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Introduction of Mandatory Biometric Enrolment for Visa Applicants

Biometric enrolment will now be mandatory for all visa applicants.

Biometric enrolment will involve capture of facial and finger print data.

Exemptions from Biometric enrolment will be allowed in the following cases only:

(i) Holders of Diplomatic and Official/Service passports

(ii) Age of applicant is under 12 years or more than 70 years.

Biometric enrolment would be conducted during the process of submission of visa application at visa counter between 1000 to 1200 hours from Monday to Thursday.

Personal presence of applicants for all the visa categories would be mandatory at the time of submission of visa application at Embassy of India, Budapest.


E-visa has been introduced for Hungarian Passport holders with effect from 15.08.2015 and holders of Bosnia and Herzegovina passports with effect from 26.02.2016.  e-Visa has 3 sub-categories i.e., e-Tourist visa, e-Business Visa and e-Medical visa. The validity of e-Visa will be 60 days from the date of arrival in India. Double entry is permitted on e-Tourist Visa and e-Business Visa. Triple entry will be permitted on e-Medical Visa. This facility is in addition to the existing Regular Visa services (see below). For more information about E-Visa click here.

 Hírek: új E-tourista vízum kerül bevezetésre 2015 augusztus 15-t?l. További információkért 
kattintson ide.

News: New appointment calendar system for Visa, Passport and Consular services has been introduced on 15th December 2015. Before coming Embassy please book your appointment online through Embassy’s website on Visa/Passport section. For more information 
click here.

Hírek: új id?pontfoglalási rendszer lett létrehozva a vízum, útlevél és egyéb konzuli ügyek intézésre 2015 december 15-t?l. További információkért kérem kattintson ide.

REGULAR VISA SERVICES (Before coming Embassy please book your appointment online through Embassy’s website on Visa/Passport section.)

A vízum kérelmez?ket kérjük, hogy 2012 június 28-tól az új hivatalos központi webloldalon kérvényezzék vízumukat: http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa Miután online benyújtották a vízumkérelmet, kérjük, hogy azt kinyomtatva 24 óra múlva a következ? munkanapon (hétf?-csüt) hozzák magukkal a Követségre. Ezúton szeretnénk felhívni figyelmüket arra, hogy Követségünk nem vállal felel?sséget a vízum feldolgozásának id?igénye miatt bekövetkezett esetleges utazási késésekért. Ezért kérjük, hogy a vízum igényüket id?ben legyenek szívesek beadni!  Továbbá szeretnénk felhívni a figyelmüket arra, hogy a vízum érvényességének id?tartama a beadás id?pontjától indul.
Továbbá szeretnénk figyelmükbe ajánlani, hogy bankkártyás fizetést nem áll módunkban fogadni. Csak el?re kiszámolt készpénzben (forintban) tudjuk átvenni a szolgáltatások összegét.Szíves megértését köszönjük!Lakcímkártya és személyi igazolvány fénymásolat is szükséges!


REGULAR VISA SERVICES  (Before coming Embassy please book your appointment online through Embassy’s website on Visa/Passport section.)

Please note that the Embassy has introduced an Online Regular Visa System. Applicants are requested to visithttp://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa to apply for visa w.e.f. from 28-06-2012. Once application has been submitted online, a printout is to be taken of the same and book the online appointment through this websiteand bring the visa application to the Embassy  with the required document and original passport. Embassy of India in Budapest cannot be held responsible for any delays in travel due to the time of processing (mentioned below) of Visa application. Therefore you are kindly requested to submit your visa applications in time!Please also note that the validity of VISA will start from the date of application submission in Embassy and NOT from the date of travel.  
Furthermore we would like to inform you that bank cards (VISA/MASTERCARD/etc) are not accepted and payment should be done in cash in Hungarian Forints in a pre-calculated amount. Applicants are requested to bring the exact amount of the visa fee because of Change (Fractional money) problem. Thank you for your understanding! 


Regular Visa Services Offered & Fee Structure

 Tourist Visa
Documents requiredFilled online application form
– 2 photographs (5×5 cm, one to be pasted in VISA Application form, and one attached with the Application. Please ensure that photographs are of good quality on hard paper photo card).
– Confirmed both-way air ticket with one copy
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Photocopy of Confirmed Hotel Booking in India. (If the person will stay in India  with friends/family members then Invitation letter and Copy of passport/Address certificate of Indian person should be enclosed.)
– proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable) 
Processing time (For Hungarian Nationals)minimum 3 working days-Applicants are advised to apply at -least 7 working days prior to departure
For Foreign Nationals15 working days
FeeHUF 30,800/- Single/Multiple entry upto One year (Please note that the Visa fee may vary for Citizen other than Hungarian and Bosian. Please see below for other nationals visa fee structure.) 
Notes:Normally single entry visa will be issued, in case double entry visa is required please attach proof of visit to neighboring countries of India, during the tenure of visa.

 Business Visa
Documents requiredFilled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Invitation letter from concerned Indian business company/organization
– Employment Certificate from Hungarian Company
– Confirmed both-way air ticket with one copy
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Photocopy of Confirmed Hotel Booking in India (If the person will stay in India  with friends/family members then Invitation letter and Copy of Passport/Address certificate of Indian person should be enclosed.)
– proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)Business Visa will be granted to Hungarian/Bosnian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian/Bosnian are advised to apply Business visa from their native country in case they have been resident in Hungary/Bosnia less than two years.
Processing time (For Hungarian Nationals)minimum 3 working days-Applicants are advised to apply atleast 10 days prior to departure
For Foreign Nationals15 working days
FeeHUF 36800/- Up to One-year Business Visa (Please note that the Visa fee may vary for Citizen other than Hungarian and Bosian. Please see below for other nationals visa fee structure.) 

 Conference Visa
Documents requiredFilled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Invitation letter (by name) from Indian organizers- Employment Certificate from Hungarian Organization.- Clearance letter from the State/Central Government, MHA & MEA for the Conference.
– Confirmed both-way air ticket with one copy
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat- Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolvány másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of Hotel Booking in India
-Visas for international conferences on certain subjects, as decided by the Government of India from time to time, can be issued only after clearance for the conference is received from various agencies of Government of India. The organizers of the conference  are required to obtain prior clearances from nodal agencies, Ministry concerned of the Central/state governments, the Central Ministries of Home and External Affairs. These approvals are to be conveyed to the Embassy and to the applicants who should include them with their applications.–Conference Visa will be granted to Hungarian/Bosnian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian/Bosnian are advised to apply Conference visa from their native country in case they have been resident in Hungary/Bosnia less than two years.
– proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)
Processing timeMinimum 3 weeks
FeeHUF 26100/-
Employment  Visa
Documents requiredFilled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– An appointment letter,
– contract letter,
– applicant’s resume-Documentary proof of educational qualifications and professional expertise.
– proof that the organization offering employment is registered in India .
– Letter of introduction & No-objection from Hungarian/Bosnian Organization
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of accommodation in India
– Employment Visa will be granted to Hungarian/Bosnian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian/Bosnian are advised to apply Employment visa from their native country in case they have been resident in Hungary/Bosnia less than two years.
– proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)
Processing timeMinimum 6 weeks
FeeHUF 36,800/- (for six month) and HUF 60,800 for one year period. (Please note that the Visa fee may vary for Citizen other than Hungarian and Bosian.) 

 Transit Visa
Documents requiredFilled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Valid visa for destination after India
– Confirmed onward air tickets
– Application not before one week of departure.
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
Processing time3 working days
For Foreign Nationals15 working days
FeeHUF 6800/- 

 Student Visa
Documents requiredFilled Visa Form
– 3 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Original Provisional admission letter from concerned recognized educational institution in India
– duly attested Educational Transcripts
– Financial guarantee from parents/legal guardians of applicant
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of accommodation in India
– proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)
Processing time3 weeks
FeeHUF 26100/-

 Research Visa
Documents required– 4 sets of filled in Research Visa Form
– 4 photographs, photocopy of passport (please see Tourist Visa)
– 4 sets of enclosures Affiliation Certificate from concerned recognized Indian institution- Approval of Ministry of Human Resources Development (Department of Education), New Delhi, should accompany the visa application. The validity of the visa would coincide with the research period.
– Project details
– itinerary
– Provisional admission letter
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of accommodation in India
– proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)
Processing timeapproximately 3 to 6 weeks
FeeHUF 26100/- up to six month
HUF 36800/- up to one year

 Journalist Visa
Documents requiredJournalist visa is given to professional journalists and photographers for up to three months’ stay in India. (If you are intending to make a documentary in India, kindly contact Information/Culture Wing of the Embassy)– Resume with letter of introduction from Hungarian Organisation
– Journalist Visa will be granted to Hungarian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian are advised to apply Journalist visa from their native country.
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Photocopy of Hotel Booking in India
– Original passport with Photocopy of Passport
– proof of availability of sufficient funds to meet expenses during his/her stay in India (letter from the applicant’s bank to the effect will be acceptable)
Processing time6 weeks
FeeHUF 26100/- 

 Transfer Visa
 Transfer of long term issued Visas from old to new passports.
Processing time3 working days.
FeeHUF 2300/- 


                               REVISION OF VISA FEE w.e.f. 01.04.2017

         The following visa fees structure are applicable for Hungarian, Bosnian and all countries except those with which we have bilateral arrangements (Please see below of those countries). The revised visa fee structure is effective from April 1, 2017.

Sl No.Visa Type/Duration/Entries
Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
1.TOURIST VISAS (T) 
Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry30,800
 More  than 1  year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry60,800
2.Business Visas (B*)                                                                                       
Up to 1 year/single or Multiple Entry                36800
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry75800
3.ENTRY VISAS (X) 
Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry          26100
More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry36800
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry60,800
4.Employment (E) and Project (P) Visas** 
 Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry          36800
More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry60,800
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry90,800
5.Student Visas (S) 
 Valid for the duration of the course or 5 years, whichever is less/Multiple Entry26100
6.Medical Visas (MED) and Medical Attendant Visas (MED X) 
 Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry          26100
 More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry
36800
7.Conference Visas (C) 
 Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry
26100
8.Journalist Visas (J) 
 Up to 6 months/Single (or Double Entry with HOM’s approval)
26100
9.Research Visa (R) 
 Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry          26100
 More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry36800
 More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry
60,800
10.Missionary Visa (M) 
 Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry          26100
More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry36800
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry60,800
11.Mountaineering Visa (MX) 
 Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry          26100
 More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry36800
12.Intern Visa  (I) 
 Up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry
26100
13.Film Visa (F) 
 Up to 1 year/ Single or  Multiple Entry(Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)
 
36800
14.Transit Visa 
 Up to 15 days/ Single or Double Entry6800


                                     Special Visa Fee Categories:–

In view of the existing bilateral agreements/arrangements, visa fee in respect of following countries will be as follows:-

 (a) Singaporean Nationals:-

Visa Type/Duration/Entries
for  Singaporean National
Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
TOURIST VISAS (T)  Up to 6 months / Multiple Entry
8300
All other type of visaVisa fee same as mentioned for all countries + 800 HUF

   (b)  Japanese Nationals: –

 Visa Type/Duration/Entries
for  Japanese National
Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Transit Visa1100
All other types of visas3200

(C)       U.K. Nationals:    The   fee for U.K. nationals for different types of visas will be as follows:-      

Visa Type/Duration/Entries
for  U.K. Nationals
Revised Visa Fee  in HUF
Tourist visa up to 1 Year (S/M Entry)49500
Tourist visa valid for 1 year to 5 years (Multiple Entry)146100
Business visa up to 1 Year (S/M Entry)73500
Business visa valid for 1 year to 5 years (Multiple Entry)218700
Entry Visa up to 1 year (S/M Entry)49500
Entry visa valid for 1 year to 5 years (Multiple Entry)146100
Student Visa up to 5 years (M/Entry)69700
Medical Visa up to 1 year (M/Entry)39700
Research Visa up to 3 years or duration of course (whichever is less)69700
Employment visa up to 6 months138800
Employment visa up to 1 year150800
Employment visa more than 1 year180200
Transfer of Visa51000
Transit Visa27400
Business visa issued same day (excluding visa fee)65600
Emergency visa charges27700

 (d)           Nigerian Nationals:-        

Visa Type/Duration/Entries
 
for  Nigerian National
Revised Visa Fee
(in HUF)
All  types of visas75800

(e)    USA Nationals:  

Visa Type/Duration/Entries
for  US National
Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Tourist Visa up to 10 years validity30,800
Business visa fee
 Up to One Year
48800
Business Visa up to
 5/10 years validity
81800
Visa fee for all other type of visas except Tourist and Business visa for US NationalSame as mentioned for all countries + 6800 HUF

  (f)       Ukrainian Nationals:-

Visa Type/Duration/Entries
for  Ukrainian Nationals
Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Transit Visa 15 days (Single/Double Entry)26300
Tourist visa up to 1 Year (S/M Entry)30800
Student Visa less than 5 years (M/Entry)26300
Business visa less than 1 Year (S/D/M Entry)39800
Business visa 1 to 5 years (S/D/M Entry)75800
Employment Visa less than 6 months36800
Employment visa less than 1 year60800
Employment visa less than 5 year90800
All other types of visas i.e. Entry, Conference, Journalists etc. 

Less than 6 months26300
less than 1 year39800
less than 5 year60800
Emergency Visa Fee26300

 (g)  Russian National:-

For all types of visasRevised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Single Entry12800
Double Entry27800
Multiple Entry36800
Transfer of Valid Visa12800

  (h)  Sri Lankan National:–

Visa Type/Duration/Entries
for  Sri Lankan Nationals
Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Transit Visa 15 days (Single/Double Entry)4000
Tourist Visa:-
               30 days (Double Entry)5600
               90 days (Single Entry)5600
               90 days (Double Entry)8400
               6 months (D/M Entry)8400
Entry Visa 1 year Multiple8400
Business Visa:
                30 days (Multiple Entry)8400
                90 days (Single Entry)9100
                90 days (Multiple Entry)12800
               6 months (Multiple Entry)24800
                1 year (Multiple Entry)24800
               5 years (Multiple Entry)36800
Employment Visa
1 year (Multiple Entry)
48200
Student Visa for institutions covered by bilateral agreement:
                 1 Year13800
                 More than 1 year25200
Student Visa for institutions not covered by bilateral agreement:25200

  (i) Mozambique Nationals:-  

Visa Type/Duration/Entries
for  Mozambique Nationals
Revised Visa Fee after rounding off in HUF
Tourist Visa:-
Single Entry24800
                  Single Entry-Urgent45800
                 Multiple Entry66800
                 Multiple Entry-Urgent90800
Business Visa/Employment Visa 
GRATIS(As an LDC Country)
All other types of Visa (Except Transit and Student visa)
up to 6 months66800
up to 6 months (in Emergency)90800
                       up to 1 year90800
up to 1 year  ( in Emergency)90800
                       up to 5 year90800
up to 5 year  ( in Emergency)90800

(j)     Visa Fee for Pakistani national:– 

PAKISTANI NATIONALVISA fee
Revised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Visa fee for Pakistani national for all type of VISA1300

                             GRATIS Business & Employment Visas for LDCs countries:-

As conveyed Ministry’s circular message dated 14.12.2015, Business and Employment Visas to the applicants from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to be issued on GRATIS basis. However, the service fee for the outsourcing company and ICWF fee will continue to be charged from the Business and Employment Visa applicants as well. The List of 48 LDCs is here Business and Employment Visa Fee Waiver to Least Developed Countries

Transfer of Visa:– Transfer of Indian visa from old Passport to new passport is given below:-

Visa Service TypeRevised Visa Fee (in HUF)
Transfer of Visa fee2300 

Gratis Visa:In view of the existing bilateral agreement/arrangements, all types of visas should be issued gratis to the nationals of  Afghanistan,  Bangladesh, DPR Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia and South Africa. Only Business, Tourist and Transit visas are to be issued on GRATIS to the national of Argentina. Similarly, only TouristVisas are to be issued on GRATIS basis to the nationals of Uruguay.

Visa free Countries:-Nationals of Nepal an Bhutan do not require visa to enter India.

BUSINESS VISA FEE TO BE CHARGED FROM NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES ON RECIPROCAL BASIS

Sl No.CountryRevised Visa Fee (in HUF)
1.USA                               
Up to One Year48800
More than one year up to  Five year
81800
2.ECUADOR                                                                                
  Up to One Year72800
More than one year up to  Five year
96800
3.NEW ZEALAND          
Up to One Year39800
More than one year up to  Five year
75800
4.FRANCE                      
Up to One Year50300
More than one year up to  Five year
75800
5.AUSTRALIA                
Up to One Year65300
More than one year up to  Five year
89300
6.CZECH REPUBLIC 
Up to One Year57800
More than one year up to  Five year
81800
7.IRAN                              
 Up to One Year83300
 More than one year up to  Five year
107300
8.IRELAND                     
 Up to One Year60800
 More than one year up to  Five year
84800
9.PHILIPPINES              
 Up to One Year66800
 More than one year up to  Five year
90800
10.POLAND                      
 Up to One Year44300
 More than one year up to  Five year
75800
11.SAUDI ARABIA           
 Up to One Year65300
 More than one year up to  Five year
89300
12.THAILAND 
 Up to One Year60800
 More than one year up to  Five year
84800
13.U.A.E. 
 Up to One Year125300
 More than one year up to  Five year
149300
    

EMPLOYMENT VISA FEES TO BE CHARGES FROM NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES ON RECIPROCAL BASIS

Sl No.CountryRevised Visa Fee in HUF
1.CANADA                      
Up to Six months45800
Up to One Year60800
More than one year up to  Five year
90800
2.IRELAND                     
Up to Six months48800
Up to One Year60800
More than one year up to  Five year
90800
3.FRANCE                      
Up to Six months41300
Up to One Year60800
More than one year up to  Five year
90800
4.DENMARK                   
Up to Six months38300
Up to One Year60800
More than one year up to  Five year
90800
5.AUSTRALIA 
Up to Six months54800
Up to One Year66800
More than one year up to  Five year
90800
6.   NEW ZEALAND       
Up to Six months44300
Up to One Year60800
More than one year up to  Five year
90800
7.THAILAND                   
Up to Six months48800
Up to One Year60800
More than one year up to  Five year
90800
8.UAE                               
Up to Six months113300
Up to One Year125300
More than one year up to  Five year
149300
9.ISRAEL                         
Up to Six months300800
Up to One Year312800
More than one year up to  Five year
336800
10.IRAN                              
Up to Six months71300
Up to One Year83300
More than one year up to  Five year
107300

Notes:
i) Non-Hungarian Nationals, holding Hungarian Residence Permits applying for tourist or short term visas should submit an additional HUF 2800/- for reference to be made with the Indian Mission in their countries of origin/permanent residence (Processing time: 15 working days)
ii)  One Photograph should be pasted on application forms and all other required documents should be stapled in one bunch along-with the application form. Second photo to be attached with a clip. Loose documents will not be accepted.
iii) Please put your signature properly in two places: one below the photograph, and another at the end of the application.
iv) For types of visa not mentioned above please contact Consular Department of the Embassy (Email:- consular@indianembassy.hu)
v) Emergency visas are granted in case of a genuine emergency like death or illness of a blood relation, subject to production of proof and confirmed air tickets. The charges for issuing an emergency visa will be HUF4620/- in addition to visa fees as applicable. You may wish to enquire from the concerned officer about arrangements for such emergency service. The decision of the Consular Officer in this matter shall be final.
vi) Fee charged will not be refunded in any case including refusal of the visa.
vii) Original passport valid for at least six months with at least two blank pages should be accepted.

viii) Carrying satellite phones by foreigners into India is banned.

ix)  Holders of Travel Document for Refugee are requested to not to book air ticket in advance.

Visa Section Working Hours

Monday-Thursday

Submitting of Application: 1000 to 1200 hrs

Collection of Visa: 1600 to 1700 hrs


Remarks: Care has been taken to provide updated information. However, the above information/requirements can change from time to time. Processing time refers to the number of working days required for a normal visa application.



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