What is the change? Hungary has introduced a new document requirement for visa renewals.

What does the change mean?  Applicants must now submit declarations confirming they were in Hungary for no less than 90 days in any rolling 180-day period during their initial stay. 

  • Implementation date: September 2019.
  • Visas/permits impacted: Single permits (work visas); residence permits (family reunification and all other types).
  • Who is impacted: Visa renewal applicants.

Analysis & Comments: Employees submitting work visa renewals must include the declaration and confirm that they have been in Hungary for at least 90 days out of any 180-day rolling period. Authorities are not issuing renewals without the additional document.

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