Foreign nationals requesting entry to Hungary with a purpose of a long stay (exceeding 90 days) may submit a residence permit application. In case of successful application, the applicant will get a visa authorizing him/her to a single entry to Hungary, with a valid stay for up to 30 days maximum, in order to receive a residence permit. The decision on the residence permit falls within the competence of the regional directorates of the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing.

The consular services are by prior appointment only. For further information, please go to „Appointments” page on this website.

Applications can only be presented in person and might be followed by a consular interview.

Please prepare the required documents and fill out the application form in advance of your visa appointment. For the most common application forms please follow the below links:

The competent regional directorate of the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing processes the application in 30 days or longer.

For further detailed information about the application procedure, please visit the website of the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing.