Category: Residence Permit

Immunity certificate phone app Hungary 2021

Have your Hungarian immunity certificate on your phone

Friday, 14 May, 2021

Recently a new mobile app has been developed to let you use your phone for an immunity certificate. Downloading and registering the app is not exactly straightforward, so let us guide you through the process.

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Coronavirus immunity card in Hungary – Freedom from pandemic related restrictions

Tuesday, 27 April, 2021

Those who have received their first dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus and those who have already recovered from the disease are eligible for an immunity card. Holders will be immune not only to COVID-19 but also to some of the pandemic related restrictions.

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Vaccine registration for foreigners

Vaccine registration for foreigners without social security (TAJ)

Friday, 19 March, 2021

In the past weeks, there has been a lot of confusion about this issue and several people have posted and shared the (mis)information that even if you have no TAJ number, you can register for the vaccine with a generic number 900 000 007. Please DO NOT DO THIS because:

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Register at a GP in Hungary

Register at a GP to get vaccinated for the coronavirus in Hungary

Friday, 12 March, 2021

For now, getting vaccinated for the coronavirus in Hungary is possible only if you have a Hungarian social security number. If you have that, you will still need to be registered at a GP (general practitioner) to get the vaccine – let us guide you through the whole process.

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No-deal Brexit

No-deal Brexit: UK citizens in Hungary

Wednesday, 16 December, 2020

With a no-deal Brexit, UK citizens living in Hungary will have to change their EU registration card to permanent residency in 2021. If you are not yet registered, register as soon as possible.

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Keep your EU residency after Brexit

Brexit impact around the corner – keep your EU residency

Thursday, 3 December, 2020

The United Kingdom left the EU on 31 January 2020. Brexit was followed by a transition period, which will end on 31 December 2020. If you are living Hungary as a UK citizen, you should act now to keep your EU residency and the privileges it entails even after that.

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Business etiquette Hungary

Business etiquette for foreigners in Hungary

Monday, 28 September, 2020

If you want to build lasting and fruitful business relationships locally, you should get familiar with basic business etiquette in Hungary. Show your respect towards your partners by being well-dressed, punctual, and polite.

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Social Security Hungary

How do you qualify for social security in Hungary?

Thursday, 10 September, 2020

Through the social security system, everyone chips in (through taxes) to make health care services accessible to the whole population. But how do you become part of the system as a foreigner in Hungary?

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EU registration card Hungary

How – and why – to get an EU registration card in Hungary

Friday, 4 September, 2020

If you are an EU citizen already living in Hungary, get your EU registration card and address card as soon as possible, and cross the border more easily even during the partial travel ban.

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Moving to Hungary with your pet

Moving to Hungary with your pet

Friday, 14 August, 2020

When moving to Hungary with your pet, your pet will need the right documentation, marking, and vaccination to enter Hungary, which you can most probably take care of at your local vet.

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