Category: Work Permit

Work permit in Hungary from 2024

Q&A about the new immigration law in Hungary 7 – Work permit

Wednesday, 3 January, 2024

Learn about the new options available to third-country nationals who currently hold or have been planning to apply for a work permit.

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Q&A about the new immigration law in Hungary 3 – Business immigration

Saturday, 30 December, 2023

In the third part of our FAQ posts on changes to Hungarian immigration law and its effects on foreigners living, working or doing business in Hungary, we discuss changes specific to business immigration (formerly called “gainful activity” permit). Read below to find out about the new permit types and also what to do if you currently hold a gainful activity permit.

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Q&A about the new immigration law in Hungary 2 – Expiring permits

Saturday, 30 December, 2023

This is the second part of our series about the 2024 changes to the Hungarian immigration law, and their implications for foreigners living, working, and doing business in Hungary. In this post, we discuss questions about permits expiring in the first months of 2024 — how and when to renew them and what restrictions apply. Please read carefully, to make sure you don’t miss an important deadline.

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Questions and answers about the new immigration law in Hungary 1

Friday, 29 December, 2023

In this series of articles, our experts are answering frequently asked questions on the changes to the Hungarian immigration law that comes into force in 2024, and their implications for foreigners living, working, and doing business in Hungary.

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New immigration law Hungary 2024

What’s new in Hungary’s 2024 immigration law?

Friday, 15 December, 2023

As of January 1st, 2024, significant changes to the immigration law are set to reshape the landscape for residency seekers. Learn about the key changes and their implications.

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New immigration bill in Hungary for 2024

How does the new immigration bill affect employment of foreigners in Hungary

Wednesday, 29 November, 2023

The government has recently proposed a reform to immigration law in Hungary. While the Parliament is still debating the proposal, nothing is final, and experts and market players are also being consulted in on the topic.

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Budapest expats - census Hungary 2022

Budapest: a multicultural city – Census 2022 results

Wednesday, 18 October, 2023

According to the results of the last census, the number of foreign nationals living in Budapest as well as Hungary has been growing steadily over the last 20 years. In some of the more popular districts, almost a quarter of the residents are foreigners.

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Do I get a refund on my pension payments in Hungary

Do I get a refund on my taxes intended to cover pension payments upon leaving Hungary?

Wednesday, 20 September, 2023

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.

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Update your address on your Hungarian accommodation slip

Update your address on your Hungarian accommodation slip

Wednesday, 13 September, 2023

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.

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Courtesy agreement in Hungary

Courtesy agreement of accommodation for your Hungarian residence permit

Thursday, 17 August, 2023

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.

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