As a rule the Hungarian Embassy’s Consular Section in Ankara only accepts applications from non-Turkish citizens in possession of a valid residence permit issued by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.

There are some exemptions to this rule (eg: if there is no visa-issuing Hungarian Consulate in the applicant’s country and Hungary hasn’t got a visa representation agreement with another Schengen Member State. Click here for the representation agreements. On the web-site of the visa center deatailed information are available on the visa application process. Please note that some conditions, especially length of the visa procedure may differ considerably for non-Turkish citizens (processing of visa applications of non-Turkish citizens may last up to 30 working days).

Non-Turkish citizens who wish to apply for a visa should also make an appointment with Orange Visa Center.

Non-Turkish citizens, especially holders of service, special or diplomatic passports should check the list of visa waiver agreements if they need a visa to travel to Hungary. (The list only contains general information).

Travellers are highly recommended to contact the Embassy of Hungary accerdited to their country before departure.