Visa-free travel to Hungary

Please note that the list below is only for informational purposes. It is highly recommended to contact the Embassy of Hungary accredited to the country of your residence before the intended departure for further information.

Visa-free travel to Hungary

Holders of passports issued by the countries, entities or territories listed in the table below are granted visa-free travel to Hungary for a definite period of time. In any other cases visa is necessary to enter Hungary. Visa application can be lodged at a Hungarian foreign mission in the country where the applicant legally resides. 

Table of travel documents recognised by Hungary can be found on the following website: https://www.consilium.europa.eu/prado/en/prado-recognised-documents.html

Abbreviations of travel documents:

OP: ordinary passport
D: diplomatic passport
S: service passport
ID: Identity Card
SP: special passport
OFP: official passport

Please note that driving license is not a travel document!

In accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) of the Schengen Borders Code the validity of the travel document shall last until at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States and the travel document shall have been issued within the previous 10 years.

Country Types of travel
documents ensuring
visa-free travel
Length of visa-free stay* Note
Albania OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
OP: 3.)
Algeria D: 30 days   
Andorra OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Angola D, S 90 days  
Antigua and Barbuda OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Argentina OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Armenia D:
S:
30 days
30 days
 
Australia OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Austria OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Azerbaijan D:
S:
90 days
90 days 
 
Bahamas OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Barbados OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Belarus D:
S:
90 days
90 days 
 
Belgium OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Bulgaria OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
OP: 3.)
Brazil OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Brunei OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Cambodia D:
S:
90 days
90 days 
 
Canada OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Cape Verde D:
S:
90 days
90 days 
 
Chile OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
China D:
S:
90 days
30 days
 
Colombia OP:
D:
S:
SP:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days
 

Commonwealth of Dominica

OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Costa Rica OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Croatia OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days
2.)
Cuba D:
S:
OFP:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Cyprus OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Czechia OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)

Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days
 
Denmark OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Ecuador D:
S:
OFP:
SP:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Egypt D: 90 days  
Estonia OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Travel document
issued by the EU
Laissez-passer travel document: 90 days  
Eswatini  D: 30 days  
Federated States of Micronesia OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Finland OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
France OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Georgia D:
S:
OP: 
D: 30/90 days
S: 30/90 days 
OP: 90 days  
1.)
Germany OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)

Ghana

D, S:

30 nap

 

Greece OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Grenada OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Guatemala OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Holy See OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Honduras OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Hong Kong The passport of the special administrative territory of Hong Kong 90 days  
India D:
OFP:
90 days
90 days 
 
Indonesia D:
S:
90 days
90 days 
 
Iran D: 30 days  
Iceland OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Ireland OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Israel OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Italy OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Japan OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Jordan D: 90 days  
Kazakhstan D:
S:
90 days
90 days
 
Kingdom of Bahrain D:
SP:
90 days
90 days
 
Kiribati OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days
 
Korea (Republic) OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Kuwait D:
SP:
90 days
90 days
 
Kyrgyzstan D:
S:
30 days
30 days
 
Laos D:
S:
90 days
90 days 
 
Latvia OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Lebanon D: 90 days  
Liechtenstein OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Lithuania OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Luxembourg OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Macao The passport of the special administrative territory of Macao: 90 days  
Malaysia OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Malta OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Marshall Islands OP:
D:
S: 
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Mauritius OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Mexico OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Moldova OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
OP: 3.)
Monaco OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Mongolia D:
OFP:
90 days
90 days
 
Montenegro OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
OP: 3.)
Morocco D:
S:
90 days
90 days 
 
Netherlands OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
New Zealand OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Nicaragua OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
North Macedonia OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
3.)
Norway OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Oman D:
S:
SP:
90 days
90 days
90 days
 
Palau OP:
D:
S:
SP:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Panama OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Paraguay OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Peru OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Philippines D:
S:
OFP:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Poland OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Portugal OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Qatar

D:
SP:

90 days
90 days
 
Republic of Kiribati OP:
D:
S: 
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Romania OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Russia S: 90 days   
Saint Kitts and Nevis OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Saint Lucia OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Saint

Vincent and the Grenadines

OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Salvador OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Samoa OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
San Marino OP:
D:
S:
30 days
30 days
30 days 
 
Seychelles OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Solomon-Islands OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
South Africa D:
S:
120 days
120 days 
 
Spain OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Sweden OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Switzerland OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Serbia (excluding holders of Serbian passports issued
by the Serbian Coordination Directorate (in Serbian: Koordinaciona uprava))
OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
OP: 3.)
Singapore OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Slovakia OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Slovenia OP:
D:
S:
ID:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
2.)
Taiwan OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
4.)
Tajikistan D:
S:
90 days
90 days 
 
Thailand D:
S:
OFP:
90 days
90 days
90 days
 
Tonga OP:
D:
S:
SP:
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Trinidad and Tobago OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Türkiye D:
S:
SP: 
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Tunisia D:
S:
SP:
30 days
30 days
30 days 
 
Turkmenistan D:
S:
90 days
90 days 
 
Tuvalu OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Ukraine OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
OP: 3.) 
United Arab Emirates OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
United Kingdom OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Uruguay OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
USA OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Uzbekistan D: 30 days  
Vanuatu OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
OP:5.,
Venezuela OP:
D:
S:
90 days
90 days
90 days 
 
Vietnam D:
S:
90 days
90 days
 
Yemen D: 90 days (applicable under certain conditions)  

*For a stay exceeding that period visa or residence permit is needed. 90 days always refer to a maximum period of stay in any 180-day period

In accordance with 1806/2018 EU regulation the following categories of British citizens are also exempt from the visa requirement:

  • a. British nationals (Overseas) 
  • b. British overseas territories citizens (BOTC) 
  • c. British overseas citizens (BOC) 
  • d. British protected persons (BPP) 
  • e. British subjects (BS) 

1.) The exemption from the visa requirement for 90 days applies only to holders of biometric passports. 

2.) Member of European Economic Area (EEA)

3.) The exemption from the visa requirement applies only to holders of biometric passports.

4.) The exemption from the visa requirement applies only to holders of passports issued by Taiwan which include an identity card number.
Furthermore visa exemption applies to categories listed in 4§ of Government Decree 114/2007 (V. 24.) on the Implementation of Act II of 2007 on the Admission and Right of Residence of Third-Country Nationals

5.)  With passport issued before May25, 2015

Furthermore, visa exemption is applied to:
  • recognised refugees and stateless persons if the third country where they reside and which issued their travel document is one of the third countries listed in Annex II of Regulation (EU) 2018/1806 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 November 2018 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement;
  • crew and members of emergency or rescue missions in the event of a disaster or an accident;
  • third country nationals holding travel documents issued by the United Nations, Council of Europe or by the International Criminal Court  
  • civilian air and sea crew members in the performance of their duties;
  • civilian crew of ships navigating in international inland waters