A visa is only a preliminary permission for entry, which does not automatically authorize its bearer to enter the country. The traveller may be requested to provide proof of the conditions of his entry and stay in Hungary and in case of non-compliance, travellers may be returned from the border.

Applicants are required to provide biometric identifiers, such as their photograph and, above 12 years of age, ten fingerprints. Applicants who already provided fingerprints of acceptable quality within the past 59 months are exempt from this obligation.

For general information, before applying please consult:

The application form for Schengen visa can be downloaded from:


I.) Application process

You may apply for a Schengen Visa (C) at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Hungary in 2 cases:

1) If Hungary is the purpose of your visit (main destination in the Schengen area);

2) If you plan to visit several countries along with Hungary, then Hungary must be the country of the first entry and the number of days in Hungary must be equal to the number of days in other countries.

To fix an appointment for a Schengen “C” visa application, please use our on-line booking system at and come to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Hungary on the given date and time to apply for visa. Irrespective of age, every applicant must fix an appointment. 30 minutes are distributed for the application process of each applicant.

The Applicant should personally submit his/her documents at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Hungary. Fingerprints of the applicant will be taken during the submission of documents.

The Applicant should submit his/her documents at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Hungary in the following order:

1. application form

2. copy of ID (national identification card)

3. copy of passport

4. school reference (if necessary)

5. marriage certificate, in English with notary approval (if necessary)

6. work reference

7. bank reference for the last 3-6 months

8. paid hotel booking

9. paid return ticket

10. copy of travel insurance

Applications shall be submitted within 3 months, but no later than 15 days before the planned departure to the Schengen area. Decision on applications shall be taken within 15 calendar days of admission, unless the extension of this deadline becomes necessary due to missing documents or supplementary document submission.

II.) Visa fee

Visa fee for applicants with Azerbaijani citizenship over 12 years old is 35 EURO. Visa fee is waived in the following cases: children under 12 years old, pensioners and other people who receive social benefits and present official reference about it from the State Social Protection Fund under the Ministry of Labor and the Population’s Protection of AR (if not in English - with notary confirmed translation into English language).

Visa fee is also NOT required in the following cases:

  1. In case of invitation of parents by their children or children by their parents who have permanent or temporary residence in Hungary (see detailed information on the 7th clause of “The list of documents required for the short-term Schengen visa (C) application with the purpose – Visit);
  2. In case of support letter from relevant Sports Federations of Hungary and Azerbaijan;
  3. In case of invitation from international intergovernmental organizations, certain state structures of Hungary, as well as conferences or trainings supported by the Council of Europe and the European Union.   

Visa fee is 90 EURO for citizens of countries which do NOT have a visa facilitation agreement with the European Union. For 6-12 years old children from countries which do NOT have a visa facilitation agreement with the European Union, the visa fee is 45 EURO.

After submission of the documents, the applicant will receive a cheque for payment of visa fee. The visa fee payment can be done ONLY at the Head Office of Azerbaijan International Bank located at Nizami str. 67. The applicant must present payment receipt to the Consular Section on the same day.

III. Where else to apply for Hungarian Schengen visa?

The BLS Hungarian Visa Center in Baku is an authorized external service provider receiving Schengen visa application on behalf of Hungary.

Address:  24 Neftchilar Ave, Baku AZ1000  (Dalga Plaza)

Phone: +994 12 5041218




V.) Appeal procedure in case of refusal:

In case of refusal, every applicant has the right to appeal the decision. You can find the detailed information under Procedure of Appeal in the consular information of our website.