Hungary joined the Schengen Area on 21 December, 2007. From that time visas and residence permits issued by one of the Schengen Member States are valid also for Hungary, and visas/residence permits issued by Hungarian authorities are - as a general rule - also valid for the entire Schengen Area.
Holders of passports issued by the countries, entities or territories listed in the table below are granted visa-free travel to Hungary. For countries and travel documents not included in the list a visa is required. It is highly recommended to contact the Embassy of Hungary accredited to your country.