EMPLOYING FOREIGN WORKERS IN HUNGARY
Employers sometimes need to hire foreign labor when there is a shortage of available Hungarian workers to fill certain jobs. If you are a Hungarian employer, you can hire foreign candidates to meet your labour needs when you can't find Hungarian or permanent residents to fill job vacancies. Under certain conditions, the Hungarian immigration law may allow a Hungarian employer to hire a foreign employee for the vacant positions. If you’re recruiting for your business, you’ll want to make sure new hires are authorized to work in the Hungary.
WHAT YOU CAN DO IF A PROSPECTIVE HIRE DOESN'T HAVE WORK AUTHORIZATION
If a worker you want to hire doesn’t have the necessary authorization, you may be able to help him or her get it. The rules and procedures for obtaining work authorization for foreign workers can seem formidably complex and difficult, but we can do all the necessary paper works for you. Our staff can arrange all immigration proceedings for you. Bureaucracy and paperwork are kept to a minimum. We can help to obtain the Tax ("adókártya") and Social Security ("Taj kártya" numbers too.
For every Residence Permit for the Purpose of Employment" ( "Work Permit") application, the applicant:
has to have an accommodation in Hungary
has to verify the exit from Hungary after the residency is over
Except as provided for by law, an application for a residence permit may be submitted to any consulate officer of Hungary, or at any other place authorized to accept applications for residence permit located in the country where the applicant’s permanent or temporary residence is located, or in the country of the applicant’s nationality. Our staff can prepare all the necessary documents, send it to the applicant. The applicant only has to file them at the consulate and wait for the decision.
We appreciate that Immigration Law can seem complex and confusing – if you would like us to help you with an application.This or you would like some general advice, contact us by email or by phone + 36 1 492 0009. We will not charge you anything the first consultation!