In our line of business, it is essential to stay up-to-date on regulations and trends, and to keep track of changes in immigration and corporate law. As a Helpers client, you will never miss out on an opportunity or experience delays because of outdated information.
Our news section contains articles on many topics that are of interest to our clients, including immigration law and programs, business and taxation news, as well as practical advice on various aspects of doing business and living in Hungary. Hope you’ll find it useful!
Yes, Hungary allows not only dual, but also multiple citizenships. There is no limit on the number of countries you can be a citizen of beside Hungarian citizenship. However, there is a few things you should watch out for.Read More
If you leave Hungary before you reach retirement age, you do not get a refund on these taxes. However, you will be compensated depending on where you retire.Read More
Citizens have an address card to state where they live, while third country nationals have an accommodation slip. If you move to a new place, your data should be updated with the Immigration Office. Starting from this year, you can do that fully online.Read More
Is there an expiration date on your Hungarian social security card? If yes, make sure to get a new TAJ card before it expires so you remain eligible for healthcare services in Hungary.Read More
To sell your Hungarian apartment, you will need a lawyer to create the contract between you and your buyer and to submit it to the land registry. You might also be required to pay a 15% personal income tax after the deal – however, this property sale tax might be reduced to zero in various cases.Read More
When you apply for the Hungarian residence permit, you need to indicate where you are going to live. Most people rent a home for themselves, but staying with a friend is also an option. The courtesy agreement is the document you can present to the immigration office instead of a rental agreement.Read More
When you are taking care of official paperwork in Hungary, you might be required to submit a certificate of good conduct to verify that you are a law-abiding person. Obtaining this document is quite easy and free of charge.Read More
You do not necessarily need an immigration lawyer in Hungary to apply for residency or citizenship: your case is normally in better hands with an immigration agency such as Helpers. At the same time, in some cases we will also direct you to a trusted lawyer partner.Read More
When planning to apply for Hungarian residency or citizenship, many people start looking for an immigration lawyer. However, you do not necessarily need a lawyer just for your application; you might be better off with the expert help of an immigration agency that can provide comprehensive service.Read More
Hungary is introducing a new type of residency starting from 1 November 2023. In specific cases, third country nationals who will be employed in Hungary may apply for guest worker residency instead of the combined residency and work permit. They can expect a simplified procedure, while they will be losing some perks.Read More