Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Location: Downtown Budapest Events: The U.S. Embassy would like to inform you of the following demonstrations taking place this weekend, July 29-31. Friday, July 29, 2022, 1800-2200 Up to 500 people may participate in a demonstration seeking “the restoration of constitutional order” and will move along the following route: Városliget – Hősök tere – Andrássy …

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*UPDATE* Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Location: Budapest at Margaret Island Bridge (Margit híd) and Elizabeth Bridge (Erzsébet híd) Event: The U.S. Embassy would like to inform you that in addition to the demonstration that is completely blocking traffic on the Margaret Island Bridge (Margit híd), another group of demonstrators is now blocking traffic on Elizabeth Bridge (Erzsébet híd). Demonstrators are protesting proposed …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Location: Downtown Budapest Event: The U.S. Embassy would like to inform you of the following demonstrations taking place on Saturday, June 4:  12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  As many as 200 people are expected to gather at the Batthyány Eternal Flame on the anniversary the signing of the Treaty of Trianon. The group will proceed through …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

(April 29, 2022) Location: Budapest – Near the U.S. Embassy on Szabadság tér (Liberty Square) Event: Pro-Russia (Anti-U.S.) protests will take place in front of the U.S. Embassy on April 30. At the same time nearby, pro-Ukraine supporters will be demonstrating. Hungarian police will be present at each of these events to monitor security. However, these demonstrations …

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Ambassador Cornstein’s Remarks at the Commemoration of the Placement of the Statue of George H.W. Bush

Szabadság tér, Budapest Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Thank you, Mister Prime Minister. Thank you, Ministers, dignitaries, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen for being here today. It’s an honor to be here with you all today on this historic occasion. Mister Prime Minister, it may feel familiar for you to be on this square to inaugurate a …

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Director of Policy Planning visits Hungary

Dr. Peter Berkowitz, Director of the Policy Planning Staff in the Office of the Secretary of the Department of State, visited Hungary to discuss the recent report  of the  Commission on Unalienable Rights and how its principles inform initiatives such as the International Religious Freedom Alliance, of which Hungary is one of the founding members. During his visit, Dr. Berkowitz participated …

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Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights

On July 16, 2020, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo released the Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights. Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights (PDF, 28MB) Unalienable Rights and the Securing of Freedom – Secretary Pompeo’s speech at the release of the Draft Report.

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Presidential Proclamation – December 4, 2017

Presidential Proclamation on Visas   On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the government’s motions for emergency stays of preliminary injunctions issued by U.S. District Courts in the Districts of Hawaii and Maryland. The preliminary injunctions had prohibited the government from fully enforcing or implementing the entry restrictions of Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P.) …

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Job Opening: American Corner Director in Budapest

Call for application for the position of AMERICAN CORNER DIRECTOR,  Budapest Applications are invited from Hungarian citizens for the position of American Corner Director in Budapest, located in Budapest Corvinus University. The position starts on September 1, 2018. The American Corners (AC) program is a United States Department of State -sponsored initiative. There are almost 500 Corners in 70 countries all around …

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Government Shutdown Notice

At this time, scheduled passport and visa services will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. This website will not be regularly updated until full operations resume, with the exception of emergency safety and security information. For further information on consular issues, please contact our Consular Section at  https://hu.usembassy.gov/embassy/budapest/sections-offices/consular-section/

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National Security Strategy

On December 18, 2017, President Donald J. Trump unveiled a new National Security Strategy that sets a positive strategic direction for the United States, which will restore America’s advantages in the world and build upon our country’s great strengths. The Strategy identifies four vital national interests as: (1) Protect the homeland, the American people, and American …

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Changes to Filing I-130 Petition Overseas

Effective August 15, 2011, petitioners residing overseas will no longer be able to routinely file Forms I-130, Petitions for Alien Relative, with U.S. Embassies and Consulates except in locations where U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has a public counter presence within the Embassy or Consulate.  Petitioners residing overseas in countries where USCIS does not …

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Az EBESZ képviselője elítéli a sajtószabadság helyzetének és az újságírók biztonságának folyamatos romlását az ukrán kormány ellenőrzésén kívül eső területeken Bécs, 2017. január 24. Az EBESZ Állandó Tanácsa Különleges Ellenőrző Missziója főellenőrének legutóbbi jelentését követően Dunja Mijatovic sajtószabadságért felelős képviselő ma elítélte a sajtószabadság helyzetének és az újságírók biztonságának folyamatos romlását Ukrajna konfliktus sújtotta részein. …

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A tűzszünet megsértése Kelet-Ukrajnában

Mark Toner megbízott szóvivő nyilatkozata | USA Külügyminisztériuma | Szóvivői Iroda | 2017. január 31. Az Egyesült Államok súlyos aggodalmát fejezi ki a Kelet-Ukrajnában, Avgyijivka-Jaszinuvata környékén a minap kirobbant erőszak miatt. Az EBESZ Különleges Megfigyelő Missziója (Special Monitoring Mission) január 28. óta küld jelentéseket a harcok drámai fokozódásáról, melyekben nehéztüzérség és a minszki egyezmény által …

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Messages for U.S. Citizens

Filing an I-130 Petition Overseas Except under exceptional circumstances, petitioners residing overseas in countries where USCIS does not have a public counter presence (such as Hungary) are required to file their Forms I-130 by mail with the USCIS Chicago lockbox.  (More information about Filing I-130 Petitions can be found on our Immigrant Visa web page.) The Internal …

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