Working age in Hungary: Is there an age limit on the work permit?

Working age in Hungary: Is there an age limit on the work permit?

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The Hungarian work permit is in fact a residence permit based on employment, tied to the job based on which you hand in the application. In line with this, you can apply for a work permit as long as there is an employer that is willing to employ you. Regarding age, this means that you should be an adult if you want to apply, while there is no upper limit on your age. However, there are a few things to consider.
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Employee rights in Hungary

Employee rights in Hungary

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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!
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Labor demand and the 20% new quota on foreign workers

Labor demand and the 20% new quota on foreign workers

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In July, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced that the limit on the number of foreign workers in foreign-owned Hungarian businesses would be raised from 10% to 20%. However, many enterprises under foreign ownership already employ more third-country nationals than that. How is that possible? Are these enterprises breaking the law?
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Hungarian work permits: the year 2020 in numbers

Hungarian work permits: the year 2020 in numbers

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Hungary has been facing labor shortage because of demographic reasons. As a result, the government has taken steps to make it easier for foreigners to work in the country. These measures proved very successful, more than tripling the number of work permit applications over the last three years before the pandemic.
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