Information about entry restrictions from 15/07/2020
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Information about entry restrictions from 15/07/2020

With Government Decree 341/2020, the Hungarian government introduced the following tightenings on 15.07.2020. effect:

Depending on the country from which someone enters Hungary, the government has classified the countries into green, yellow and red categories (the classification list is at the end of the e-mail, the countries not included in the list are marked in green).

I.

– a Hungarian citizen and a family member who does not have Hungarian citizenship

– A foreigner and his / her family member entitled to permanent residence in Hungary, if he / she proves this right with a document

– who has a residence permit issued by the immigration authority for a stay of more than 90 days

A) can enter the territory of Hungary without restrictions from a country marked green

B) when entering from a country marked yellow or red if based on the results of a mandatory medical examination

– infection is suspected, the quarantine or home quarantine is ordered by the authority for the person entering

– if no infection is suspected by the medical check, the foreigner must undergo a 14-day quarantine

* if you have a registered address or place of residence in Hungary, under home quarantine

* if you do not have registered address or place of residence in Hungary, in the quarantine designated by the epidemiological authority

A person placed in a home quarantine may request that the quarantine be lifted:

* in the case of entry from the territory of a country marked with yellow, the competent epidemiological authority may allow the quarantined person to take the SARS-CoV-2 test twice, with 48 hours time difference. If the result of the first test is negative, the competent epidemiological authority shall grant an exemption from home quarantine, but the applicant shall also carry out the second test.

* in case of entry from the territory of a country marked with red, the competent epidemiological authority may allow the quarantined person to take the SARS-CoV-2 test twice, with 48 hours time difference. If both tests are negative, the competent epidemiological authority shall grant an exemption from home quarantine.

Upon entry from a country marked with yellow or red, the foreigner shall be exempt from the 14-day quarantine if the entrant during entry:

* provides credible evidence that they have been infected with COVID-19 during the 6 months prior to entry

* certifies with a document issued in Hungarian or English that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus was not detectable in their body based on two tests performed at least with 48 hours time difference within 5 days prior to entry.

II.

Citizens not covered by point I.

A) can enter the territory of Hungary without restrictions from a country marked with green

B) in case of entry from a country marked with a yellow mark, in case based on the results of the mandatory medical examination

– an infection is suspected, they may not enter the territory of Hungary

– if no infection is suspected during the medical check, the foreigners will be subject to a 14-day quarantine or home quarantine designated by the authority

A person placed in a home quarantine may request that the quarantine be lifted:

– the competent epidemiological authority may allow the quarantined person to take the SARS-CoV-2 test twice, with 48 hours time difference. If the result of the first test is negative, the competent epidemiological authority shall grant an exemption from home quarantine, but the applicant shall also carry out the second test.

The foreigner shall be exempt from the 14-day quarantine if the foreigner at the time of entry:

– certifies with an official document issued in Hungarian or English that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus was not detectable in their body based on two tests performed at least with 48 hours time different within 5 days prior to entry.

C) may not enter from a country marked in red

In the case of planned entry from countries marked with yellow and red, an entry permit may be requested for the reasons listed in the regulation or for other appreciable reasons. In this case, in addition to the entry permit, the original document proving the certificate of the appreciable reason must be presented upon entry.

If on the basis of the results of the compulsory health examination

– an infection is suspected, he may not enter the territory of Hungary

– if no infection is suspected during the inspection, the person entering the quarantine will be subject to a 14-day quarantine or home quarantine designated by the authority

A person entered with an entry permit and placed in home quarantine may request the release of the quarantine:

– in the case of entry from the territory of a country marked with yellow, the competent epidemiological authority may allow the quarantined person to take the SARS-CoV-2 test twice, with 48 hours time difference. If the result of the first test is negative, the competent epidemiological authority shall grant an exemption to the domestic quarantine, but the applicant shall also carry out the second test.

– in the case of entry from the territory of a country marked in red, the competent epidemiological authority may allow the quarantined person to take the SARS-CoV-2 test twice, with 48 hours time difference. If both tests are negative, the competent epidemiological authority shall grant an exemption from home quarantine.

III.

A head or employee of a company incorporated in one of the countries marked with yellow or in Hungary may enter into the territory of Hungary without restriction if the company is in association with a company incorporated in another country marked in yellow, from the territory of one of these countries.

IV

Special rules apply

– for those working in the agricultural sector

– for stays not exceeding 24 hours in case of some neighboring states

– for transit

– for international sports events, athletes, sports professionals

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