[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.


2.3 What you need to consider when applying through a representative?

Please see Can someone else apply for a visa on my behalf? to confirm if you can apply through a representative.

Please note the following points if you are applying through a representative:

  • The representative must bring the authorization form (please click here to download)duly filled and hand signed by the applicant.
  • This authorization form has to be provided as an original. Copies or faxes are not sufficient. No subsequent alterations are allowed to be made on the filled out form. The applicant’s signature on the form should resemble the applicant’s signature in the passport. The letter cannot be sharable.
  • Applicant’s passport must be signed by the applicant himself. In this regard, please also pay attention to the special regulations concerning applicants who are underage.
  • Representatives are only allowed to sign in place of the applicant during their appointment in the visa application centre on the following documents:

          - Consent forms

          - Application checklist (Schengen application form must be signed by the applicant himself)

  • Applicant’s picture must fully comply with the strict regulations.
  • When the application is submitted through a representative, it is not possible to make new photos in the visa application centre and hand them in during the appointment.
  • It is not possible to complete documents after the application has been submitted. The representative is strongly advised to clarify with the applicant beforehand if the applicant wants to submit the application or withdraw, should the documents be incomplete. Representatives cannot contact the applicant during the appointment in the visa application centre. The use of mobile phones is not permitted in the visa application centre.
  • The representative bears the sole responsibility for the decision about the application’s submission.