When you are moving your business to Hungary, you should be aware of the regulations that will apply to your employees. Working time in Hungary is strictly regulated to ensure that employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance, while employers can take advantage of their workers remaining healthy and motivated. Read our comprehensive summary to learn what you can expect from your employees.
The simple answer is no, you do not need a university degree to get a work permit in Hungary. However, you still need to prove that you are qualified for the job you want to perform in Hungary. So how does that work? Let us explain!
The Labor Code in Hungary (and in the EU) aims at protecting the rights of both the employer and the employee. It also includes how and when an employment relationship can be terminated – while immigration law governs what happens to the work permit when that happens.
Every employer must make sure their employees work in a safe environment. Law governs safety measures that must be applied at every work place, and that includes providing employees the knowledge for reducing risks. This is usually realized over work safety trainings to employees.
When you operate a business in Hungary, it is your responsibility to ensure that employees remain fit for performing their tasks. Arranging for yearly health checkups for your employees is an essential part of this.
When you are bringing talent to your Hungarian company from your home country, you should be aware of the most important aspects of employment as defined by the local labor law. Take a look at our quick summary of the most basic employee rights in Hungary!
It is a common misconception that if you are a third-country national staying in Hungary with a residence permit based on employment (a work permit), you MUST switch to family unification when you are getting married. Actually, the issue is more complex, and depends on the nationality of your spouse.
Many who come to Hungary with a family unification visa hope to switch to a work permit as soon as they arrive. However, you cannot simply switch from one type of residence permit to another. Let us explain why, and what are the things you actually can do if you want to find employment in Hungary and start working.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected all territories of life over this extraordinary year of 2020. In March, most of the world went into lockdown, and for a short time even administrative processes were restricted in Hungary. While the pandemic is not yet over, administrative operations have resumed over the summer.
With so many borders being closed and so many people in self isolation or quarantine, you might be wondering whether work permit application is still possible in Hungary. The answer is YES! Read on for the details.