Work permit in Hungary during the coronavirus outbreak

Work Permit
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. Work permit applications The Immigration Office in Hungary is still operating, in reduced hours. Work permit application is possible if you are already in Hungary, although customers are asked to book an appointment before visiting, or use the “Enter Hungary” online interface to manage their affairs. The procedure itself remains the same as always.However, the Immigration Office will not process any new work permit applications through consulates. Whether you can visit a consulate to start a procedure depends on your consulate (the consulate nearest to your place of residence, within the same country…
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Employing foreigners in Hungary

Work Permit
There are several reasons why you may consider employing foreigners at your Hungarian company. In many foreign-owned companies it is essential to have some key positions filled by employees from their country of origin. You may need their knowledge, expertise, their language skills or in some cases there is simply no Hungarian candidate that would qualify for the position.If any of these situations are familiar to you, you should know what to pay attention to before making an offer to a foreigner.Who needs a work permit?EEA citizens will not need a work permit. However, they will need a Hungarian tax number and social security number as well as a registration card (at the latest, 90 days after their arrival to Hungary).The case is a bit more complicated if your new…
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Work permit in Hungary

Work Permit
Have you just received a job offer from a Hungarian company? Congratulations! Of course, you will want to get your work permit sorted out as soon as possible. Let us help you make sure the procedure goes smooth. What type of permit will you need? If you are an EEA citizen, you will not actually need a work permit. However, you will need a tax number and social security number, and also a registration card (which you must obtain 90 days after you arrive to Hungary the very latest). The case is a bit more complicated if you are from outside the EU. This makes you a so called “third country national”, so you need a residence permit based on employment (which is linked to a work permit) before you…
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