How to Get a Short Stay Schengen Visa for Hungary

Hungary Short Stay Schengen Visa

Hungary Short Stay Schengen Visa

If you are headed to Hungary for a short stay of up to 90 days, you might need to get a Short Stay Visa (i.e. Schengen Visa Type C) depending on what country you are from.  In general, with the Schengen Visa, you are free to roam the Schengen Territory as you wish.

Most people who get the Short Stay Visa for Hungary are going there for tourism or business.

(Go to my Hungary visa page for information on other types of visas for Hungary.)

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Hungary Short Stay Visa.

  • Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Hungary:  No 
    • Hungary is a party to the Schengen Agreement. As such, U.S. citizens for business or tourism are permitted to stay in the Schengen area for 90 days without a visa within a six-month period.
  • Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Hungary:
    • Citizens of countries on this list do not need a visa in order to enter Hungary for a short stay (90 days or less)
Find your closest consulate
Gather documentation
Visa fee
  • Official visa fees are listed here, but visa fees might vary depending on where you apply, so go to the website of the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.
Submit materials
  • Submission instructions will vary from consulate to consulate and embassy to embassy, so you will need to check the submission instructions at the website of the embassy or consulate you found in Step 1.
Receive your visa

Congratulations! The Embassy or Consulate of Hungary will give to you your brand new Hungary visa.

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