About Us Consular Services

                            Consular services                        

 Please note that Embassy has not hired any agent/service provider for any of the consular services. We take applications directly from the applicant, therefore, please do not approach any agent for any of the consular matters.

Timings: Applications are received between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon, Wednesday and Thursday. Please book your appointment here: https://www.eoibudapest.gov.in/page/appointment-for-visa-consular-passport/.

Normal processing time is three working days. 

Documents can be collected between 4pm to 5pm, Monday to Thursday.

Mandatory documents for Consular Services

Please always bring  copies and original of following documents along with two recent passport size colour photographs:

1. Passport 2. Hungarian Identity Card 3. Hungarian Residence Permit 4. Employment Certificate/Student Certificate 


Attestation of documents
Commercial documents for import/export purposes are attested after these are attested by the Hungarian chamber of commerce and the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Fees for documents required in connection with import from India are HUF 6650 (Hungarian Forint Six Thousand Two Hundred) per document and fees for exports to India are HUF 15950(Hungarian Forint Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred) per document.

Bachelorhood Certificate

A Certificate of bachelorhood/single-status/eligibility to get married can be issued by a competent court/ SDM having jurisdiction of the area of the residential address of the applicant. This can be in the form of a certificate/ affidavit notarized by SDM which is required to be counter-attested by the Home Department of the State concerned. Thereafter, it is to be attested/apostilled by the Attestation Section of the Consular, Passport & Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.  For details please log on to http://mea.gov.in/apostille.htm

Please note that Embassy is not authorised to issue "No objection to Marriage" or "Bachelorhood Certficate".

Re-issue of International Driving Permit

International Driving Permit (IDP) helps the Indian nationals to drive vehicle which is allowed to drive as per Indian Driving License, in foreign country which are the signatory of Geneva Convention on Road Traffic, 1949. Indian national residing abroad can now apply for re-issue of International Driving Permit (IDP) at the Embassy. The procedure to be followed is as below:

• The applicant has to visit Embassy, after taking prior appointment, and must bring along one recent photograph, original and color photocopies of passport, residence permit, address card, expired IDP and valid Indian Driving Licence.  

• A receipt will be issued by the Embassy after accepting the application. The fee for the service will be HUF 4500/-.

• Thereafter, the applicant has to apply for fresh issue of IDP through the portal www.parivahan.gov.in uploading the documents including the receipt issued by the Embassy.

• On verifying the online application, the licensing authority in India will issue new IDP and will send by courier directly to the applicant’s address.

Note: Embassy's role is limited to issuance of receipt mentioned above, for all enquiries please visit www.parivahan.gov.in

Note: Additional fee of HUF 800/- is applicable with every consular application for ICWF

Other services 
Other consular services available include Police Clearance Certificates for specific purposes, attestation of civil and legal documents, attestation of educational certificates of Indian students resident in Hungary, issue of birth certificates to children of Indian nationals borne in Hungary, etc. Specific query may be obtained from Consular officer (email:- cons.budapest@mea.gov.in).

Fee Schedule

Consular Fee wef 01 April 2024

Registration of Indian nationals
All Indian nationals are advised to register themselves with the Indian Embassy. This will facilitate better interaction with the Embassy and would also prove useful in rendering faster consular services.

  Holders of all Indian hand-written passports are kindly requested to get a new Machine-Readable Passport as the hand-written ones would not be valid for travel beyond November 2014.

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An “Open House” on the first Monday of every month from 1500 hrs – 1630 hrs will be held at the Embassy. Any person with a petition or unresolved issue, including consular or visa issues, that he/she would like to raise, is welcome to attend the “Open House” as scheduled above. In case the Embassy is closed on that day due to an official holiday, then the Open House will be held the following day at the same time.

The issues may also be brought to the attention by email, which can be sent on the email ID: cons.budapest@mea.gov.in

EMERGENCY ISSUES (for Indian nationals only):

In the case of emergency or distress either of the following number can be contacted:

  •  Mobile: +36305154192
Do not call the emergency number for consular appointments or consular queries.