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, Tuesday and Thursday. Normal processing time is three working days. Documents can be collected between 4pm to 5pm, Tuesday and Thursday. Please book your appointment here: https://www.eoibudapest.gov.in/page/appointment-for-visa-consular-passport/.

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".

Civil status as per entries in passport can be certified by the Embassy.

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 3800/-.

• 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

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

IAttestation of documents - civil, trade/commercial and real estate/moveable propertyFees in HUF
1 Attestation of affidavits/documents pertaining to sale, purchase, power of attorney, mortgage, transfer, gift, etc. of real estate or moveable properties or issue of a document by a Consular Officer pertaining to such matters.8700
2 Where a Consular Officer draws up or assists in drawing up any document mentioned in 1 above16700
3Attestation of civil documents (affidavits, educational degree, sponsorship certificates, marriage certificates, wills, Power of Attorney etc.4700
4 Where a Consular Officer draws up or assists in the drawing up of any document mentioned in item 3 above as per Consular Manual.8700
5 Attestation of Trade/Commercial documents or issue of any certificate ‘country of origin etc.’ pertaining to exports from foreign country to India.20700
6 Attestation of Trade/Commercial documents or issue of any certificate pertaining to exports from India to a foreign country. •8700

IIMarriage fee

1 Consular Officer solemnizing a marriage, registration of a marriage certificate and a certified copy of the entry(all).20700

IIIFees in respect of merchant shipping

1Attestation of documents pertaining to sale, purchase, mortgage, transfer of vessel or transfer of one's interest in merchant vessel.104500
2 Attestation of other documents pertaining to ship/vessel for issue of a certificate or verification or acceptance of a document or taking any action as per Chapter IX of the Consular Manual on ‘Merchant Shipping’. The Shipping Company (or Captain of vessel on behalf of Company) being applicant/payee of consular fee.20700
3 Attestation of documents of issue of certificates to a sailor as per Chapter IX of the Consular Manual on ‘Merchant Shipping’ (individual sailor being applicant for his individual use).4700
IVFee in respect of other services
1 For administration or distribution, or both of the property situated in country, of the Consular Officer’s residence, of an Indian citizen or any other person, not being a seaman, dying intestate, or if not intestate, when undertaking in the absence of legally competent representative of the deceased in country of his death or a request of legal heirs of deceased living in India as the case may be.103800 or 2.5 percent of estimated value of the property/value whichever is more + 700 
2 If such property is in country of concurrent accreditation of a Consular Officer.411000 or 2.5 percent of estimated value of the property/estate whichever is more + 700

 Issue of succession certificate as laid down in the Consular Manual.2.5 per cent of estimated value of the estate or property + 700
4 Services requiring visits or attendance of a Consular Officer on request of an applicant away from chancery.Officer’s travelling allowance and daily allowance plus HUF 31800  for each visit plus consular fees for service required. The amount ofUSD103 will be converted in the applicable hard currency at the ORE applicable for 1.4.2021, which is mentioned above + 700
5 Attestation of pension papers, life certificate etc. pertaining to pensioners.Gratis
6For affixing Consular Officer’s signature and seal, if required, for declarations of pay or pension.Gratis
7 Other miscellaneous attestations, issue of civil certificates, notarial services as per Consular Manual, not falling within any of above categories, registration of birth & a certified copy of the entry.8700
8 Where Consular Officer draws up or assists in drawing up of any documents pertaining to services mentioned at item 9(A) above.16700
9 Registration of death & a certified copy of the entry with the proviso that HOM/HOP may waive these charges at his discretion.8700
10Cancellation of Indian passport of an Indian national who dies abroad.Gratis

Note: The rates are per attestation and the pages on which Mission/Post’s round seal is affixed will not be charged extra.

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 of Ambassador directly by email, which can be sent on the email ID:amboffice.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