It is highly recommended to contact the Embassy of Hungary in your country before you make any travel arrangements.
Visa free entry
On the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (www.konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/visa-waiver-agreements) you can find a list of those countries whose citizens are exempted from the visa obligation if they are travelling to Hungary and hold a valid travel document entitling them to visa-free travel. However, three-five days after entering the country, they need to contact the Immigration Office in Szeged and apply for their residence permit. Furthermore, it is recommended to ask the Hungarian Embassy for confirmation of the information posted on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at www.konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/en
Student Visa required
Students from outside of the Schengen Treaty Area have to hand in their visa application to their local Hungarian Embassy or Consulate. Please note that the period of the Student Visa procedure takes a minimum of 30 calendar days. In order to start the procedure of applying for the Student Visa, the Embassy concerned requires the student to submit valid passport . Three-five days after entering Hungary, students need to contact the Immigration Office in Szeged Hungary and apply for their residence permit. For details regarding the visa application and downloading the application form please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at www.konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/en
The Hungarian Embassy may require a certificate that your place is reserved including information on the credited tuition fee, health isnurance and temporary accomodation.These certificates must be requested from the relevant Faculties.