Residence permit visa for staying more than 90 days

Every foreign citizen who stays in Hungary for more than 90 days is required to obtain a Hungarian residence permit except for EU and EEA nationals. Hungary issues different types of residence permits based on the purpose of residence (e.g. employment, study, research, family reunification, medical treatment, etc.).

You can only submit your application for residence permit visa at the Embassy of Hungary in Kuala Lumpur if you are a citizen of Malaysia or you are a citizen of another country but you legally reside in Malaysia on a valid long-term pass.  If there is no Hungarian consulate in the country of your nationality or habitual residence, the visa application can be submitted at any Hungarian consulate.

All applications for residence permit visa are processed by the Hungarian immigration office, the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing.


Requirements and application form

Further information, required documents and application forms:

Please note that requirements and application forms may vary depending on the purpose of your residence. For detailed information please read carefully the relevant section under ‘Residence in Hungary’ on the website of the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing.



Residence permit visa applications shall be submitted at the Consular Office in Kuala Lumpur. Address:

The Consular Office does not serve walk-in clients. Appointments for residence permit visa application are only available based on prior booking. Online appointment booking:

Please note that certain types of applications may also be submitted directly to the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing in Hungary or must be submitted online through Enter Hungary website (


Visa fee and processing time

An equivalent of 110 EUR visa fee is applicable for residence permit visa application. Further information: Consular fees

The duration of the visa process may vary depending on the purpose of your residence, usually between 15 and 70 days.