2017. October 23., Monday

Residence permit

Students from EU countries and EEA are obliged to declare their address (latest within 15 days after arrival!)


If you are an EU or EEA citizen, you need the following:


  1. School certificate for 1-6 year students | for preparatory course students
  2. Bank account (in Hungary)
  3. Rental contract. It should be signed by the owner(s) of the flat | download form
  4. Health insurance
  5. Procedural fee of 1500 HUF payable in deed stamps. (ILLETÉKBÉLYEG)
  6. 2 passport-size photos
  7. Application form for EU and EEA students | for non-EU students
  8. Passport / ID copy


Non-EU Students have to arrive with a "D5" student visa which is valid for 365 days. In this case you have to declare your address at the Police within 15 days of your arrival (documents needed: copy of your passport, rental contract, declaration of address, document proving that your landlord is the owner of the flat). Keep in mind the expiry date of your visa!


If you are not an EU citizen, you need the following:


  1. D-5 visa.
  2. Passport (valid for at least a year)
  3. School certificate
  4. Certificates proving that you are able to cover your expenses in Hungary. You need:
  • Bank statement showing you have sufficient (for your cost of living) hard currency on your account. Make sure it is not a HUF account!
  • You should exchange some USD into HUF. The receipts should bear your name.
  1. Rental contract. It should be signed by the owner(s) of the flat | download form
  2. Declaration of address signed by the owner(s) of the flat. (SZÁLLÁSBEJELENTO LAP).
  3. Document proving that your landlord is the owner of the flat (TULAJDONI LAP not older than 30 days).
  4. Procedural fee of 5000 HUF payable in deed stamps (ILLETÉKBÉLYEG). (The stamps are available at post offices).
  5. 2 passport-size photos
  6. Application form
  7. Health Insurance


Immigration Office (Szeged, Londoni krt. 15.)

Reception Hours


For EU and EEA students

  • Mon: -
  • Tue: 13.00 - 16.00
  • Wed: 8.30 - 12.30
  • Thu: 13.00 - 17.30
  • Fri: 8.30 - 12.30

Reception hours for collecting the Residence Permit:

  • Tue: 8.30 - 12.30
  • Wed: 13.00 - 16.00


For non-EU students

  • Mon: -
  • Tue: 8.30 - 12.30
  • Wed: 13.00 - 16.00
  • Thu: 8.30 - 12.30
  • Fri: -


Reception hours for collecting the Residence Permit:

  • Tue: 8.30 - 12.30
  • Wed: 13.00 - 16.00

SZTE Experience


Nazrin_BakirovaNazrin Bakirova- International Economy and Business

I came from a city where young women have recently successfully fought against the mentality that had not allowed them to go to study abroad.5 years ago families were extremely protective over their daughters, but nowadays it has been changed into a new perception which allows girls to have the freedom to choose their way of life: career and personal development.


Christopher_SolamanChristopher Solaman - Faculty of Arts - German Studies

The Student life here is buzzing with hundreds of international students from all around the world. What I love in here is that you bump into students everywhere, from both Hungary and all around the world, and that despite our differences we are kinda accepted in town. I looked University of Szeged up on the internet and, when I saw that this was called the city of sunshine, it became clear in my mind that it would be the place, where I wanted to be as an Erasmus student. Szeged was far beyond my expectations, and I am glad to be able to admire the beauty of this city. The nature itself has the power to calm me down, so the Botanic Garden of the University is a special place to me.

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