Getting a booster shot against coronavirus in Hungary

Whichever vaccine you got, a booster shot might be useful to prevent you catching any of the new coronavirus variants and infecting others. In line with this, getting a third coronavirus shot will now become possible in Hungary.

Global minimum tax to be introduced soon?

Talks of a global minimum tax have recently become a hot topic after several international players proposed it. In May both the USA and the OECD made mentions of such a tax, and in June the G7 made a commitment towards its introduction. However, Hungary is against it, for now.

How many foreigners can your Hungarian company employ?

The Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs recently made an announcement that the Parliament has decided to raise the limit on the number of third-country nationals a foreign-owned Hungarian company can employ. But what does this mean for your company in Hungary?

Updated EESZT app includes both Hungarian and EU covid immunity certificate

The EESZT app has now been updated for Android phones to incorporate the EU green pass as well. Both documents can be saved in the app, so you can show them for inspection even if you do not have internet connection.

Relaxing pandemic related restrictions in July in Hungary

Starting from July, after 5.5 million people receive at least their first dose of a vaccine, pandemic related restrictions will again be relaxed.

Now is the time to invest in Hungarian real estate

Even if the coronavirus pandemic hit the Hungarian real estate market hard, real estate investment remains a relatively safe bet, with the added benefit of granting you eligibility for residency.

Foreigners without TAJ can now make an appointment for vaccination online

Foreigners living in Hungary without a TAJ number can make an appointment for vaccination online through the EESZT system. Select the date, the place, and your preferred vaccine (currently available: Pfizer, Sinopharm, and Sputnik).

Citizenship by ancestry now easily available in Bulgaria too

Similar to Hungary, now Bulgaria offers simplified naturalization to everyone who can prove that their parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents were Bulgarian citizens. In turn, Bulgarian citizenship lets you live and work anywhere in the EU, and grants you visa-free access to more than 170 countries around the world. What is citizenship by ancestry? Citizenship by ancestry means that if one o

Relaxing pandemic related restrictions at the end of May in Hungary

After 5 million people in Hungary have received at least their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the following restrictions have been relaxed as of 23 May, Sunday. At the same time, the state of emergency is extended at least until late September.

Hungarian immunity card available to Hungarian citizens vaccinated abroad

Starting from 21 May, Hungarian citizens may apply for a Hungarian immunity card even if they were vaccinated abroad. In contrast, so far only vaccination in Hungary has been accepted.