How to find your GP in Hungary

When you feel ill, the first person to contact is your General Practitioner or your GP in Hungary. This person is also referred to as a “family doctor”. They are familiar with a variety of symptoms, and they can suggest treatment or send you to see a specialist. They can also send you on sick leave. But how do you find your GP? Who is my GP in Hungary? In Hungary, you are free to decide who you tr

January updates on pandemic related regulations in Hungary

With the 4th wave of the coronavirus pandemic on us, pandemic related measures have just been updated in Hungary. The concept of the immunity certificate gets revised, and a vaccination campaign is organized.

Validity of expiring documents in Hungary during the state of emergency

Residency documents expired after 4 November 2020 or expiring until 28 February 2022 are accepted as valid in Hungary until 30 June 2022. Documents expiring from 1 March are not automatically extended.

Salaries and payroll taxes in 2022, Hungary

The minimum wage has been raised to HUF 200,000 gross, while the social contribution tax has been reduced to 13%. At the same time, personal income tax for persons younger than 25 has been abolished.

White card: residency for digital nomads in Hungary

Starting from 2022, a new purpose of stay may become available to those who want to live and work in Hungary. Digital nomads will be able to apply for a “white card”, which is a special type of residency designed specifically for them. Find out how it will work once introduced.

Brexit: Last call to UK citizens living in Hungary

UK citizens can apply for a Hungarian national permanent residence permit until the end of 2021. You can base your application on your prolonged stay in Hungary, which can be verified simply by your EU registration card.

Bank holidays in 2022 Hungary

If you operate a business in Hungary, you should be aware of bank holidays, when employees are not required to work normal working hours, and customers usually do not expect normal business hours. There are 13 of these each year, sometimes supplemented by extra rest days to create 4-day long weekends.

Further pandemic related restrictions in November in Hungary

The fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic is on us, so Hungary is introducing further measures to hinder the spread of the disease. The new regulations will come into effect from 20 November 2021 (Saturday).

Golden visa renewal Hungary

If you and your family members have Hungarian residency that you received after purchasing to so called “Residency Bonds”, there is a chance that your Hungarian government bonds will mature soon, and that you should renew your permanent residency.

The President of Egypt visited Budapest

Recently Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt visited Budapest to participate at the meeting of the V4, and he also met Hungarian President János Áder and Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán.