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Immigration Office

OFFICE OF IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY


Name: Regional Directorate of Northern Lowland (Észak-alföldi Regionális Igazgatóság)
Specialization: Refugee Affairs, Aliens Policing
Function: customer service office
Address: 4033 Debrecen, Sámsoni út 149
Web: http://www.bmbah.hu/
Phone number: 00 36 52 503 840
Fax: 00 36 52 503 841

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU HAVE TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT IN ADVANCE!
(http://www.bmbah.hu, Appointment booking)

OFFICE HOURS

Monday 08.30-12.30
Tuesday 13.00-16.00
Wednesday 08.30-12.30
Thursday 13.00-17.30
Friday 08.30-12.30

HOW TO GET THERE

  1. Bus 10, 10A, 10Y (from Egyetem Square to Széchenyi St.)
  2. Bus 19 (from Széchenyi St. to Sámsoni St.)
Click here for bus timetables!

CHEKLIST

The following checklist includes all the necessary documents that you must obtain before you go to the Office of Immigration and Nationality in Debrecen. Please make sure that you have all of them.

Students who cannot enter Hungary without a visa
  • Passport
  • Passport size photo (stamped on the backside by the Hungarian Consulate)
  • Documentation of your residential background:
    • Address registration form signed by owner
    • “Adatlap a tartózkodási engedély kiadásához” (please do not stick your photo on)

Downloads

Data sheet for Residence Permit
For renewal of Residence Permit
How to book appointment online


Non-EEA citizen students who can enter Hungary without a visa
  • Passport
  • Passport size photo
  • 18,000 HUF in fee stamps (“illetékbélyeg” – available at any post office)
  • Certificate of your student status
  • Certificate of admission
  • Certificate of enrollment (you will get this at the Educational Office after registration)
  • Valid student ID card
  • Health insurance for the whole stay in Hungary
  • Documentation of your residential background:
    • Certificate of accommodation in the student hostel
    • If you are the owner of the real estate, the ownership certificate
    • Lease contract or any other agreement about your accommodation (containing the expiration date and the amount of rental fee)
    • Contract or statement providing accommodation by courtesy
  • Documentation of your financial background:
  • A written declaration explaining your financial circumstances: the source, amount, currency and regularity of your income
  • If you have a Hungarian bank account: history of debits and credits on this account at least for the previous 6 months
  • If you have access to a foreign bank account: history of debits and credits on this account at least for the previous 6 months
  • If you receive cash via money transfer: all currency exchange statements and spot cash statements within a 6 month time period
  • It is worth collecting all money-related documents to avoid complications (bank account certificate, transfer history, money exchange receipts, payout/ATM receipts)
  • Proof of ability to leave Hungary:
    • Valid ticket or reservation
    • Amount of money to buy a ticket put in deposit in your bank account
  • Forms to be filled in:
  • “Accommodation reporting form for third country nationals” (with the signature of the person or the dormitory providing your accommodation)
  • “Application for residence permit for the purpose of studies”, but do not stick on your photo

Students from EEA countries (member of the EU and Lichtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland)

  • Passport or ID card
  • 1000 HUF in fee stamps (“illetékbélyeg” – available at any post office)
  • Health insurance card
  • Certificate of your student status (you get this after registration at the University)
  • Documentation of your residential background:
    • Certificate of accommodation in a student hostel
    • the ownership certificate
    • Lease contract or any other agreement about your accommodation (containing the expiration date and the amount of rental fee)
    • Contract or statement providing accommodation by courtesy
  • Documentation of your financial background:
    • scholarship / student loan certificate (Current Lånekassen / CSN / LÍN statement)
    • your own bank account certificate / transfer history
    • money exchange receipts / payout (ATM) receipts
    • cash via money transfer (e.g.: Western Uninon) certificates
  • Form to be filled in
  • “Form for issuing registration certificate and reporting accommodation”
Downloads

Accommodation reporting form for third country nationals
Form for issuing registration certificate and reporting accommodation