Frequently Asked Questions


There are several good quality medical service providers. For more information please see our Useful links section where the best English speaking medical service providers are listed or contact us.

It depends on your employer as well, but obtaining a work permit usually takes 3-5 weeks. For more information please see our Immigration related services section or contact us.

EU citizens can drive with their driving license, but Non-EU citizens can only use their driving license for a given time. Afterwards they need to obtain a Hungarian driving license. Contact us and find out how we can help!

There are several good international schools in Budapest. For more information please see our Useful links section where the best international schools in Budapest are listed or contact us.

There are several grocery items that you can find in the big supermarket such as pancake powder, maple syrup, tacos, but there are also small shops where you can find special spices and organic food.

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It depends on how many children you have and how frequent you would like the babysitter to help out. Contact us and find out how we can help!

We have been working for several years with a number of reliable English speaking cleaning ladies who we can recommend you. Contact us and find out how we can help you!

Absolutely, yes! Whether it is a dance course, yoga lessons or any other activity that you would like to continue, we find the teacher/group that suits your needs the best. Contact us and find out how we can help you!

We can arrange a post redirection for you easily so that you receive your mail after you are gone. Contact us and find out how we can help you!

With your Hungarian residence permit you can enter all EU countries without a problem. For the exact details please contact us!

Of course, it is advisable to start the process as soon as possible. This is especially true for the non-EU citizens as obtaining the work permit usually takes 3-5 weeks and the residence permit is also a few weeks time. For further information please contact us!

The exact steps depend on the individual’s nationality as well, but usually the sequence is the following: tax card, work permit, residence permit, address card, social security card. Of course, some of the documents can be obtained simultaneously. For exact information please contact us!

When moving to Hungary the most important is to have your valid passport on you. In case you are traveling with your family make sure that you also bring your original marriage certificate and the original birth certificates of your children. For further documents and details please contact our colleagues who are more than happy to let you know about the further documentation that is required.

Contact us

Expatriates Services Trust Kft.

Hungary 1138 Budapest, Danubius utca 6. V/1

Phone: +36 1 878 0710

Fax: +36 1 878 0712

Mobile: +36 30 692 4884

Email: info [at] expatserv [dot] hu

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