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.