Hungary Visa Requirements



Visa Requirements

Hungary has joined the Schengen agreement, meaning you can enter on a European Union..

Travel Health

The standard of public medical facilities in Hungary's large cities is reasonable. In..

Local Currency

The currency in Hungary is known as the Forint. The bills come in 20000, 10000, 5000..


Spring is a glorious time to visit Hungary. The weather is mild and travellers have not..

Local Customs

Hungary is a tip-conscious society, and nearly everyone will tips waiters and taxi..


The Hungarian language is a rich expressive language. It is a Uralic language and very..

Transport Options

Hungary's international airport is Budapest Ferihegy Airport in Budapest. The airport is..

Travel Tips

Mainly the crime to tourists is limited to pick-pocketing.The other is cheating on prices..

Local Food

Hungarian food is very tasty and spicy. The national spice is paprika, made from ground..

Local Timezones

Hungary is in the Central European Time zone, being one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time..

Dutyfree Limits

If you are over 16 years of age the following may be imported into Hungary without..

Visa Requirements

Hungary has joined the Schengen agreement, meaning you can enter on a European Union Schengen visa and there are no longer any ID/passport controls on the EU borders. Citizens of Croatia can enter Hungary by just showing their identity card. Citizens of Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Canada, Mexico and Venezuela do not require a visa. Visitors can stay 90 days without any additional permits.

As a general rule make sure your passport has at least six months' validity from your planned date of return.

You may be required to show immigration officials that you have return or onward tickets and adequate means of support and accommodation upon entering Hungary.

Travellers coming directly to or from a country outside the European Union who are carrying 10,000 Euros or more are required to declare the cash at the place of their arrival or departure from the EU. Under the legislation, the term "cash" includes cheques, travellers' cheques and money orders. Travellers failing to declare the cash or providing incomplete or incorrect information will incur a fine. There is no requirement to declare cash for people travelling to or from another EU country.

There is no departure tax fee when leaving Hungary.

As entry requirements may change from time to time it is strongly advised that you check with the department of foreign affairs or your local consulate or embassy for the current requirements.

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We strongly advise that all Australian travellers check the latest travel advice on the Australian Government Smart Traveller site.

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Budapest Information

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