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Hungary - Obtain Identity Card

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  1. To obtain a new ecard, you will need to go to your local municipality.
  2. Complete an application and present supporting identity documents. If you have an expiring ID, present it when you are applying for a new.
  3. Pay the application fee.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed application
  • Valid identity documents

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Interior
Head office: 1051 Budapest, Jzsef Attila utca 2-4
Postal address: 1903 Budapest, Pf.: 314.
Phone: +36-1-441-1000
Fax: 06-1-441-1437
E-mail - customer service: [email protected]
Phone - customer service: +36-1-441-1138



The new electronic ID card will be available for anyone eligible for a Hungarian ID card.


  • Application fee: HUF 5,000
  • When your old ID expires the application fee is HUF 1,500
  • Application will be free of charge for those over the age of 65, under 12, or minors applying for their first ID card. When damaged, a new card will be issued free of charge.


The new electronic ID card is valid for 6 years for citizens over the age of 18 and for 3 years in the case of minors.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

It will take about 8 days for your application for a new id to be processed.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides information on how you can apply for the new Hungarian electronic ID card.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

The new card will merge the current ID card, address card, social security card, and tax card.

External Links[edit]



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