We inform our clients that the Embassy of Hungary in Amman resumes its short-term (Schengen) visa services. From 1st March, 2022, applicants can book an appointment for C type visa application on our website and visit the office of VFS in Baraka Mall (P3). For further information and any requests, please contact us via email on consulate.amm@mfa.gov.hu.

The Schengen regulations are only applicable for a stay not exceeding 90 days (short-term). Rules for a stay longer than 90 days are laid down by the national law of the member states concerned – see “D” type visa application.

From December 1st, 2019 customers applying for short-term visas to enter Hungary have to make appointment with the VFS Global Company’s Visa Application Centre located at the Baraka Mall (Level P3) in Sweifieh, Amman, through their website: https://www.vfsglobal.com/Hungary/Jordan/

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)

  1. Passport (valid for at least 3 months after the expiry date of the requested visa/not older than 10 years, with at least 2 blank pages)
  2. Application form duly completed and signed
  3. One recent passport-size photo (not older than 6 months)
  4. Travel insurance (covering all Schengen countries, for a minimum coverage of EUR 30.000)
  5. Round-trip flight ticket reservations
  6. Hotel booking/proof of accommodation
  7. Employment letter/proof of business ownership/for students: school or university letter of enrolment
  8. Invitation letter (if applicable, relevant to purpose of travel)
  9. Proof of finance for all costs related to the travel
  10. Original bank statement from the last 6 months, stamped and signed by bank
  11. Proof of family/financial ties to home country
  12. Copies of previous Schengen visas (if applicable)

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 (https://konzinfobooking.mfa.gov.hu/). The documents supporting the appeal should be submitted in English or with English translation and personally at the Embassy of Hungary. 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.)