Information on Entering Hungary and the U.S.

COVID-19 Information (updated daily) Entry and Exit Requirements: Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes, under certain circumstances. Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes. Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes. As of July 15, 2020, the Government of Hungary introduces entry restrictions.  Countries are classified …

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U.S. Citizens Voting Assistance

The  Federal Voting Assistance Program  and the Department of State’s page on  Absentee Voting Information  are the most up-to-date voting information resources for Americans living abroad. Please visit these websites to learn about deadlines and procedures for registering and voting. Overseas U.S. citizens usually need to register every year, which means mailing in your Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) so that you’re …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary, July 10, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary, July 10, 2020 Location: Hungary The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary June 26, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary June 26, 2020 Location: Hungary The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary June 19, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary June 19, 2020 Location: Hungary The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary June 12, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest  Location: Hungary  June 12, 2020  The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary June 5, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest Location: Hungary June 5, 2020 The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary May 29, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary May 29, 2020 The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary May 22, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary  May 22, 2020 The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary May 15, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary May 15, 2020 Location: Hungary The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary May 8, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary May 8, 2020 Location: Hungary The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary April 9, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary April 9, 2020 Location: Hungary Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government has no plans …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary April 3, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary April 3, 2020 Location: Hungary Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Hungary. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government has no …

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COVID-19 Information for U.S. and Foreign Citizens

We know that many people have questions related to COVID-19. We are regularly updating information on our website. For U.S. citizens: If you are a U.S. citizen in Hungary, for more information, please visit: https://hu.usembassy.gov/covid-19/  For foreign citizens: For foreign citizens with questions about traveling to the U.S., you can find more information here: https://hu.usembassy.gov/visas/  Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Issued on: …

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Tourist Advisory for Hungary

Tourist Advisory for Hungary U.S. citizens planning to travel to Hungary should acquaint themselves with common tourist scams and areas with a high incidence of theft. Since we would like you to have an enjoyable trip to Hungary, this advisory has been issued in the hope that with advance warning, you can avoid potential theft …

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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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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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Demonstration Notices

U.S. citizens are advised to be aware of the following demonstrations expected to take place in Hungary. Unless otherwise noted, all demonstrations will occur in Budapest. Date Event Details Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Organizer: Government Time: 09:00 – 10:30 Where:  Kossuth tér, district 5 (Parliament) Number of expected participants: not available   After the event …

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