You can ask for a copy of a Hungarian birth / marriage / death certificate at the Consulate.
Who can request the service?
The application may be submitted by a Hungarian citizen / person born in Hungary / direct descendant (in the case of a deceased person), or by someone who has an official power of attorney.
Documents to be submitted
- A valid passport/ ID of the applicant / authorized representative and a copy of it
- Electronically completed and printed, but not signed application form
In addition, in the case of a power of attorney:
- The original power of attorney completed and signed by the authorisor
- A copy of a valid passport of the applicant
The issuance of a deceased person's document may be requested only by a person who can prove beyond doubt that the requested certificate is of someone who is already deceased AND that s/he is a direct descendant of the deceased.
Method of submission
The application has to be submitted in person after prior appointment. For information on booking an appointment, please see our "General Information - appointments" page.
Duration of procedure
The service is free of charge.