On January 31, 2020, a new Presidential Proclamation (“Presidential Proclamation 9983”) was issued which added to the ongoing travel restrictions of P.P. 9645 by expanding them to the nationals of six additional countries. The restrictions only apply to immigrant visas and/or diversity visas, not nonimmigrant visas. More information is available at this link.


Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus:

Any individuals with pending consular appointments who (1) were physically present within the People’s Republic of China, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within the last 14 days, (2) are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or (3) believe they have may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, are strongly encouraged to postpone their appointments by at least 14 days.  There is no fee to change an appointment and visa application fees are valid for one year in the country where the fee was paid. For questions about rescheduling a pending consular appointment, please send an email to support-hungary@ustraveldocs.com for specific guidance.  Information concerning rescheduling a pending consular appointment is also available athttp://cdn.ustraveldocs.com/hu/hu-niv-appointmentschedule.asp.

Important notice: We ask applicants who do not speak English or Hungarian to bring a translator to the U.S. Embassy for their visa interview. The name, date of birth and passport or ID number of the translator should be reported to the Embassy with at least two days before the interview date, through the U.S. Visa Information Service at support-hungary@ustraveldocs.com.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Hungary. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Budapest.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Hungary.