Important Announcement


Dear Clients!


Please kindly note that from 6 May we do not accept C type Schengen visa applications through our Consulate. Please kindly re-schedule your appointment with the BLS International on the following link:

1. Application form for a stay shorter than 3 months (download it here)   

2. Required documents, irrespective of the purpose of travel (in English or with official English translation), C-type Visa Checklist

For minors: application form signed by both parents/legal representatives, copy of parent’s ID/passport. If minor travels with one parent: signed authorization letter of the other parent duly legalised, copy of parent’s ID/passport.

3. Purpose of travel

The applicant must be able to prove with any relevant documents the purpose of his/her travel: tourism, business, visiting family or friends, cultural, sports, official visit, medical reasons, study, other (please specify)

4. Appeal against refusal

The applicant has the right to appeal if the visa request is refused, in a written form, within 8 days from receiving the refusal decision, by booking an appointment ( The documents supporting the appeal should be submitted in English or with English translation and personally presence at the Embassy of Hungary is madnatory. The fee of appeal should also be paid upon submitting the papers. Please, note that appeal can only be submitted against refusal; requests to change the validity or entry numbers (singe-multiple) of a valid visa cannot be submitted.

5. General information for entering Hungary

Hungary joined the Schengen Area on 21st December 2007. From that time, visas and residence permits issued by one of the Schengen Member States are valid also for Hungary, and visas/residence permits issued by Hungarian authorities are – as a general rule – also valid for the entire Schengen Area.

As of December 19th  2011, 26 states are part of the Schengen Area: 22 states of the 27 members of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) as well as Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Lichtenstein. (For the time being, five member states of the European Union, i.e. Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Romania do not issue Schengen visas.)



Documents required from family members of EU/EEA citizens


Third country national family members of EU/EEA* citizens travelling together with their EU/EEA national family member or travel in order to join the EU/EEA national family member in Hungary can apply for a visa free of charge.

Please note, that following documents are needed in original and copy as well!

  • Personal appearance due to biometric (fingerprint) enrollment above the age of 12;
  • Completed and signed application form. (See ablove)
  • 1 passport photo (white background) - not older than 6 months;
  • Valid passport (NOTE: the passport shall contain at least two blank pages, issued within 10 years before the submission of the visa application and it’s validity shall extend at least three months after the intended date of departure from the Schengen area);
  • A certificate proving lawful stay, if the applicant is not a citizen of Jordan. 
  • The EU/EEA citizen’s passport or ID;
  • Proof of family relationship (certificate of birth, marriage or civil partnership).
  • Proof of joint transportation - traveling together with an EU/EEA family member - (flight/bus/train ticket, car documents).


Please note, that the Consulate can request further documents or certificates in addition to the ones already attached to the application!


Applicants not accompanied by their EU/EEA national family member or not travelling to Hungary to join their EU/EEA national family member, are required to apply according to the regular Schengen visa procedures.


*EU/EEA = European Union / European Economic Area (includes Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland)