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Looking for a fun European holiday? Plan a vacation to Hungary! Eat a chimney (cake), get lost in the historic and charming city of Budapest, and cruise down the Danube River when you travel to Hungary. If you love everything in Europe but want to go off the beaten path, try Hungary for a change. As an Indian traveller, you must apply for a Hungary Schengen visa before you visit. The Hungarian visa processing time for Indians is long, but it's no longer necessary to struggle. With ACKO’s visa services, you can be sure that getting a Hungary visa is quick and easy. Read on to learn more about Hungary's visas for Indians in this article.

What Are the Hungary Visa Requirements for Indians?
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Indian citizens need a visa to visit historic and quaint Hungary. There are a few different types of visas available, depending on the purpose of your visit to beautiful Hungary. Take a look at the visa and visa requirements section to see which visa you want to travel on.

Single Entry Tourist Visa
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You are permitted to enter Hungary once and stay for a maximum of 15-30 days from the date of entry.

Multiple Entry Tourist Visa
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You are permitted to enter Hungary multiple times within a maximum span of 90 days.

Single Entry Business Visa
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You are permitted to enter Hungary once and stay for a maximum of 15-30 days from the date of entry.

Multiple Entry Business Visa
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You are permitted to enter Hungary multiple times and stay for a maximum of 30  days from the date of entry.

Transit Visa
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You are allowed to enter Hungary once and stay for a maximum of 30 days from the date of entry.

Validity of Different Types of Hungary Visas for Indians
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The table below shows the validity of different types of Hungary visas for Indians:



Single Entry Tourist Visa 

30-90 days

Multiple Entry Tourist Visa 

30-90 days

Single Entry Business Visa 

30-90 days

Multiple Entry Business Visa 

30-90 days

Transit Visa

30 days

Hungary Visa Processing Time 
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Processing times for your Hungarian visa application from India typically take about 20 to 25 working days under optimal conditions. To avoid any uncertainties, applying for this visa well in advance is recommended, preferably at least 1 month before your travel but no more than 3 months.

Hungary Visa Fees for Indians
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If you apply through ACKO for a single/ multiple entry visa of any type, the Hungarian visa fees would be around INR 4,697* per person. This fee is also similar to a transit visa; however, it’s for single entry.

Note: If the Embassy rejects your visa, the fees will not be refunded, and the prices are subject to change.

Why Choose ACKO to Apply for a Hungarian Visa?
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Worldwide Visa Assistance
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We make it easy and quick to get visas for all international countries.

End-to-End Process
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We take care of everything, from paperwork to getting your visa sent to your email.

Pay As You Wish
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Select the ideal payment method to pay for your visa fees.

Track Real-Time Progress
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The application lets you keep track of the progress of your visas in real-time.

Pick up and Delivery at Your Door
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We collect and deliver your documents to your doorstep.

Documents Required for a Hungarian Visa for Indians
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To apply for a Hungary visa for an Indian passport, you will need to have the following documents listed below. However, each visa category has slightly different requirements. Here's a general overview of the documents you need. 

Valid Passport

Your passport should be valid for a minimum of six months beyond your intended departure from the Schengen Area, and it should be issued within 1o year from the date of application. It should also have two adjacent blank pages for the visa. 

Visa Application Form

Complete and sign the visa application form. Make sure to fill in your personal details to match your passport. 

Passport Size Photos

Provide three recent passport-sized photographs along with your visa application. 

Travel Itinerary

Present a detailed travel plan, including flight reservations, accommodation bookings, and a rough itinerary of your time in Hungary.

Proof of Accommodation

Submit confirmed hotel reservations or an invitation letter from a host if you're staying with friends or family.

Travel Insurance

International Travel insurance is mandatory for all Hungarian visas for Indians. It should have a minimum coverage of at least 30,000 euros for medical emergencies and repatriation for the entire duration of your stay. 

Proof of Finances to support the trip

You need to submit bank statements, salary slips, sponsorship letters, or other evidence to show you can financially support yourself during your stay in Hungary. 

No Objection Certificate (NOC)

If employed, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating your leave approval and the purpose of your travel.

Proof of Relationship Status with the person financing the travel

If applicable, provide marriage certificates, birth certificates of children, etc.

Health Certificate

Some visa categories (long-term visas) might require a health certificate, especially if you plan to stay for an extended period.

Purpose-specific Documents

Depending on the purpose of your visit, you might need to submit additional documents for your visa. 

How to Apply for a Hungarian Visa for Indians?
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Applying for a Hungarian visa is a simple and quick process through ACKO. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you get through the website.

Is There a Hungarian Visa on Arrival?
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Unfortunately, no. Indian citizens travelling to Hungary cannot get a visa on arrival. Hungary is part of the Schengen region in Europe. To enter Hungary, Indian citizens must have a valid Schengen visa before entering the country.

Eligibility Criteria to Apply for a Hungary Visa for Indians
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Eligibility criteria to apply for a Hungarian visa for Indians includes:

- You must be an Indian citizen with a valid passport.

- You must have a clear travel plan and financial means to support your stay in Hungary.

- You need to show proof of accommodation, travel insurance, and financial stability.

- You should ensure that all the required documents are submitted correctly.

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So, once you've got the lowdown on the different types of visas, what they want from you, and how to fill out those forms, take time to prepare for your travel insurance. Remember, getting travel insurance is just as essential as your visa to ensure your trip is stress-free and enjoyable. Check out ACKO for comprehensive travel insurance plans with an affordable rate to cover trip cancellations, baggage, passport loss and many others. 

Till then, have a safe trip!

Frequently Asked Questions
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Here are some frequently asked questions related to Hungary visas for Indians.


Do Indians require a visa to enter Hungary?

Yes, Indian citizens need to apply for a Schengen visa to enter Hungary.

Can I travel to other Schengen countries with my Hungary Schengen visa?

Yes, you can visit all the 26 countries that fall under the Schengen area with a Hungary Schengen visa. 

Can I get a multiple-entry Hungary tourist visa?

Yes, you can get a multiple-entry tourist visa. Do mention it in your visa application. 

How many months before the trip should I apply for a Hungarian visa?

You can apply for a Hungary visa from India for around 30 days before your travel, but at most 3 months.

Is it mandatory for Indians to get travel insurance for Hungary visas?

Travel insurance is required for people with an Indian passport because India is not part of the Schengen area. Because of this, it is best to get travel insurance that you can trust, with policies that fit your needs.

Is it a sticker visa or an Evisa?

Through ACKO, you can apply for a sticker visa.

Is Hungary a Schengen visa?

Yes, Hungary is one of the 26 countries that make up the Schengen area.

How much is the Hungary visa fee?

If you apply through ACKO, a multi-entry visa will cost you around INR 4,697*. However, the prices are subject to change.