IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT COVID19 REGULATIONS
In order to ensure the smooth operation of the Hungarian economy, from 5 September the Government will allow unrestricted business entry from abroad. The government decree provides for business and business travel as follows..
A 408/2020. (VIII. 30.) the following subheading is added:
„ 6 / A. Provisions for business and business travel 10 / A. § (1) If the purpose of departure from Hungary is an activity for business or economic purposes, the fact of which is proved by the Hungarian citizen upon his return to Hungary, the Hungarian citizen may enter the territory of Hungary without restriction after the departure. (…)
10 / B. § (1) If entry into Hungary is an activity for business or economic purposes, the fact of which is proved by a non-Hungarian citizen upon entry into the territory of Hungary, he may enter the territory of Hungary without restriction. „
Cultural events are subject to the same rules as sporting events
The strict conditions for travel to and from sports events in Hungary also apply to cultural events.
Spectators of international sports events and cultural events held in Hungary can only enter the country if they have a negative PCR test result, have a ticket to the event and undergo a health examination, and are obliged to leave the country within 72 hours of entry.
Foreign PCR test is also accepted by the authorities
The detailed regulations related to tests performed abroad have also changed: in case of entry into Hungary, a PCR test performed in a Schengen member state on one occasion is recognized as equivalent to the domestic test.
422/2020, which entered into force on 5 September. (IX. 4.), in addition to the countries belonging to the Schengen area, the SARS-CoV-2 PCR test performed in the United States of America and Canada will also be accepted, the results of which will be certified by the relevant document in Hungarian or English.
These rules may change at short notice, so please be informed on the government website.