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                            New E- Visa:

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E-visa has been introduced for Hungarian Passport holders with effect from 15.08.2015 and holders of Bosnia and Herzegovina passports with effect from 26.02.2016.  e-Visa has 3 sub-categories i.e., e-Tourist visa, e-Business Visa and e-Medical visa. The validity of e-Visa will be 60 days from the date of arrival in India. Double entry is permitted on e-Tourist Visa and e-Business Visa. Triple entry will be permitted on e-Medical Visa. This facility is in addition to the existing Regular Visa services (see below). For more information about E-Visa  click here.

Hírek: Új E-tourista vízum kerül bevezetésre 2015 augusztus 15-től. További információkért kattintson ide.

notice alertNews: New appointment calendar system for Visa, Passport and Consular services has been introduced on 15th December 2015. Before coming Embassy please book your appointment online through Embassy’s website on Visa/Passport section. For more information click here.

Hírek: Új időpontfoglalási rendszer lett létrehozva a vízum, útlevél és egyéb konzuli ügyek intézésre 2015 december 15-től. További információkért kérem kattintson ide.

 

REGULAR VISA SERVICES (Before coming Embassy please book your appointment online through Embassy’s website on Visa/Passport section.)

A vízum kérelmezőket kérjük, hogy 2012 június 28-tól az új hivatalos központi webloldalon kérvényezzék vízumukat: http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa Miután online benyújtották a vízumkérelmet, kérjük, hogy azt kinyomtatva 24 óra múlva a következő munkanapon (hétfő-csüt) hozzák magukkal a Követségre. Ezúton szeretnénk felhívni figyelmüket arra, hogy Követségünk nem vállal felelősséget a vízum feldolgozásának időigénye miatt bekövetkezett esetleges utazási késésekért. Ezért kérjük, hogy a vízum igényüket időben legyenek szívesek beadni!  Továbbá szeretnénk felhívni a figyelmüket arra, hogy a vízum érvényességének időtartama a beadás időpontjától indul.
Továbbá szeretnénk figyelmükbe ajánlani, hogy bankkártyás fizetést nem áll módunkban fogadni. Csak előre kiszámolt készpénzben (forintban) tudjuk átvenni a szolgáltatások összegét. Szíves megértését köszönjük! Lakcímkártya és személyi igazolvány fénymásolat is szükséges!


REGULAR VISA SERVICES  (Before coming Embassy please book your appointment online through Embassy’s website on Visa/Passport section.)

Please note that the Embassy has introduced an Online Regular Visa System. Applicants are requested to visit http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa to apply for visa w.e.f. from 28-06-2012. Once application has been submitted online, a printout is to be taken of the same and book the online appointment through this website and bring the visa application to the Embassy  with the required document and original passport. Embassy of India in Budapest cannot be held responsible for any delays in travel due to the time of processing (mentioned below) of Visa application. Therefore you are kindly requested to submit your visa applications in time! Please also note that the validity of VISA will start from the date of application submission in Embassy and NOT from the date of travel. 
Furthermore we would like to inform you that bank cards (VISA/MASTERCARD/etc) are not accepted and payment should be done in cash in Hungarian Forints in a pre-calculated amount. Applicants are requested to bring the exact amount of the visa fee because of Change (Fractional money) problem. Thank you for your understanding!


Regular Visa Services Offered & Fee Structure


Tourist Visa
Documents required Filled online application form
– 2 photographs (5×5 cm, one to be pasted in VISA Application form, and one attached with the Application. Please ensure that photographs are of good quality on hard paper photo card).
– Confirmed both-way air ticket with one copy
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Photocopy of Confirmed Hotel Booking in India. (If the person will stay in India  with friends/family members then Invitation letter and Copy of passport/Address certificate of Indian person should be enclosed.)
proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable) 
Processing time (For Hungarian Nationals) minimum 3 working days-Applicants are advised to apply at -least 7 working days prior to departure
For Foreign Nationals 15 working days
Fee HUF 30,800/- Single/Multiple entry upto One year (Please note that the Visa fee may vary for Citizen other than Hungarian and Bosian. Please see below for other nationals visa fee structure.) 
Notes: Normally single entry visa will be issued, in case double entry visa is required please attach proof of visit to neighboring countries of India, during the tenure of visa.

Business Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Invitation letter from concerned Indian business company/organization
– Employment Certificate from Hungarian Company
– Confirmed both-way air ticket with one copy
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Photocopy of Confirmed Hotel Booking in India (If the person will stay in India  with friends/family members then Invitation letter and Copy of Passport/Address certificate of Indian person should be enclosed.)
proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)Business Visa will be granted to Hungarian/Bosnian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian/Bosnian are advised to apply Business visa from their native country in case they have been resident in Hungary/Bosnia less than two years.
Processing time (For Hungarian Nationals) minimum 3 working days-Applicants are advised to apply atleast 10 days prior to departure
For Foreign Nationals 15 working days
Fee HUF 36800/- Up to One-year Business Visa (Please note that the Visa fee may vary for Citizen other than Hungarian and Bosian. Please see below for other nationals visa fee structure.) 

Conference Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Invitation letter (by name) from Indian organizers- Employment Certificate from Hungarian Organization.- Clearance letter from the State/Central Government, MHA & MEA for the Conference.
– Confirmed both-way air ticket with one copy
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat- Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolvány másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of Hotel Booking in India
-Visas for international conferences on certain subjects, as decided by the Government of India from time to time, can be issued only after clearance for the conference is received from various agencies of Government of India. The organizers of the conference  are required to obtain prior clearances from nodal agencies, Ministry concerned of the Central/state governments, the Central Ministries of Home and External Affairs. These approvals are to be conveyed to the Embassy and to the applicants who should include them with their applications.–Conference Visa will be granted to Hungarian/Bosnian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian/Bosnian are advised to apply Conference visa from their native country in case they have been resident in Hungary/Bosnia less than two years.
proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)
Processing time Minimum 3 weeks
Fee HUF 26100/- 

Employment  Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– An appointment letter,
– contract letter,
– applicant’s resume-Documentary proof of educational qualifications and professional expertise.
– proof that the organization offering employment is registered in India .
– Letter of introduction & No-objection from Hungarian/Bosnian Organization
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of accommodation in India
– Employment Visa will be granted to Hungarian/Bosnian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian/Bosnian are advised to apply Employment visa from their native country in case they have been resident in Hungary/Bosnia less than two years.
proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)
Processing time Minimum 6 weeks
Fee HUF 36,800/- (for six month) and HUF 60,800 for one year period. (Please note that the Visa fee may vary for Citizen other than Hungarian and Bosian.) 

Transit Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Valid visa for destination after India
– Confirmed onward air tickets
– Application not before one week of departure.
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
Processing time 3 working days
For Foreign Nationals 15 working days
Fee HUF 6800/- 

Student Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 3 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Original Provisional admission letter from concerned recognized educational institution in India
– duly attested Educational Transcripts
– Financial guarantee from parents/legal guardians of applicant
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of accommodation in India
proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)
Processing time 3 weeks
Fee HUF 26100/-

Research Visa
Documents required – 4 sets of filled in Research Visa Form
– 4 photographs, photocopy of passport (please see Tourist Visa)
– 4 sets of enclosures Affiliation Certificate from concerned recognized Indian institution- Approval of Ministry of Human Resources Development (Department of Education), New Delhi, should accompany the visa application. The validity of the visa would coincide with the research period.
– Project details
– itinerary
– Provisional admission letter
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of accommodation in India
proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)
Processing time approximately 3 to 6 weeks
Fee HUF 26100/- up to six month
HUF 36800/- up to one year

Journalist Visa
Documents required Journalist visa is given to professional journalists and photographers for up to three months’ stay in India. (If you are intending to make a documentary in India, kindly contact Information/Culture Wing of the Embassy)

– Resume with letter of introduction from Hungarian Organisation
– Journalist Visa will be granted to Hungarian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian are advised to apply Journalist visa from their native country.
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Photocopy of Hotel Booking in India
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)

Processing time 6 weeks
Fee HUF 26100/- 

Transfer Visa
  Transfer of long term issued Visas from old to new passports.
Processing time 3 working days.
Fee HUF 2300/- 

 

                               REVISION OF VISA FEE w.e.f. 01.04.2017

         The following visa fees structure are applicable for Hungarian, Bosnian and all countries except those with which we have bilateral arrangements (Please see below of those countries). The revised visa fee structure is effective from April 1, 2017.

Sl No. Visa Type/Duration/

Entries

Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
1. TOURIST VISAS (T)

                                      

 
Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry 30,800
 More  than 1  year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry 60,800
2. Business Visas (B*)                                                                                         
Up to 1 year/single or Multiple Entry                 36800
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry 75800
3. ENTRY VISAS (X)  
Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry           26100
More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry 36800
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry 60,800
4. Employment (E) and Project (P) Visas**  
  Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry           36800
More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry 60,800
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry 90,800
5. Student Visas (S)  
  Valid for the duration of the course or 5 years, whichever is less/Multiple Entry 26100
6. Medical Visas (MED) and Medical Attendant Visas (MED X)  
  Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry           26100
  More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry

 

36800
7. Conference Visas (C)

 

 
  Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

 

26100
8. Journalist Visas (J)  
  Up to 6 months/Single (or Double Entry with HOM’s approval)

 

26100
9. Research Visa (R)  
  Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry           26100
  More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry 36800
  More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

 

60,800
10. Missionary Visa (M)

 

 
  Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry           26100
More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry 36800
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry 60,800
11. Mountaineering Visa (MX)  
  Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry           26100
  More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry 36800
12. Intern Visa  (I)  
  Up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry

 

26100
13. Film Visa (F)  
  Up to 1 year/ Single or  Multiple Entry

(Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)

 

36800
14. Transit Visa  
  Up to 15 days/ Single or Double Entry 6800

 

                                     Special Visa Fee Categories:

In view of the existing bilateral agreements/arrangements, visa fee in respect of following countries will be as follows:-

    (a) Singaporean Nationals:-

Visa Type/Duration/

Entries

for  Singaporean National

Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
TOURIST VISAS (T)  

Up to 6 months / Multiple Entry

8300
All other type of visa Visa fee same as mentioned for all countries + 800 HUF

   (b)  Japanese Nationals: –

 Visa Type/Duration/

Entries

for  Japanese National

Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Transit Visa 1100
All other types of visas 3200

 

(C)       U.K. Nationals:    The   fee for U.K. nationals for different types of visas will be as follows:-       

Visa Type/Duration/

Entries

for  U.K. Nationals

Revised Visa Fee  in HUF
Tourist visa up to 1 Year (S/M Entry) 49500
Tourist visa valid for 1 year to 5 years (Multiple Entry) 146100
Business visa up to 1 Year (S/M Entry) 73500
Business visa valid for 1 year to 5 years (Multiple Entry) 218700
Entry Visa up to 1 year (S/M Entry) 49500
Entry visa valid for 1 year to 5 years (Multiple Entry) 146100
Student Visa up to 5 years (M/Entry) 69700
Medical Visa up to 1 year (M/Entry) 39700
Research Visa up to 3 years or duration of course (whichever is less) 69700
Employment visa up to 6 months 138800
Employment visa up to 1 year 150800
Employment visa more than 1 year 180200
Transfer of Visa 51000
Transit Visa 27400
Business visa issued same day (excluding visa fee) 65600
Emergency visa charges 27700

  (d)           Nigerian Nationals:-        

Visa Type/Duration/

Entries

 

for  Nigerian National

Revised Visa Fee
(in HUF)
All  types of visas 75800

 

(e)    USA Nationals:  

Visa Type/Duration/

Entries

 

for  US National

Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Tourist Visa up to 10 years validity

 

30,800
Business visa fee
Up to One Year
48800
Business Visa up to
5/10 years validity
81800
Visa fee for all other type of visas except Tourist and Business visa for US National Same as mentioned for all countries + 6800 HUF

  (f)       Ukrainian Nationals:-

Visa Type/Duration/

Entries

for  Ukrainian Nationals

Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Transit Visa 15 days (Single/Double Entry) 26300
Tourist visa up to 1 Year (S/M Entry) 30800
Student Visa less than 5 years (M/Entry) 26300
Business visa less than 1 Year (S/D/M Entry) 39800
Business visa 1 to 5 years (S/D/M Entry) 75800
Employment Visa less than 6 months 36800
Employment visa less than 1 year 60800
Employment visa less than 5 year 90800
All other types of visas i.e. Entry, Conference, Journalists etc.

 

 
Less than 6 months 26300
less than 1 year 39800
less than 5 year 60800
Emergency Visa Fee 26300

 (g)  Russian National:-

For all types of visas Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Single Entry 12800
Double Entry 27800
Multiple Entry 36800
Transfer of Valid Visa 12800

  (h)  Sri Lankan National:– 

Visa Type/Duration/

Entries

for  Sri Lankan Nationals

Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Transit Visa 15 days (Single/Double Entry) 4000
Tourist Visa:-  
               30 days (Double Entry) 5600
               90 days (Single Entry) 5600
               90 days (Double Entry) 8400
               6 months (D/M Entry) 8400
Entry Visa 1 year Multiple 8400
Business Visa:  
                30 days (Multiple Entry) 8400
                90 days (Single Entry) 9100
                90 days (Multiple Entry) 12800
               6 months (Multiple Entry) 24800
                1 year (Multiple Entry) 24800
               5 years (Multiple Entry) 36800
Employment Visa
1 year (Multiple Entry)
48200
Student Visa for institutions covered by bilateral agreement:  
                 1 Year 13800
                 More than 1 year 25200
Student Visa for institutions not covered by bilateral agreement: 25200

 (i) Mozambique Nationals:-  

Visa Type/Duration/

Entries

for  Mozambique Nationals

Revised Visa Fee after rounding off in HUF
Tourist Visa:-  
                       Single Entry 24800
                  Single Entry-Urgent 45800
                 Multiple Entry 66800
                 Multiple Entry-Urgent 90800
Business Visa/Employment Visa

 

GRATIS

(As an LDC Country)

All other types of Visa (Except Transit and Student visa)  
                        up to 6 months 66800
      up to 6 months (in Emergency) 90800
                       up to 1 year 90800
up to 1 year  ( in Emergency) 90800
                       up to 5 year 90800
up to 5 year  ( in Emergency) 90800

 (j)     Visa Fee for Pakistani national:– 

PAKISTANI NATIONAL

VISA fee

Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Visa fee for Pakistani national for all type of VISA 1300

 

                             GRATIS Business & Employment Visas for LDCs countries:-

            As conveyed Ministry’s circular message dated 14.12.2015, Business and Employment Visas to the applicants from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to be issued on GRATIS basis. However, the service fee for the outsourcing company and ICWF fee will continue to be charged from the Business and Employment Visa applicants as well. The List of 48 LDCs is here Business and Employment Visa Fee Waiver to Least Developed Countries

 

Transfer of Visa:Transfer of Indian visa from old Passport to new passport is given below:-

Visa Service Type Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Transfer of Visa fee 2300

 

 

Gratis Visa:  In view of the existing bilateral agreement/arrangements, all types of visas should be issued gratis to the nationals of  Afghanistan,  Bangladesh, DPR Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia and South Africa. Only Business, Tourist and Transit visas are to be issued on GRATIS to the national of Argentina. Similarly, only Tourist Visas are to be issued on GRATIS basis to the nationals of Uruguay.

 

Visa free Countries:-Nationals of Nepal an Bhutan do not require visa to enter India.

 

BUSINESS VISA FEE TO BE CHARGED FROM NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES ON RECIPROCAL BASIS

Sl No. Country Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
1. USA                                
Up to One Year 48800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

81800
2. ECUADOR                                                                                 
  Up to One Year 72800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

96800
3. NEW ZEALAND           
Up to One Year 39800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

75800
4. FRANCE                       
Up to One Year 50300
More than one year up to  Five year

 

75800
5. AUSTRALIA                 
Up to One Year 65300
More than one year up to  Five year

 

89300
6. CZECH REPUBLIC  
Up to One Year 57800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

81800
7. IRAN                               
  Up to One Year 83300
  More than one year up to  Five year

 

107300
8. IRELAND                      
  Up to One Year 60800
  More than one year up to  Five year

 

84800
9. PHILIPPINES               
  Up to One Year 66800
  More than one year up to  Five year

 

90800
10. POLAND                       
  Up to One Year 44300
  More than one year up to  Five year

 

75800
11. SAUDI ARABIA            
  Up to One Year 65300
  More than one year up to  Five year

 

89300
12. THAILAND  
  Up to One Year 60800
  More than one year up to  Five year

 

84800
13. U.A.E.  
  Up to One Year 125300
  More than one year up to  Five year

 

149300
       

 

EMPLOYMENT VISA FEES TO BE CHARGES FROM NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES ON RECIPROCAL BASIS

 

Sl No. Country Revised Visa Fee in HUF
1. CANADA                       
Up to Six months 45800
Up to One Year 60800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

90800
2. IRELAND                      
Up to Six months 48800
Up to One Year 60800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

90800
3. FRANCE                       
Up to Six months 41300
Up to One Year 60800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

90800
4. DENMARK                    
Up to Six months 38300
Up to One Year 60800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

90800
5. AUSTRALIA  
Up to Six months 54800
Up to One Year 66800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

90800
6.    NEW ZEALAND        
Up to Six months 44300
Up to One Year 60800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

90800
7. THAILAND                    
Up to Six months 48800
Up to One Year 60800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

90800
8. UAE                                
Up to Six months 113300
Up to One Year 125300
More than one year up to  Five year

 

149300
9. ISRAEL                          
Up to Six months 300800
Up to One Year 312800
More than one year up to  Five year

 

336800
10. IRAN                               
Up to Six months 71300
Up to One Year 83300
More than one year up to  Five year

 

107300

 

Notes:
i) Non-Hungarian Nationals, holding Hungarian Residence Permits applying for tourist or short term visas should submit an additional HUF 2800/- for reference to be made with the Indian Mission in their countries of origin/permanent residence (Processing time: 15 working days)
ii)  One Photograph should be pasted on application forms and all other required documents should be stapled in one bunch along-with the application form. Second photo to be attached with a clip. Loose documents will not be accepted.
iii) Please put your signature properly in two places: one below the photograph, and another at the end of the application.
iv) For types of visa not mentioned above please contact Consular Department of the Embassy (Email:- consular@indianembassy.hu)
v) Emergency visas are granted in case of a genuine emergency like death or illness of a blood relation, subject to production of proof and confirmed air tickets. The charges for issuing an emergency visa will be HUF4620/- in addition to visa fees as applicable. You may wish to enquire from the concerned officer about arrangements for such emergency service. The decision of the Consular Officer in this matter shall be final.
vi) Fee charged will not be refunded in any case including refusal of the visa.
vii) Original passport valid for at least six months with at least two blank pages should be accepted.

viii) Carrying satellite phones by foreigners into India is banned.

ix)  Holders of Travel Document for Refugee are requested to not to book air ticket in advance.


Visa Section Working Hours

Monday-Thursday

Submitting of Application: 1000 to 1200 hrs

Collection of Visa: 1600 to 1700 hrs


Remarks: Care has been taken to provide updated information. However, the above information/requirements can change from time to time. Processing time refers to the number of working days required for a normal visa application.


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