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[Important Notice]

Dear applicants,

We regret to inform you that TLScontact will no longer be accepting visa applications on behalf of the Hungarian missions in China.

  • Visa Application Centres in Changsha, Guangzhou, Fuzhou, Jinan, Hangzhou, Kunming, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Shenyang, Wuhan and Xi’an will be closing on the 10th of August.
  • Visa Application Centres in Beijing and Shanghai will be closing on the 15th of August.

Receipt of the postal applications has been discontinued. If you have already registered online to apply by post and have paid your fees, please send your application to TLScontact Visa Application Centre as soon as possible.

We advise you to contact the Embassy or Consulates of Hungary in Shanghai and Chongqing in order to receive guidance on where you can lodge your visa application after the closing dates.

All applicants who are currently expecting their passport to be returned from the diplomatic missions will have a possibility to pick up the passport at the TLScontact Visa Application Centres until the 15th of September. If you have purchased courier return service, your passport will be shipped to you.

 

2.2 Can someone else apply for a visa on my behalf?

Personal appearance is mandatory for all visa applicants unless you are exempted from biometric data capturing.

  • Children under 12 years of age. Finger scans are not required.
  • Applicant with previous Schengen visa delivered within 59 months and either bearing the mention ‘VIS’ or issued post October 2015.

If you hold a biometric Schengen visa issued within 59 months, either bearing the mention ‘VIS’ or issued post October 2016, you can :

  1. appear personally (without new biometric data collection)
  2. be represented by a third party who will need to provide on top of your completed application :
    • his/her personal ID (original and photocopy)
    • an authorisation letter from applicant (please click here to download)

If you don’t hold a Schengen visa delivered within 59 months and either bearing the mention ‘VIS’ or issued post October 2016, you can:

  1. appear personally to have your biometric data collected
  2. be represented by an accredited agency, to register and check your application. You will then need to appear personally at TLScontact center to proceed. An appointment will be communicated to you via the agency.

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