The Embassy of the Republic of Hungary in the UAE is pleased to announce the opening of its Visa Application Centre operated by VFS GCC LLC in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

For Prospective Applicants

If you wish to apply for a visa for Hungary, we strongly recommend that you read the information on this site. The provided guidelines will help you prepare your application as accurately as possible and prevent any processing delays.

Applications can be submitted only with a prior appointment scheduled through this web site. Kindly book your appointment using the Schedule an appointment link for a successful submission.

Note: Applicants are free to apply only within 90 days of their date of travel.

How to Apply

Step 1 : Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centre.
Step 2 : Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long it will take to process your application, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy. Please go to the link “All about Your Visas” to understand details of various visas.
Step 3 : Complete your visa application form or download it here and affix your photograph.
Step 4: Attach all supporting documents required as per checklist. Make sure your application is complete. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Step 5: Schedule an appointment (Mandatory Appointment)
You will need to make a mandate appointment to visit the visa application centre in Abu Dhabi/ Dubai to submit your visa application. Please see the Book an Appointment page on this website for more information on how to make an appointment.
If you need to change your appointment, please remember to cancel your original appointment.
Please email us at incase you face any issues while scheduling your appointment or call us at 00971 (04) 2055650 for further assistance
The following details will be required
  • Passport Number
  • DOB
  • Title
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Contact Number
  • Applicant’s Email
  • Visa Category
Step 6 Organize payment of the visa fees in the form of cash in AED.  The Visa and service fee with any VAS payment can be paid at the Visa application centre in cash.
Step 7 Submit your application at the VFS center in Abu Dhabi or Dubai.

After submission of documents at the Visa Application Centre, you can also check the status of your application online, by providing the unique VAC Reference Number and passport number. (VAC Reference Number can be found in the invoice-cum-receipt provided at the Visa Application Centre at the time of submission.

If you have availed the SMS tracking service, you will receive SMS and email alerts, once the processed application is couriered or is ready for collection at the Visa Application Centre. These alerts will be received on the mobile number and email address provided while submitting the visa application.

You may also track your application here

Please note that the time for passport collection is from 09:00 to 17:00 from Sunday to Thursday, except weekends and holidays.

During the passport collection at the Visa Application Centre it is required to provide the following:
  • Original payment receipt that was provided by the officer during documents submission.
  • Original Emirates ID card
Representatives/agents/consultants collecting the passport at the counter will have to provide an authority letter from the applicant clearly stating the name of person & agency authorizing them to collect the passport on their behalf.

If you have opted for courier delivery and receive the passport outside of the Visa Application Centre, please be ready to provide the following documents:

  1. Original payment receipt
  2. Document confirming your identity

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