Business Immigration Services
Immigration to Hungary
Immigration is built upon a system of complex and difficult legal rules. It is difficult for non-experts to fully understand the law and identify the best immigration strategy to pursue. VJT & Partners’ immigration lawyers handle all aspects of business immigration cases, advising medium to high-net worth foreign individuals and multinational corporations.
Hungary’s immigration policy makes a number of immigration options available to third-country nationals seeking temporary or permanent residence in Hungary. In line with current trends, both the EU and Hungary want to attract new investors by offering them various benefits and incentives.
In an attempt to encourage foreign investment in Hungary, the Government aims to provide new benefits and has preferential immigration categories for business investors.
Benefits of Hungarian Residency
Situated in the heart of Europe, Hungary’s location and mild climate offers its residents an active, varied and an affordable lifestyle. In addition, the post-secondary education has a reputation for its high quality, with Hungarian degrees widely accepted across the EU. Hungarian residents are allowed free-movement. The costs of acquiring immigration residence permits are relatively low in Hungary and have a large number of benefits.
This is highlighted by the recently adopted new act allowing for medium and high net worth 'investor residency' in Hungary. This offers permanent residency under preferential conditions for non-EU nationals willing to invest into government residency bonds. Read more about the Investor Residency Bond Program
Hungarian Business Entrepreneur Residency ProgramThe Hungarian Business Entrepreneur Program offers non-EU nationals the possibility to set up business in Hungary, through which they can obtain Hungarian temporary residence permit. This program can be favourable for many non-EU nationals as the temporary residence permit may be obtained under preferential conditions: the company registration procedure is fast and simple in Hungary, and the necessary amount of initial investment is considerably low as compared to other EU countries.
VJT & Partners is committed to providing an outstanding immigration service for business migrants, including professionals, self-employed entrepreneurs and investors. It is also committed to helping multinational corporations in their implementation of immigration strategies for both executive and regular employees, among others.
Immigration lawyers at VJT & Partners include a number of experts in this field, with experience in tailoring solutions to the individual needs and circumstances of the client. We have the courage to develop new creative solutions to solve even in the most difficult immigration cases. We offer a wide range of services and advise clients on all aspects of business immigration to Hungary, including, but not limited to, the following:
- obtaining work permits for foreign personnel assigned to a Hungarian affiliated company
- advising on filing for Schengen short-term stay visas, EU Blue Card, Hungarian temporary, permanent residency and EU permanent residency, Hungarian citizenship.
Immigration is a fast-evolving field of law. We constantly monitor Hungarian immigration law and keep all of our clients up to date with new developments, adapting our advice according to new rules.
Main Contact: János Tamás Varga
János Tamás has developed real expertise and experience across a wide range of practices, transactions and legal matters with cross-border elements over the last 15 years.
Contact Person: Gábor Hacsi
During his years of legal practise, Gabor has advised a number of foreign clients in various legal matters. He was involved in immigration matters aiming at acquiring residence permits, Schengen visa, Hungarian ID documents etc. and he also provided legal assistance in dealing with the Hungarian national health insurance organization on behalf of our foreign clients wishing to reside in Hungary.
+36 1 501 9900
Contact Person: Nóra Zsebesi
Nóra advises clients on immigration matters such as resident permit or citizenship issues. Her experience also covers employment matters i.e. advising on work permits, employment agreements, termination notices and termination agreements.
+36 1 501 9900
Contact Person: Barbara Szabó
Barbara advises clients on immigration matters such as resident permit or citizenship issues.
+36 1 501 9900
The article is written by Tamás Wiedemann, appeared in the Hungarian daily newspaper "Magyar Nemzet" on 13th November 2012. English translation by Barbara Szabó.
VJT & Partners’ Managing Partner Quoted in The Times Regarding the Hungarian Residency Bond Programme
Article in The Times
The Moscow Times includes comments from János Tamás Varga in an article about the new Hungarian Residency Bonds
Article in The Moscow Times