Starting from 21 May, Hungarian citizens may apply for a Hungarian immunity card even if they were vaccinated abroad. In contrast, so far only vaccination in Hungary has been accepted. (You can read the decree in Hungarian here.)
The Hungarian immunity card allows you to use various facilities in Hungary, and enter some countries without restrictions. Read more about the freedoms related to the Hungarian immunity card here.
If you are a Hungarian citizen and you were vaccinated in one of the countries listed below, you can apply for the Hungarian immunity card through the Ügyfélkapu e-government portal or is person at any government office in Hungary.
If you are a Hungarian citizen and you have been vaccinated abroad, in any of the countries listed above, you may enter Hungary without any restrictions (so no quarantine for you). For this, at the border you must
If you do not apply for a Hungarian vaccination card within 2 working days, you will get quarantined for 10 days.
You can apply for a Hungarian vaccination card either online, even before your trip to Hungary (details to be added when available) or in person at any government office in Hungary, without an appointment.
The application is free of charge, and your Hungarian immunity certificate will be created within 15 days, and delivered to the mailbox at the mailing address you specify.
To start the process, you must provide:
The above data will be recorded in EESZT, the healthcare related e-government portal in Hungary, where all your healthcare related data are stored.
From 21 May, you will be able to take advantage of the freedoms of Hungarian immunity card holders even if you were vaccinated abroad (if you are a Hungarian citizen). To learn more and stay up to date on issues related to the pandemic in Hungary, contact us by filling in the form below, or follow our Facebook page.
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