Notification about the validity period of residence documents - 01.05.2022

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Dear Clients,


Please be informed that new rules have been introduced regarding the validity period of residence documents.


Residence documents, residence permits and immigration permit documents, with the exception of short-stay visas and visas for the purpose of obtaining a residence permit, issued in accordance with Act I of 2007 on the Admission and Residence of Persons with the Right of Free Movement and Residence and Act II of 2007 on the Admission and Right of Residence of Third-Country Nationals, having expired or expiring between 4 November 2020 and 28 February 2022, are valid until 30 June 2022. In view of the above, applications for the renewal of documents which expired or are due to expire during the period indicated must be submitted no later than 30 June 2022.


We would also like to inform you that the validity of documents (residence documents, residence permits and immigration permit documents, with the exception of short-stay visas and visas for the purpose of obtaining a residence permit) expiring on or after 1 March 2022 will no longer be automatically extended. Applications for the renewal of residence permits or residence cards expiring on or after 1 March 2022 shall be submitted to the competent regional directorate on the form provided for that purpose, no later than 30 days before the expiry date of the residence permit or residence card.


Please note that if a deadline or due date is missed, an application for excuse needs to be presented. The application for excuse must be submitted within 5 days after becoming aware of the failure or after the removal of the obstacle, but no later than 30 days calculated from the due date or the last day of the time limit.


Thank you for your cooperation.


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    Family members of a Hungarian national are:
    • the spouse of a Hungarian national;
    • the minor child (including adopted and foster children) of a Hungarian spouse where the spouse has parental custody;
    • a person having and exercising parental custody of a Hungarian minor child and living in the same household as the Hungarian national

    Family members of an EEA national are:
    • the spouse of an EEA national;
    • the descendants of an EEA national and those of the spouse of an EEA national who are under the age of 21 years or are dependents;
    • the dependent ascendents of an EEA national and those of the spouse of an EEA national, as well as
    • any person whose entry and residence has been authorised by the competent immigration authority as a family member;
    • the partner with whom the EEA national has entered into a registered partnership before the relevant Hungarian authority or the authority of another Member State of the European Union

    Council Directive 2003/109/EC of 25 November 2003 concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents
    The Council Directive 2003/109/EC determines:
    (a) the terms for conferring and withdrawing long-term resident status granted by a Member State in relation to third-country nationals legally residing in its territory, and the rights pertaining thereto; and
    (b) the terms of residence in Member States other than the one which conferred long-term status on them for third-country nationals enjoying that status.

    Provision available in the event of a residence permit for an indefinite period of stay

    If you answer the questions, you can find out what kind of application for residence permit you should submit within 3 minutes, and you will also find all the information related to the selected application type at the end of the questionnaire.

    The purpose of the Application:

  • Home Affairs funds


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