Hungarian Citizenship

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New immigration law in Hungary leaves Citizenship Act intact

A new immigration law took effect in Hungary on January 1, 2024, but it has no bearing on Hungarian citizenship applications, which are governed by a different law. Therefore, individuals contemplating Hungarian citizenship can proceed with their planned processes.

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Hungarian Nobel Prize winners

Hungary has given the world several Nobel Prize winners, who each contributed to making the world a better place through their significant contributions to science and art. Unfortunately, many of them achieved their successes while working outside Hungary. Some of them were not born in Hungary, but are considered Hungarian due to their upbringing and ancestry.

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What to expect at the Hungarian citizenship exam?

When you apply for Hungarian citizenship through regular naturalization, you need to pass an exam as part of the application procedure. During this Hungarian citizenship exam, applicants must demonstrate how well they know the history of Hungary and how public administration works.

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The cake of Hungary

20 August is one of the most important national holidays in Hungary. First and foremost, it celebrates the foundation of Hungary, for which it has been dubbed as the birthday of Hungary. As such, it is just natural that the event needs an official cake of Hungary – which is selected yearly.

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Hungarian people in the U.S. eligible for Hungarian citizenship

Currently more than 1.4 million people living in the U.S. consider themselves Hungarian. Thanks to the Citizenship Act of Hungary, most of them are eligible for Hungarian citizenship, and with that, for a passport that grants visa-free travel to 185 countries around the world.

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Join our free webinar on Hungarian citizenship on 27 June 2023

Do you have questions about how you could gain Hungarian citizenship? Now is your chance to ask an expert. Join a session with one of our experts on YouTube, ask your questions in the chat module, and learn everything you want to know.

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Regular naturalization in Hungary

Naturalization is the official term for obtaining citizenship. The more ties you have to Hungary, the sooner and easier you can become a citizen. However, eventually you become eligible even if your only tie is living here; that is when we talk about regular naturalization.

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Ballagás: the Hungarian take on the high school graduation ceremony

Graduating from high school is a big milestone in life, which has to be celebrated. Of course, Hungarians have their own way of doing it: in a formal event, when students tour the school building together one last time, and then they are congratulated by their teachers, family, and friends. Read on to learn how that works.

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How much time does it take to become an EU citizen by descent?

If you are looking for an EU passport, you might start by taking a look at your family tree. Many EU countries offer citizenship if one or more of your ancestors were local citizens. The procedure varies country by country, meaning not only requirements but also processing time.

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Citizenship check: Can my Hungarian citizenship be revoked?

If you were not born a Hungarian citizen but acquired Hungarian citizenship through naturalization, the short answer is: yes, your Hungarian citizenship can be revoked. However, that can happen only under special conditions. If you did everything correctly, and especially if you live in Hungary, you have very little to worry about during a citizenship check.

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