Introduction of the White Card permit for foreign nationals to live in Hungary while working for a company outside of the country
The government of Hungary introduced a new residence permit type called the White Card. The validity of the White Card is limited to a maximum period of one year but may be extended once for one additional year. The White Card can be granted to foreign nationals who meet the following qualifications:
- Hold a work contract in a country other than Hungary; or
- Own a share in a company with a verified profit in a country other than Hungary;?and
- The individual does not pursue any gainful activity while in Hungary and does not hold a share in a Hungarian company
What are the Changes?
The government of Hungary introduced a new residence permit type that will allow foreign nationals to live in Hungary for a one-year period while employed for a company located outside of the country.?
JANUARY 26, 2022
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