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Notification Obligation of Persons Having the Right of Free Movement and Residence

Please note that the procedural rules relating to persons having the right of free movement and residence have changed with effect from 1 January 2018. 

EEA nationals and their family members shall register – in accordance with the Act on Records of the Personal Data and Addresses of Citizens – their first residence in the territory of Hungary, their country of former habitual residence during the procedures for the issue of the registration certificate or residence card.

Further information on the above-specified procedures and the forms prescribed for the opening of such procedures is available at:

 

Information on the obligation of notification of the residence of EEA nationals exceeding ninety days within a one hundred and eighty day period, document certifying notification;

Information on residence card applications of third-country national family members of EEA nationals;

Information on residence card applications of third-country national family members of Hungarian citizens;

 

EEA nationals and their family members, whose travel document, personal identification document, or document evidencing right of residence is lost, stolen or destroyed shall report it to the competent authority, as well as if any such document that was presumed lost and reported as such is found subsequently.

The regional directorate and the Police shall make out a certificate to EEA nationals and their family members, whose travel document, personal identification document, or document evidencing right of residence is reported lost or stolen, concerning the fact of reporting at no cost if any proof of citizenship is produced.

When a document that was reported lost is found by its rightful holder, and the replacement travel document or document evidencing right of residence is not yet issued, the person in question shall return the temporary certificate of right of residence to the authority where it was issued. If a document that was reported lost is found by its rightful holder, and the replacement document has already been issued, the person in question shall surrender the found document to the authority where it was issued. 

Unless otherwise provided by international agreement, a family member who is a third-country national whose travel document is lost, stolen, destroyed or expired is required to obtain a replacement travel document. Such family member who is a third-country national shall be allowed to leave the country only in possession of the new travel document and certificate of the notification. 

EEA nationals and their family members exercising the right of residence exceeding ninety days within a one hundred and eighty day period shall report, with personal data included, the death of a family member in their household and the change of name, if the death and the change of name took place outside the territory of Hungary.

The notification may be submitted free of charge, without having to use a special form

EEA nationals and their family members may notify the competent authority when they no longer wish to exercise their right of residence, or if they intend to leave the territory of Hungary permanently, including the country of next habitual residence, and may turn in the document evidencing their right of residence.

The notification may be submitted free of charge, without having to use a special form.

An EEA national who resides in Hungary as a family member, or third-country national who is a family member shall report to the competent immigration authority – within 30 day of occurrence – the death of the EEA national family member on whose right he/she resided in Hungary, or if the marriage was dissolved or annulled by the court, with the appropriate documents enclosed, or if the sponsor EEA national no longer exercises his/her right of residence.

An EEA national or his/her family member may apply for a replacement residence document in the event of any change in his/her particulars (e.g. family name, forename, citizenship) shown in the document evidencing right of residence. The application must be accompanied by the documents in proof of the change of data in the residence document.

The fee charged for a registration certificate is HUF 1,000, the fee for the replacement of the residence card of a third-country national family member of a Hungarian citizen is HUF 10,000, for the issue of the residence card of third-country national family member of an EEA national is HUF 1,500 in the case of replacement, whereas the fee for the issue of permanent residence card is HUF 1,500 in the case of replacement. The costs of the procedure is payable by way of electronic payment instrument (bank card) or in the form of bank deposit (using the cheque supplied by the regional directorate).  In the “comment” box the client’s name and date of birth, and the case type “Registration Certificate / Residence Card / Permanent Residence Card Substitution” shall be indicated. 

If you wish to ask for an invoice on the payment of the procedural fee, click on the link below:

Invoice request on payment of procedural fee

 

Document Substitution Form

- Application for Substitute Registration Certificate or Residence Card

- Application for Substitute Registration Certificate or Residence Card (PDF)

 

If the document evidencing right of residence of an EEA national or family member is lost, destroyed, stolen or damaged, he/she may request to have his/her residence document replaced.

The fee charged for a registration certificate is HUF 1,000, the fee for the issue of a new residence card of a third-country national family member of a Hungarian citizen is HUF 10,000, for the issue of the residence card of third-country national family member of an EEA national is HUF 1,500 in the case of substitution, whereas the fee for the issue of permanent residence card is HUF 1,500 in the case of substitution. The costs of the procedure is payable by way of electronic payment instrument or in the form of bank deposit (using the cheque supplied by the regional directorate).  In the “comment” box the client’s name and date of birth, and the case type “Registration Certificate / Substitution of Document” shall be indicated. 

If you wish to ask for an invoice on the payment of the procedural fee, click on the link below:

Invoice request on payment of procedural fee

 

Document Replacement Form

Application for Replacement Registration Certificate or Residence Card

Application for Replacement Registration Certificate or Residence Card (PDF)

 

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