are less than 21 years old or financially supported by these people,
  • a child / grandchild / great-grandchild of your parent's / grandparent's / great-grandparent's EEA National spouse AND you are financially supported by these people,
  • a parent / grandparent / great-grandparent of your child's / grandchild's / great-grandchild's EEA National spouse AND you are financially supported by these people.
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    The reason** of your Hungarian stay is connected to...

    Business & Work
    Pursuing Studies & Training
    Tourism or Visiting Family, Friends
    Scientific, cultural, sports events
    **If you have more reasons, indicate the primary one.
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    *The above-mentioned 90-day stay limit has to be understood within any consecutive 180 days.
    I.e. if travelling in and out of Hungary the number of Hungarian days are accumulated within any 180-day period.

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