Verifying the purpose of residence

The purpose of the stay is an important aspect of residency in Hungary for third-country nationals.  It is not only required by law to justify the purpose of entry and stay but from a practical point of view it is essential for choosing the right forms to submit.

Attaching a birth certificate is reasonable for family reunification purposes but that would be of no use proving employment relationship. In this article we provide some insight into the most commonly accepted documents.

  1. Residence permit for the purpose of family reunification

– birth certificate

– marriage certificate

– adoption document

 

  1. Residence permit for the purpose of study

– a certificate of admission

– certificate of student status issued by the institute

 

  1. Student mobility residence permit and student mobility certificate

– agreement with the Hungarian higher education institution

– certificate of admission

 

  1. Residence permit for the purpose of traineeship

– training agreement with the host entity

– diploma

– certificate of student status

 

  1. Residence permit for the purpose of jog searching or entrepreneurship

– a certificate of registration by the competent government employment agency

– a duly signed statement made out by a business association registered in Hungary verifying that the third-country national is scheduled to enter into employment within three months following the date of submission of the application

– company registration application registered by the court of registry as received, showing the third-country national as the company’s managing director or member having the right to represent the company

 

  1. Residence permit for the purpose of employment

– prior agreement with a view to entering into an employment relationship

– contract of employment

 

  1. Residence permit for the pursuit of gainful activity

– agency, license or service agreement where the applicant concludes the contract as private individual

– business plan in regard of the planned economic activity

– private entrepreneurial license;

– private entrepreneur registry number;

– small-scale agricultural producer’s licence

 

8.Residence permit for the purpose of intra-corporate transfer and permit for long term mobility

– contract of employment

– letter of authorization

– certificate of incorporation (proving that the Hungarian host entity and the company established in a third country belong to the same company or group of companies)

 

  1. Residence permit for the purpose of seasonal employment

– prior agreement with a view to entering into an employment relationship

– contract of employment

 

  1. Residence permit for official purposes

– a statement from the host institution

– a certificate issued by the Ministry of Human Capacities/ the higher educational institution

– a certificate issued by the minister responsible for education

– certificate of accreditation issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

  1. Residence permit for the purpose of visit

– letter of invitation with official endorsement

 

  1. Residence permit for the purpose of research

– hosting agreement between the applicant and an accredited research organisation

– certificate issued by the minister in charge of education/the higher educational institution

– long-term visa for official purposes

 

  1. Residence permit for the purpose of medical treatment

– formal statement from the host medical facility on the medical treatment provided

– an official document proving family relations (for accompanying family members)

Disclaimer: We provide our services in accordance with the Hungarian and European laws in effect. We assist our clients only in lawful entry and residency in Hungary and we do not support illegal immigration.

Dobos István attorney at law (ügyvéd; Budapest)/ Kőhidi Ákos attorney at law (ügyvéd; Győr) / Laczó Barbara

E: office@doboskohidi.eu

Phone / Whatsapp: +36303088151 / + 36305866162

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