Changes in visa matters due to the COVID-19 situation in Hungary (2020.03.18)

Considering the coronavirus situation the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing issued the following to the Universities and their international students:

  • the customer service is open with reduced capacity only, please check the website before visiting:  
  • decisions and residence permit cards will be delivered by post and cannot be collected in person,
  • extending residence permits and submitting requests for new residence permits can be arranged only through the EnterHungary site:
  • if biometric data are needed, you will be summoned at a specific time to the customer service, it is not possible to go there at any other time,
  • if your address and residence has changed, you can submit the new accommodation reporting form at the EnterHungary site:, the new card will be posted to the new address,
  • requesting a registration card should be arranged via EnterHungary site, the document can be received at the customer service at a pre-arranged appointment chosen by the authority,
  • missing documents can only be sent via e-mail:
  • appeals can be sent via post or e-mail (payment checks can be obtained at the reception of the building of the Immigration Office),
  • temporary residence permit can be obtained via e-mail:, and the document can be collected at the customer service in a pre-arranged appointment, chosen by the authorities.