Category: Residence Permit

Working hours for student residency in Hungary

Working hours for student residency holders increased in Hungary

Wednesday, 14 September, 2022

Third-country nationals studying in Hungary are allowed to work beside their studies. The number of officially approved working hours has just increased, so now you are allowed to work 30 hours a week without forfeiting your student residency.

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Hungarian residency options for non-EU citizens

Hungarian residency options for non-EU citizens

Friday, 19 August, 2022

The Hungarian residence permit is issued based on your plans in Hungary. The procedure will be slightly different in each case, and different supporting documents will be required. The application procedure usually takes 2-3 months, so make sure to apply in time.

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No more visa-free entry to the Schengen zone

No more visa-free entry to the Schengen zone?

Wednesday, 3 August, 2022

In November 2023, the ETIAS system will go live. It will be relevant to those non-EU residents who can currently travel visa-free to the Schengen zone. Come May, their passport will not be enough: they will have to register in the ETIAS system before their trip.

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License plate numbers Hungary 2022

New license plate number structure in Hungary from July 2022

Thursday, 7 July, 2022

As of 1 July 2022, newly issued license plates have a new structure and a new design to ensure that every vehicle can have a unique registration number in the foreseeable future and number plates are harder to forge.

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ETIAS visa waiver goes live May 2023

ETIAS visa waiver goes live May 2023

Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Currently, passport holders of more than 50 countries can enter the Schengen zone without a visa. Starting from May 2023, they will be required to apply for an ETIAS visa waiver before their trip.

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Two-factor authentication available at the Client Gate

Two-factor authentication available at the Client Gate

Wednesday, 15 June, 2022

Starting from June 2022, 2FA is available at Ügyfélkapu (or the “Client Gate”), the online customer service portal of Hungarian electronic administration.

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Attracting third-country talent to the EU

New proposal to attract third-country talent and skills to the EU

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022

Recently the European Commission has proposed an update to EU migration policy. The revision aims to make moving to the EU more attractive to third-country talent as well as streamline legal migration.

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Localize your driver's license in Hungary

Localizing and renewing your driver’s license in Hungary

Friday, 6 May, 2022

To drive in Hungary, you need a driver’s license. But when can you use your own, how to localize your license, or how to renew your expiring document? Read on to find out.

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banking in Hungary

Banking in Hungary

Friday, 1 April, 2022

These days, banking is made simple through online platforms and mobile phone apps. But how exactly does money transfer work in Hungary? What is IBAN, SWIFT, and OBA?

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options for people fleeing Ukraine

Overview of current status and available options for people fleeing Ukraine towards Hungary – March 20, 2022

Monday, 21 March, 2022

At the moment, Hungary is receiving people from Ukraine who fall into four major categories. Each category offers different options for staying in Hungary.

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