[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.


2.7 How can I collect my passport?

The passports can be collected when you are notified online on your personal account page and by sms. Passports can be collected in TLScontact visa application centres during the opening hours to the public.

Passport self-pick up Please provide the following documents if you would like to retrieve the passport by yourself:

  • visa application checklist
  • the original identity card
  • a copy of your identity card

Passport pick-up by a representative A representative may retrieve your passport on your behalf. The representative must provide:

Please kindly note that passports which have not been collected from TLScontact within a period of 3 months after the return date from the Consular Authority to TLScontact Visa Centre will be returned to the Consular Authority.

Courier pass-back service You may have your passport returned to you by express delivery service; it will be sent directly to the address you have specified. Please click hereto check the service availability.