Obtaining a Certificate of Good Conduct

How can I apply for the certificate?

You can apply in person at the representation in whose consular district you reside or during one of our extramural consular days.

Please note that due to the extremely sensitive nature of the data we are in no position to accept applications from intermediaries or representatives, e.g. immigration consultants or lawyers.


How much does the certificate and its translation cost?

The consular fee in case of applications in person or mailed in applications is 68 USD or 85 USD in case of applications submitted at an extramural consular day. If you require an official English translation prepared by the Embassy, the fee is 119 USD or 136 USD in case of an application submitted at an extramural consular day.

All fees are payable only by debit or credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, Discover).


Which form do I need to fill out?

The form can be downloaded from this linkEnglish instructions  will aid you in filling out the Hungarian form. Please complete the form in block letters in accordance with the rules of Hungarian language.

Please indicate if you require an official English translation of the Hungarian certificate. 


What documents need to be attached?

  • A valid photo ID.
  • Please provide a prepaid, self-addressed, trackable return envelope.
  • Provide your phone and e-mail contacts.


How can I schedule an appointment?

You can ask an appointment directly through our Date Reservation System on the following website: https://ifr.mfa.gov.hu