Recovery from coronavirus* 25%
Peak date*: 9/20/2020

This page contains information about the current situation with COVID-19 recovery in Hungary.

Last update: 2020-09-25T00:00:00.0000000

Entry Restrictions

Entry from EU+ countries is generally not allowed without a special reason. Citizens of Czechia, Poland and Slovakia are allowed to enter Hungary if they show a negative coronavirus test not older than five days.

EU+ comprises EU Member States plus Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City State and the Republic of San Marino.

Travelling from Hungary or returning to Hungary

Hungarian citizens returning from abroad are obliged to stay in home quarantine for 10 days from the date of entry. Passengers returning home may be exempted from quarantine if they provide a certificate containing the negative results of two SARS-CoV-2 molecular tests performed in Hungary at two different times, with at least 48 hours between them. The first of the two tests may also be performed in one of the Schengen countries, the United States of America or Canada.
Hungarian citizens may return home from abroad without restrictions if the reason for the trip was a business or economic activity which the Hungarian citizen is able to credibly attest, upon return to Hungary.

The Hungarian Consular Service provides Travel advice per Country (in Hungarian).

Rules and Exceptions

Military convoys and business or diplomatic trips can be exempted from the regulations. Furthermore, exemption may be granted by the police if entry also is for court, administrative, family, health, education or other legitimate reasons and if health screening is negative; however, also exempted people have to self-quarantine. Czech, Slovak or Polish citizens may enter if they provide a negative COVID test not older than five days. The humanitarian corridor for commuters transiting Hungary remains open.
Foreign students will have to produce negative tests to be allowed to study in Hungary.

Find out more:

Consular Services (Hungarian)
Information from Budapest Airport


Documents you need to travel in Europe
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