2020. October 29., Thursday

Registration Card / Residence Permit

Registration Card


Students from EU countries and EEA are obliged to declare their local address (latest within 15 days after the arrival in Hungary!).

 

Documents to be submitted in order to receive a registration card:

Please, make sure to have a copy of all original documents!

  • Application form: “Data sheet to issue registration certificate for EEA Nationals and to notify the first place of residence”
  • School certificate (including information on the payment of the tuition fee)
  • Passport / ID copy
  • Copy of Bank Card
  • “Declaration on financial background”
  • Rental contract. It should be signed by the owner(s) of the flat and by 2 witnesses (Hungarian citizens). The address and the ID card number of the witnesses should also be written on the contract. Please make sure that the rental contract contains the lot number of the property/flat (HELYRAJZI SZÁM) according to the Hungarian Land Administration Office
  • Health insurance
  • A procedural fee of 1000 HUF that can be paid by credit card on spot or by cheque issued by the Immigration Office. (Cheque payment is available at post offices)

 

Residence permit

 

Non-EU or non-EEA students have to arrive with a D/student visa which is valid for 30 days. In this case, you have to declare your local address and submit the required documents (listed below) at the Immigration Office within 3 to 5 days after your arrival:

1. “Adatlap tartózkodási engedély kiadásához” form to be completed

2. If you are arriving with a D/student visa no procedural fee should be paid at the Immigration Office in Szeged.

 

Non-EU or non-EEA students arriving with no visa will receive their residence permit after handing in the following documents:

Please, make sure to have a copy of all original documents!

  • Application form: “Application for Residence Permit” and “INSET 14 (Studies or Student Mobility)
  • School certificate (including information on the payment of the tuition fee)
  • Passport (valid for at least a year)
  • 1 passport-size photo
  • Certificates proving that you are able to cover your expenses in Hungary. For this you need:
    • Bank receipt showing you have enough hard currency on your account (for your cost of living). You have to open an account at a Hungarian bank for this purpose!
    • You will also have to submit a “Supporting Declaration” provided by your parent(s) that they will financially support your studies (bank statement or employer’s certificate).
    • In case you are a scholarship student “Scholarship Certificate” is needed.
  • Rental contract. It should be signed by the owner(s) of the flat and by 2 witnesses (Hungarian citizens). The address and the ID card number of the witnesses should also be written on the contract. Please make sure that the rental contract contains the lot number of the property/flat (HELYRAJZI SZÁM) according to the Hungarian Land Administration Office.*
  • Declaration of address signed by the owner(s) of the flat. (SZÁLLÁSBEJELENTŐ LAP).
  • Health Insurance
  • In case you are not a Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship holder and if you are arriving with no visa the procedural fee is 18000 HUF that can be paid by credit card on spot or by cheque issued by the Immigration Office. (Cheque payment is available at post offices).
  • In case you are not a Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship holder and if you are extending your residence permit the procedural fee is 10000 HUF.

 

If you are extending your residence permit and your address has not changed and your rental contract is for an indefinite time you do not have to submit your contract and the ownership paper.

 

Please note that the request for the extension of residence permit should be submitted 30 days before the expiry date of the old permit. Should you fail to submit your request in time or certify your reasons in case of delay your application will be rejected! Therefore, it is recommended to start the procedure at least 40-45 days before the expiry date of the old permit.

 

The decision is made by the Immigration Office within 70 days. In case of any missing documents, 20-25 days extension can be given by the Immigration Office. It can be extended with an extra 21days by the student’s request. (total max. 45 days).

 

Necessary forms are available at registration, at the Secretariat and at the Immigration Office. Please note that requirements may change.

 

For more information on the length of the process, on accrued rights and obligations and on legal remedy please check the following website.

 

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Students arriving with visa need to go to the central building of the Immigration Office at Londoni körút 15.

 If you want to go to the customer service in the Central University Library, please keep in mind the followings:

  1. You need to book an appointment until 24:00 the day preceding your appointment in the Modulo system (until Tuesday midnight)
  2. After submitting the request, you will need to press the „Print Ticket” button which will generate a pdf file confirming your appointment. You will need to have it with you, so please download it to your mobile device or print it.
  3. Please make sure to keep the schedule.

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