buy Hungarian passport online near me, Your photo and your fingerprints are captured on-site when you apply for a passport, therefore you will have to apply in person, at one of our representations or during an extramural consular day.
The average processing time is 5-6 weeks. If you have no proof of citizenship, you must have your citizenship verified before applying for a passport. This procedure takes an average of 8-10 months but could take much longer.
Please do not plan any journey (i.e., do not buy flight tickets) before your passport is delivered! We cannot guarantee that your passport is delivered within the above mentioned average procedure time.
How much is the fee for a passport?
You find information on the passport application fee, also on the consular assistance fee is applicable in certain cases) HERE.
Please note that in the case of damaged or stolen passports, there is an increased fee.
In the case of in-person applications, the fee is payable only by debit or credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, Discover).
How do I prove my identity and my Hungarian citizenship?
If you have
- a valid Hungarian passport, or
- a valid Hungarian ID card,
these prove both.
If you have
- a Hungarian passport expired within one year or
- a valid certificate of citizenship
these only prove your citizenship, therefore, in addition, you shall prove your identity by presenting valid foreign photo identification (e.g. a US passport or driver’s license). Information on how to prove your Hungarian citizenship can be found here.
Should I present my previous Hungarian passport with me?
If you have had a Hungarian passport before, and it is still valid, you will have to present is. If it was lost, stolen or damaged, you will have to show a report on this or report it to the consul.
If you have a valid visa in your passport you can request that we give the passport back to you after invalidating it.
If you plan to travel with your passport shortly after applying for a new one, you can do that. In this case, you will not get your new passport before submitting or mailing in your old one.
What other documents should I bring?
You will have to bring
- your Hungarian address card
- your Hungarian-issued birth certificate,
- and also your Hungarian-issued marriage certificate if you wear a married name.
If you have a valid Hungarian passport, ID card or driver’s license it is not a necessity to have your vital statistics certificates with you. For an application of a minor (under the age of 18), presenting a birth certificate is always compulsory.
If a procedure affecting your name (e.g. a marriage registration or a legal name change) is ongoing, your passport will not be issued before it is complete.
What special rules apply to applications of minors…