[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.


2.6 What are the special requirements for minor applicants?

About self-presence If the minor needs to enroll his/her biometric data during the application, he/she has to come in person, please click here for more information.

Please note that minors are not allowed to submit applications by themselves, they must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

In the case of representative is not the parent or the legal guardian of the minor, the representative must present an authorization letter signed by one of the parents or the legal guardian. Please click here to download.

About signature on minor applicant’s passport For passports of underage applicants the following rules apply: For the applicant under 10 years old, the passport does not need to be signed. For the applicant above 10 years old (including 10), the passport has to be only signed by the minor.

It is not allowed for the parents or guardians to sign the underage applicant’s passport. If the parents or legal guardians sign in the applicant’s passport, this passport cannot be used anymore to apply for a Schengen visa for Hungary.