If you hold Hungarian permanent residency, acquired in the Hungarian Residency Bond Program, you probably do not have a registered address in Hungary. If you use your Hungarian residency only to ensure visa-free travel in the Schengen zone, that is fine. However, there are several benefits to be gained from holding a Hungarian address as well as residency.
You can renew your permanent residency as many times as you want to, but you become eligible for Hungarian citizenship only if you have acquired a Hungarian registered address and an address card in time.
In Hungary, most of the official paperwork requires a legal address, as the address is one of the main pieces of information for identification. If you have a Hungarian address card:
The service offered by Helpers provides you a proof of accommodation. We also provide assistance in the application for the Hungarian address card and the identity card. These will make your new life in Europe even more convenient.
The process usually requires one trip to Hungary, but under specific conditions it can be done through a POA. For more information, contact Mo Shaban (firstname.lastname@example.org), or call our office on +36.1.317.8570.
Even though the Hungarian Residency Bond program is suspended, there are plenty of opportunities for international investors to get a Schengen visa and settle in Europe. One of the newest programs is the Montenegrin citizenship program.Read More
If you have a permanent residence permit, you can simply renew it without meeting any further requirements. Naturally, you will need some supporting documents, partly depending on whether you and/or your family members actually live in Hungary.Read More