GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO APPLY FOR A SHORT STAY VISA (LESS THAN 90 DAYS)

  • The application may be lodged at least 15 days before the intended departure date (but not more than 3 months before the start of the journey)
  • All applicants should submit application in person
  • Fingerprints and photo need to be taken at the Embassy
  • All supporting documents to be submitted in original and in copy (the original documents will be given back)
  • Visa fee is generally 2.200.000 VND. Needs to be paid with bank card. No refund is possible!
  • All the offical documents must be recent and legalized by the competent Local authorities and Hungarian authorities and must be translated (+ translation legalized)
  • All introductions of false or falsified documents can lead to judicial inquiry

Regardless of the purpose of the visit, all applicants need to submit general documents as follows:

  • A wholly and legibly completed and signed Schengen Visa application form (for Vietnamese form, please click here)
  • Valid passport and its copy (not older than 10 years, the validity of which has to exceed that of the requested visa by at least 3 months, contains 2 empty pages)
  • 1 recent passport-size photo
  • All previous passports in original (if any)
  • For minors travelling with only one parent – a letter of consent from the other parent
  • Copy of ID, birth certificate and family book
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Compulsory travel medical insurance valid for Schengen countries or worldwide with a coverage of at least EURO 30.000 for the whole duration of the stay in Schengen area. Applicants who travel to Schengen area must bring the original insurance policy together wih their passport, as they might be asked to present it on any Schengen border
  • Personal bank account of the applicant of the past 3 months
  • Work/pension/school certificate
  • Flight booking
  • The documents listed above are the basis documents to be submitted in all cases

Additional documents may be requested by the Embassy