Please note that holders of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Macau Special Administrative Region and BN(O) passport holders do not need a visa to visit the Schengen-area as a tourist for up to 90 days every six-month period, provided that no employment is taken. The travel document shall have been issued within the previous 10 years and the validity of the travel document shall last until at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States
What is the Schengen Zone?
It is an area with internal freedom of movement in Europe, comprised by 28 countries, including Hungary. If you intend to travel to European countries, it is likely that you need to enter the Schengen Zone.
What is a short stay in the Schengen Zone?
A short stay is one not exceeding 90 days. A short stay is possible if you are a citizen of a country that is visa-free or if you have applied for and received a visa.
If you wish to stay in Hungary or another Schengen Zone country for longer, you will need a residence permit.
How long can I stay in the Schengen Area?
You are free to visit all these countries during your stay, which shall not exceed 90 days in any given 180-day period. If you have visited Europe recently, you can consult this calculator to see how long you can stay in the Schengen Area on your next trip.
If you are travelling with a Schengen visa, the visa will include the maximum days of stay allowed and any limitations to the countries you can visit.
Do I need a visa?
Find out here. If your country of citizenship and your passport’s type is not on the list, you will need to apply for a Schengen visa.
Where to apply?
Please be advised that the Consulate General of Hungary in Hong Kong does not issue Schengen visa.
In Hong Kong:
For the time being all Schengen visa applications on our behalf are handled by the Netherlands Consulate General in Hong Kong.
For information pertaining to Schengen visa application kindly contact the Consulate General of the Netherlands at:
Suite 3001, 30th Floor, Central plaza,
18 Harbour Road, Wanchai,
Hong Kong SAR, China
Make an appointment via the online appointment system.
For the time being all Schengen visa applications on our behalf are handled by the Consulate-General of Portugal in Macau.
For information pertaining to Schengen visa application kindly contact the Consulate-General of Portugal in Macau at:
45 R. de Pedro Nolasco da Silva,
Macao SAR, China
Phone number: +853 2835 6660