Hungary Residency Bond Program

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Program Summary

The newest and the most attractive investment residency program in Europe provides an exceptional opportunity for getting permanent residence in an EU and Schengen member state. In exchange for a € 300,000 government guaranteed investment, applicants can obtain permanent resident permits within a few months.

Qualifications / Investment Options

The Investor Residency Bond Program doesn’t have any set criteria for applicants in terms of personal net worth or management experience.Â

The statutory procedure for accepted foreign direct investment in the Investor Residency Bond Program includes the purchase of special Hungarian government bonds in the amount of €300,000 with a maturity of five years. At maturity, the original capital is returned to the investor without accrued interest.

Residency Obligation: There is no physical residency obligation, however applicants are required to maintain a residential address in Hungary for the period of their temporary residence permit.


    • Visa-free travel throughout the Schengen zone.
    • Government-approved investment in bonds;
    • Special exemption from physical residence;
    • Fast application process. All qualifying applicants receive a Hungarian ID for temporary residency (TR) in less than three months, giving them the right to travel freely throughout the Schengen zone.
    • A straitforward application process for the main applicant and all qualifying family members, without a required trip to


  • Permanent residency just six months after receiving TR cards;
  • Inclusion of dependents under 18 at the time of PR application approval;
  • A fast-track, hassle-free VIP citizenship option (to be introduced in 2015) with visa-free travel to the USA, Canada and many other attractive location.

Hungary Residency Bond Program

Hungary Residency Bond Program

The process

  • Month 1:

    • File preparation and submission, application fee payment, signing of documents.
    • Investment is authorized, principal applicant wires the qualified investment amount to the authorized agent.
    • The authorized agent issues the Bonds and all required investment-related documents as per its mandate with the Hungarian authorities
  • Month 2:

    • The main applicant and all qualifying family members visit the Hungarian embassy to submit their temporary residence visa applications.
    • The main applicant and each qualifying family member collect their ID cards from the Hungarian embassy (the statutory term for issuance of the cards is up to 2 weeks following submission of the application).
  • Month 8-11:

    • Purchase of Investor Residency Bonds by the authorized agent.
    • Family residence PR application in the Hungarian embassy (not earlier than six months after receiving the temporary residence pertmits).
    • Collection of permanent resident cards (the statutory term for approval of the PR applications is 3 months).

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