Advice on Visa Application for Visitors to Hungary
If you will be traveling to Hungary for up to 90 days and are in need of obtaining a visa, you won’t want to forget to purchase international health insurance that will meet the Schengen visa insurance requirements for Hungary. Hungary is one of 26 countries that is part of the Schengen region; countries that are a member of the Schengen region allow individuals to travel freely within the region on one visa. Other member countries include Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
Many citizens from around the world are allowed to travel inside of the Schengen region for business or tourism with this visa for up to 90 days. If you will need a visa, visa insurance requirements for Hungary that travelers will need to meet include the following:
- The plan must provide at least €30,000 in coverage for illness and injury
- The policy must include repatriation of remains and emergency medical evacuation coverage
- The insurance provider must have an office located in Europe
Before you are issued a Schengen visa, you will need to show proof that you have an international insurance plan that includes the above items. One popular plan option for individuals traveling to Hungary is the Atlas Travel plan. The Atlas Travel plan provides coverage that will meet the minimum visa insurance requirements along with other benefits including acute onset of pre-existing conditions, accidental death and dismemberment, extreme sports and lost checked luggage. Those in need of an insurance plan right away to show that they have adequate coverage are able to receive same day coverage and documentation instantly.
US Dept. of State on US Relations with Hungary:
“Hungary is a member of the European Union (EU), and as a NATO Ally, it partners with the United States on our common goals in Europe, such as stability in the Balkans and Operation Atlantic Resolve, as well as on global challenges beyond Europe. The United States and Hungary have a mutual commitment to reducing the threats posed by terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and supporting human rights, the rule of law, and peace and freedom for all. The two countries are bound together through myriad people-to-people contacts in business, the arts, scholarship, and a host of other exchanges.”
To find out more about purchasing international health insurance that will meet the visa insurance requirements for Hungary, contact one of our licensed agents today for more information.