Helpful Links: Hungary
Which time zone is Hungary in?
What holidays are observed?
What business hours are held?
What post office/mail/parcel services are available?
How do I address letters to Hungary?
What is the manner of dress in Hungary?
Are there any etiquette rules that I should be aware of?
Which electrical outlets are used?
Where can I find a list of Hungarian universities?
What scholarships are available to me?
What is the average tuition?
What is the average salary of a professor?
What is the weather like in Hungary?
What is the weather forecast for this week?
Is my driver’s license valid in Hungary?
How can I obtain a Hungarian driver’s license?
How can I obtain an International Driving Permit (IDP)?
Which side of the road do I drive on?
Can I rent a car?
- Yes, with valid driver’s license.
How can I travel around within Hungary?
Where can I find updated safety & travel alerts?
Can you give me an overview of the process to obtain a visa?
What type of visa do I need?
- For stays less than 90 days, no visa is needed.
How long is my visa valid for?
- Vary by type.
Can I get a visa extension?
Am I allowed to work with my visa?
Am I allowed to study on my visa?
What is the cost of a visa?
How long before departure should I apply for my visa?
Can I bring my spouse/children with me?
- Yes, but all must apply for their own visa
Can I travel home/internationally while holding my visa?
- Most visas are multiple entry.
What customs information do I need to know?
My passport has been lost or stolen, what should I do?
How can I become permanent resident?
Can I bring my pet with me to Hungary?
Can I return home with my pet?
- Bringing your pet home from Hungary
Will my medical insurance work in Hungary?
- Check with your provider.
Do I need medical insurance?
Can I bring my prescription medicine into Hungary?
- No, you must visit a Hungarian doctor.
My medication has run out, can I refill it with my doctor’s prescription?
- No, you must visit a Hungarian doctor for a new prescription.
What vaccinations and immunizations do I need before traveling to Hungary?
Where can I go in case of a medical emergency?
- Call 104 (ambulance)
- Call 112 (General emergencies)
How do I find a doctor?
What is the current exchange rate?
Where can I change my money?
What is required to open a Hungarian bank account?
Can I obtain a Hungarian credit card?
Will my debit/credit card work in Hungary?
Do I have to pay taxes?
What are the average costs of living?
How does tipping work?
How can I make international money transfers?
Which is the best phone service provider?
Will my current phone work in Hungary?
- Only if your phone is GSM with the correct bands.
Where can I purchase a SIM card for my phone?
What is the country code for Hungary?
How can I call home?
What about calls/video chatting on the internet?
How do I become a citizen?
What if I get arrested/in trouble with police?
- Contact the embassy
- Ambulance: 104
- Police: 107
- Fire Department: 105
How do I contact the US Embassy/consulate?
How can I contact other expatriates?
Who do I contact in case of an emergency?
Are my children eligible to attend public school in Hungary?
Where can I find Hungarian classes and/or tutors?
Are there any online Hungarian study materials?
Are there any phone apps for improving my Hungarian?
Where can I find an English-Hungarian bilingual dictionary?
What are some Hungarian idioms/phrases?
Where can I find a translation service?