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Hungary Travel Restrictions

60.97% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 60.77% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Hungary.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Hungary without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Hungary for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Hungary entry details and exceptions

Foreign nationals who will enter Hungary will be authorized by the Hungarian police agency provided that they have equitable grounds. The application to enter Hungary may be submitted only by electronic means using the relevant electronic forms in Hungarian or English. The original copy of the submitted document must be presented upon entry to the territory of Hungary.

More details in entering Hungary can be found here and on this site.


Outgoing travel to HungaryTravelling from New Zealand to Hungary

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Hungary.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to provide two (2) negative test results with at least 48 hours between them to avoid 10-day quarantine.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Hungary.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Foreign nationals who are permitted to enter Hungary will be subject to medical examination upon entry to Hungary. In the event that the examination determines a suspicion of infection of COVID-19, the passenger may not be permitted to enter the country. Otherwise, travelers will be placed in a quarantine facility wherein they will be isolated for 10 days. In the event that they are able to present two (2) negative tests within 5 days with at least 48 hours difference between the tests, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

Hungarians returning from abroad must go into quarantine for 10 days, or until they can present two negative tests performed two days apart.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form

Not applicable for Hungarian citizens, Travelers entitled for permanent residence in Hungary and Travellers who have a valid residence permit issued by the Aliens Police Authority. Relevant documents must be presented.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Hungary

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Hungary must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Hungary will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Australia, Cook Islands and Niue) must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel in New South Wales and Queensland are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Hungary

Masks:Not required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Hungary without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Hungary.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Hungary without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Hungary.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travelers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Hungary is not required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Hungary are open. Bars in Hungary are open.