International Moving From NYC To Hungary

If you are gearing up for a move to Hungary, you need to consider calling professionals for help. Sea & Air International is an international company that can help you move from point A to point B with ease. There are many forms of information and documents you will need to obtain before you go. We can help.

Sea & Air International Can Help You Move 

International Moving From NYC To Hungary

When you are ready to make an international move, we can help you throughout the process. There are many steps that you have to take and a lot of documents you need to gather together. If you are taking a vehicle or pet with you, too, there is even more to get done. Here are a few examples of the items that you will need:

  • Packing List
  • Bank Guarantee 
  • Resident Permit
  • Work Permit
  • Registration Card
  • Passport
  • Vehicle Registration Card
  • Pet Health and Vaccination Record
  • And More

There are also lists of prohibited and restricted items to bring with you. We can help you and make sure that you are aware of any items you cannot bring. The last thing you need is trouble once you get there. Sea & Air International can also offer you a climate-controlled storage unit if you leave items behind. 

Sea & Air Can Move You To Hungary

Hungary is a country that is located in Europe. The population is roughly around 9 million residents, and the capital is Budapest. Did you know that Hungary is the hometown birthplace of many famous people? The inventor of the Rubik’s cube was born in this country, and the famous magician, Harry Houdini. 

You can find many great places to dine and enjoy a great meal. There are many sculptures and other structural buildings to see. Sea & Air International can help you make a smooth transition into your new international location. 

Commonly Asked Questions

Are you curious about some of the steps you need to take to move to Hungary? Or maybe you want to know more about our services. Either way, we are happy to help. Feel free to contact us at any time and get the information you need.

How Long Does It Take To Be A Resident Of Hungary?

In order to be considered a resident of Hungary, you have to have residence there for at least 3 years. Once you have done that, you can then apply for a National Permanent Residence Permit.

How Do You Obtain A Work Visa?

There are a few steps that you need to take in order to obtain a work visa, such as:

  • Fill Out The Application
  • Have A Valid Passport
  • Up-To-Date Passport Photos
  • Prospective Employer Reference Letter
  • Roof Of Sufficient Funds
  • Certified Employment Contract
  • And A Few More Documents

Let Sea & Air International Help You

International moves are a big deal, and we can help you through the process. Call Sea & Air International to get the help you need to make the process as smooth as it can be. We can help you move to Hungary or another foreign country.

Customs Information

Foreign Citizens working in Hungary, employed by a Hungarian company:

All documents must be in Hungarian

Original Bank Guarantee (special document from the employing firm’s bank)
Visa for a long period of stay in Hungary (from the Hungarian Embassy)
Passport (copy)
Residence Permit (original) – To be issued in Hungary in advance
Copy of rental or buying contract
Work Permit (original) – To be issued in Hungary in advance
Inventory – itemized, valued, dated, signed, and in Hungarian. List brand names and serial numbers of all electronic equipment
Photographs of any paintings or antiques
Power of Attorney (original with two witnesses’ signatures and in Hungarian)
Letter from Customer authorizing Destination Agent to clear the shipment
Guarantee Letter from Customer’s employer stating they will pay duties if Customer sells the imported items or does not export these items
Letter from the client’s employer in Hungary or the client’s residence

Returning Hungarian Citizens:
Inventory in Hungarian (list brand names and serial numbers of electrical appliances)
Photographs of any paintings or antiques

Used household goods and personal effects are duty-free for:
Foreign citizens employed by a Hungarian company provided their Hungarian Residence Permit is valid
Diplomats must provide a Certificate acquired by the related Embassy
Returning Hungarian citizens may import household goods and personal items duty-free depending on how long they have lived out of Hungary

Plants may be imported if accompanied by a health certificate
Goods imported into the country must be exported on departure; they may not be sold or given away

Customs clearance is a lengthy process and may take several days. Only temporary clearance is performed at the time of arrival, and final clearance can be done at the residence a few months later. This will result in additional charges.
Medicines need a doctor’s written confirmation that it is necessary for the treatment of the customer

Wine and spirits
Clients have the possibility to import:
1 liter of alcohol – like whisky, gin, vodka, etc.
1 liter of wine
5 liter of beer
Tea, coffee, cocoa, and all kinds of spices except for paprika powder

Weapons and explosives
Drugs and narcotics
Pornographic or obscene material
Radio transmitters

Vehicles can be imported duty-free if equipped with a catalysator on a temporary basis as long as the Customer’s Hungarian Residence Permit is valid Vehicles four (4) years old or older can not be imported unless they pass an environmental examination (cost billed to Customer) U.S. made cars may need technical modification

After the vehicle clears Customs, the owner is issued a Hungarian Registration number, and the car can be driven in all the states in Europe

Documents required:
Invoice or value-declaration signed by customer
Copy of Passport, Work Permit, and Residence Permit
Original Registration Papers
Liability Insurance (not offered by insurance companies for U.S.-made cars)
Hungarian Power of Attorney (original with two witnesses’ signatures)
Bank Guarantee
Copy of Drivers License

A valid Veterinary Certificate from the origin country is required

Making a false or misleading statement to the Authorities is an offense and may involve heavy penalties. Drug trafficking is against the law, and severe penalties apply.

Important: This information is intended for general guidance. Sea & Air International cannot, however, take responsibility for any errors or omissions or for any loss or damage that may occur from its use. As such, it is advisable to contact the nearest Australian customs office for full and current information prior to importation.

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