Lost Hungarian Residence Documents

What to do in case of lost Hungarian Residence Permits or Registration Certificates?

Please follow the instructions below in case your Hungarian residence permit or registration certificate is lost, destroyed, damaged or stolen. Kindly inform the Student Center as well in person or via email: studentlife@ceu.edu.

 

RESIDENCE PERMITS (NON-EEA NATIONALS)

1) Report the case to the Police:

  • If you lose your residence permit outside Hungary, you should report the case to the nearest police station. In order to return to Hungary, you need to contact the closest Hungarian Embassy or Consulate to request a Certificate.

2) Visit the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing for Student Residence Permits and apply for a replacement residence permit.

Address:                            1135 Budapest, Szegedi út 35-37.

Business hours:               Monday: 7:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Tuesday: 12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.,

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.,

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Checklist:

-          Police Report

-          Valid Passport

-          Passport size photo

-          Application fee: 10.000 HUF, payable by bank card on the spot

-          Completed Application Form for a replacement residence permit: http://bmbah.hu/images/Formanyomtatvany_OIF_angol/bejelentesi_kotelezettseg_obligation/Replacement_residence_permit_or_permanent_residence_permit.pdf

 

More information on the legislation: http://bmbah.hu/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=543&Itemid=1291&lang=en#.

 

REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES (EEA NATIONALS)

1) Report the case to the Police:

  • If you lose your registration card outside Hungary, you should report the case to the nearest Police station.

2) Visit the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing and apply for a replacement registration certificate.

Address:                            1135 Budapest, Szegedi út 35-37.

Business hours:               Monday: 7:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Tuesday: 12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.,

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.,

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 Checklist:

-          Police Report

-          Valid Passport / National ID

-          Passport size photo

-          Application fee: 1.000 HUF, payable by bank card on the spot

-          Completed Application Form for a replacement registration certificate: http://bmbah.hu/images/Formanyomtatvany_OIF_angol/EGT_regig/Replacement_reg._certif._-_res._card_-_perm._res._card.pdf

 

More information on the legislation: http://bmbah.hu/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=541&Itemid=1289&lang=en#.