Netherlands Worldwide

Applying for a Schengen visa for the Netherlands in Hungary

You don’t need a Schengen visa for the Netherlands if you live in Hungary. If you don’t live in Hungary, find out what you can do.

I live in Hungary

You don’t need a Schengen visa for the Netherlands if:

  1. you are a Hungarian national
  2. you live in Hungary and have a valid Hungarian residence permit
  3. you are in Hungary and already have a valid Schengen visa

You will need other documents to travel to the Netherlands. The checklist for travelling to the Netherlands tells you which documents you need and what goods you can and cannot bring with you.

Check what you need to travel to the Netherlands

I don’t live in Hungary

Choose your situation to find out if you need a visa.

If you need a Schengen visa, follow the steps below to apply at the embassy.

Step 1: Check before applying

Before starting your application, check whether you need a visa for the Netherlands and, if so, where you can apply for it.

Step 2: Gather the documents you need

You need several documents to apply for a Schengen visa. Which ones you need depends on your purpose of travel.

Step 3: Make an appointment

Once you have all the documents you need for your Schengen visa application, make an appointment at the embassy. You can apply for your visa up to 6 months ahead of your trip. Apply no later than 45 days before your trip.

Step 4: Go to your appointment

Go to your appointment at the embassy, and bring all the documents on your checklist from step 2 with you, plus the checklist itself.

See the address of the embassy in Hungary

Step 5: Collect your passport

You’ll receive an email once your application has been processed and you can collect your passport. The email won’t say whether your application was successful. If your application was approved, the visa will be affixed to a page in your passport.

Step 6: Prepare for your trip

With your Schengen visa you can travel to the Netherlands or another Schengen country. You must show the visa upon departure and arrival.

Border control may also ask you for other documents. Find out what other documents you need in the checklist for travelling to the Netherlands.

Check what you need for travel to the Netherlands


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.