Hungarian passport

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Hungarian passport
Front cover of a contemporary Hungarian biometric passport. The word in Hungarian for "Passport", "Útlevél", literally means "Road letter"
Front cover of a contemporary Hungarian biometric passport. The word in Hungarian for "Passport", "Útlevél", literally means "Road letter"
The data page of a contemporary Hungarian biometric passport
The data page of a contemporary Hungarian biometric passport
Date first issuedAugust 29, 2006 (biometric passports)
Issued by Hungary
Valid inAll countries (as per page 1[1])
Type of documentPassport
PurposeIdentification
Eligibility requirementsHungarian citizenship
Expiration10 years after issuance
 
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Hungarian passport
Front cover of a contemporary Hungarian biometric passport. The word in Hungarian for "Passport", "Útlevél", literally means "Road letter"
Front cover of a contemporary Hungarian biometric passport. The word in Hungarian for "Passport", "Útlevél", literally means "Road letter"
The data page of a contemporary Hungarian biometric passport
The data page of a contemporary Hungarian biometric passport
Date first issuedAugust 29, 2006 (biometric passports)
Issued by Hungary
Valid inAll countries (as per page 1[1])
Type of documentPassport
PurposeIdentification
Eligibility requirementsHungarian citizenship
Expiration10 years after issuance

Hungarian passports are issued to Hungarian citizens for international travel by The Central Data Processing, Registration and Election Office of the Hungarian Ministry of the Interior.

Contents

Types

Personal
Ordinary passports issued to citizens valid for two, five, or ten years.
Official
Diplomatic
Service
Foreign service
Seamen service

Physical appearance

Hungarian diplomatic passport

As of 29 August 2006, regular Hungarian EU passports are burgundy red in colour (before a navy blue color was in use), with the Hungarian coat of arms emblazoned in the center of the front cover. The words "útlevél" (passport, or more literally, Roadletter) inscribed below the coat of arms and "Európai Unió" (European Union), "Magyar Köztársaság " (Republic of Hungary) above. The new biometric Hungarian passport has the standard biometric symbol at the bottom.

The visa pages have musical notes of the National Hymn visible in UV light. The identity information page contains the title and the first eight lines of the National Anthem in the author's handwriting embossed.

Identity information page

The Hungarian passport includes the following data:

The information page ends with the Machine Readable Zone.

Languages

The data page/information page is printed in Hungarian, English and French; translation in all other official languages of the E.U. is present elsewhere in the passport.

See also

References

External links