An EEA citizen, who stays in Hungary more than 90 days (within any consecutive 180 days) has to obtain an EEA Registration Certificate and report his/her first Hungarian address at the Immigration Office (official name: National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing) withtin 93 days counted from the date of corssing the Hungarian border when his/her Hungarian stay is expected to be more than 90 days within the mentioned 180-day period.
Both the EEA Registration Certificate and the Hungarian Address Card are issued for an indefinite period of time.
Immigration Office (official name: National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing). The responsible directorate takes place according to the Hungarian address to be registered.
HUF 1 000.
The EEA Registration Certificate is issued in the Immigration Office at the time of the application. The Hungarian Address Card is posted to the registered Hungarian address within circa 3 weeks from the date when the EEA Registration Certificate is issued.
You have the right of free movement and stay. This right is not a resulted by the obtainment of the EEA Registration Certificate, but the fact that you are an EEA Citizen. Having the right of free movement and stay, you can perform studies (even in a state-funded program), being employed without working authorisation requirement and you can live with many further rights that the Hungarian citizens have.
If you leave the territory of Hungary with final intention, you can hand over your EEA Registration Certificate and Address Card to the Immigration Office.
In case of more than one Family Member, we provide discount from our standard price of EUR 300*.
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