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Hungary visa requirements for Canadian citizens

Do Canadian citizens need a visa for Hungary?

Canadian citizens do not need a tourist visa when travelling to Hungary in 2024. Canadian passport holders can stay in Hungary for a short period of time (for 90 days). Please, read all the information below to make your trip easy and safe.

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Updated: 06/18/2024.

Entry requirements

visa free

Duration of stay

90 days

Purpose of travel

Tourism

Passport validity for travel to Hungary

Passport must be valid for 3 months on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to Hungary?

Hungary has a current risk level of 2.80 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling to Hungary. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 5 sources.

Safety index is provided by www.travel-advisory.info: 06/17/2024.

Hungary customs rules

Duty-free allowance

When travelling within EU

There are no limits on the amount of alcohol and tobacco a traveller can bring in within the EU. The goods must be for personal use or as a gift and they must have had duty and tax paid in the EU country where they were acquired. Customs officials may require proof of intent if more than all the following is imported.

Tobacco limit

  • Restricted to travellers 17 years and over;
  • 800 cigarettes;
  • 400 cigarillos (max 3g each);
  • 200 cigars;
  • and 1kg smoking tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • Restricted to travellers 17 years and over;
  • 10 litres of spirits over 22%;
  • 20 litres of alcoholic beverages, other than either wine or beer, less than 22% volume;
  • 90 litres of wine (with a maximum 60 litres of sparkling wine);
  • 110 litres of beer.

When travelling from outside the EU

If entering the EU from outside, passengers may bring with them duty-free goods for personal use within the limits set out below. The same applies if coming from the Canary Islands, the Channel Islands, Gibraltar or other territories where EU rules on VAT do not apply.

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 17 years and over travelling by road, rail, or sea. One of the following:

  • 40 cigarettes;
  • 20 cigarillos;
  • 10 cigars;
  • 50g of smoking tobacco;
  • or a proportional combination of these goods (such as 20 cigarettes and 10 cigarillos).

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 17 years and over travelling by air. One of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 100 cigarillos;
  • 50 cigars;
  • 250g of smoking tobacco;
  • or a proportional combination of these goods (such as 100 cigarettes and 50 cigarillos).

Bringing alcohol

Restricted to travellers 17 years and over. One of the following:

  • 1 litre exceeding 22% alcohol volume;
  • or 2 litres up to 22% alcohol volume.

In addition, both of the following:

  • 4 litres of still wine; and
  • 16 litres of beer.

Cash limit

  • There are no restrictions on the importation of currency into the EU.
  • Funds of more than €10,000 must be declared to the customs authorities.

Other Goods free from duty

  • Medicinal products for personal use should be accompanied by a medical certificate and prescription.
  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €430 when travelling by air.
  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €300 when travelling by land or sea.
  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €150 for travellers under 15 years of age.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Hungary page.

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