Time of residence
In case of entry with passport (if the owner is NOT subjected to visa requirements) or ID card,the maximum period of lawful stay is 90 days within 6 months.
The rules of stay over 90 days are defined in the national law in each member state. More information on this can be found on the following website:
Information on the visa-free entry and related to visas can be found on the following website: http://konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/download/6/a7/40000/SCHENGENIViZUMBEUTSZABALYOK20120327.pdf
For information about the import and export of goods, food, excise goods, animals and plants, please contact the National Tax and Custom Administration.
PLEASE BE INFORMED that despite the abolition of border check at the internal borders, the exit from or entry to Hungary is only possible in possession of a valid ID card (citizens of EU, Switzerland, Island, Norway and Liechtenstein) or a valid passport.
IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW that the police of Schengen member states have right to check the documents and the conditions of stay on a random base, so in Hungary the police has the right to check your identity and the citizenship, and the validity and originality of documents authorizing you to stay.
Information on travelling, working or staying abroad (broken down by countries) can be found on the following website: http://konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/index
PLEASE BE INFORMED that during summer or major holidays, the waiting time at the border may be longer for the intensive traffic, despite the border crossing point operating at full capacity. For this reason, we advise you to consult our website where you can even find information on other optional border crossing points.