Daily Travel Pass

This 24 Hour travel pass is valid on the metro, tram, trolley bus, bus and boat in and around Budapest city centre.

Daily Travel PassDaily Travel Pass

It is ideal for visiting residential areas as well as tourist areas.

HU Translator

OFFI Hungarian TranslatorsOFFI is the official Hungarian agency that deals with Hungarian/English translation and interpreter work.

Hungarian Translator

OFFI offer voice-over services as well as written document work.

Bureau De Change

Correct Change has excellent exchange rates.

Correct Change

It's worth taking a tram/bus to one of their bureaus as you will still receive more money than bank and atm exchange rates for example.

Company Search

If you need to check a Hungarian company's credentials and/or purchase its "More Info" Document, you can use the Company Hungary website.

Company Search

It is similar to the UK Companies House webcheck and allows you to check by VAT Number, Registration Number or Company Name.

UK Transfer

Hungaro Minibus is one of the company Tünde uses for box delivery to/from the UK and Hungary.

UK HU Transfer

Prices are reasonable: 0-25Kg is £30.

Useful Property Contact Details And Website Links

Government Offices - Estate Agent - Lawyer - Money

On this web page is a list of website links and contact details of professionals you might want to consider visiting/contacting for the purpose of property purchase, legal advice and/or Hungarian language interpretation/translation services in Budapest, Hungary.

Also included are website links and contact details of the various government offices and so on you might need to contact and/or visit in person in relation to immigration and tax. Hopefully you will find these resources useful.

Land Registry (Földhivatal)

1051 Budapest, Sas Utca 19, Hungary
TEL: 06 1 354 2950
TEL: 06 1 354-2952
E-mail  -  Website  -  GPS: N 47 30.087 E 19 03.121GPS Map

Monday: 1pm - 3pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 11am

NOTE WELL - The above Land Registry office now functions as a department within the Budapest Governmental Office, which means you can no longer collect copies of property sheets (i.e. copies of title deeds) or other documents from it.

You now need to visit a District Land Office for copies of property sheets and other documents. There are currently two Land Offices in Budapest - BFKH XI. Kerületi Hivatal: 1111 Budapest, Budafoki út 59, Hungary and BFKH XIV. Kerületi Hivatal: 1149 Budapest, Bosnyák tér 5, Hungary.

Land Registry

The main Land Registry office in District V (5)

Immigration Office (Immigration & Nationality)

1117 Budapest, 60 Budafoki Út, Hungary
TEL: 06 1 463 9100
FAX: 06 1 463 9108
E-mail  -  Website  -  GPS: N 47 27.559 E 19 03.161GPS Map

Monday: 8:30am - 1pm
Tuesday: 1pm - 6pm
Thursday 8:30am - 1pm
Friday 8:30am - 12pm

Immigration Office

NTCA Tax Directorate (Tax Office)

1096 Budapest, Vaskapu U, 33-35, Hungary
TEL: 06 1 427 3200 (North Budapest)
1139 Budapest, Dózsa György Út 128-132, Hungary
TEL: 06 1 427 3200 (South Budapest)
1148 Budapest, Fogarasi Út 3, Hungary
TEL: 06 1 256 2304 (East Budapest)

Monday: 8:15am – 6pm
Tuesday: 8:15am – 11:30pm
Wednesday: 8:15am – 6pm
Thursday: 8:15am – 11:30am
Friday: 8:15am – 11:30am

The Tax Office in Budapest does not have a central office as such. It does, but you will be sent to your nearest regional tax office (as highlighted above) for everyday issues. In cases of priority, visit: 1077 Budapest, Dob U 75-81, Hungary (Priority Cases Only). For more information, visit the Tax Office website.

OEP (National Insurance Office)

1139 Budapest, Váci Út 73a, Hungary
FAX: 06 1 298 2403
TEL: 06 1 350-2001
E-mail  -  Website  -  GPS: N 47 32.029 E 19 04.127GPS Map

Monday - Thursday: 8am – 6:30pm
Friday: 8am – 2pm

The Nemzeti Egészségbiztosítási Alapkezelő (National Insurance office) is where you apply for your Társadalombiztosítási Azonosító Jelet (T.A.J) Card and unique T.A.J Number (National Insurance Number). Each district of Budapest has its own T.A.J office and around Hungary the cities will have their own T.A.J office.

ELMŰ Electricity

1096 Budapest, Haller Utca. 32-40, Hungary
TEL: 06 40 383 838
E-mail  -  Website  -  GPS: N 47 28.572 E 19 04.557GPS Map

Monday: 8am - 4pm
Tuesday: 8am - 2pm
Wednesday: 8am - 4pm
Thursday: 12pm - 8pm
Friday: 8am - 2pm

ELMŰ Electricity

The ELMŰ ofiice is in District IX (9)


1081 Budapest, Fiumei Út 9-11, Hungary
TEL: 06 40 474-474
E-mail  -  Website  -  GPS: N 47 29.872 E 19 04.866GPS Map

Monday: 8am - 3pm
Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
Wednesday: 10am - 8pm
Thursday: 8pm - 3pm
Friday: 8am - 2pm


The FŐGÁZ ofiice is in District VIII (8)

UniCredit (Bank)

1054 Budapest, Szabadság Tér 5-6, HUngary
TEL: 06 1 325 3200 / 06 20 325 3200
MOB: 06 30 325 3200 / 06 70 325 3200
FAX: 06 1 353 4959
E-mail  -  Website  -  GPS: N 47 30.171 E 19 03.078GPS Map

Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 8am - 4pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm

UniCredit allowed me to set up a bank account with just a property contract and a passport, even though I did not have the property's keys yet or access to its letterbox. They were good enough to allow my debit card to be delivered to another address. And the bank manageress, who speaks fluent English, was fantastic. She helped with the set up of the bank account and activation of the online banking. The online banking website is in English and very easy to use.

UniCredit Bank

Magyar Posta (Post Office / Sorting Office)

1087 Budapest, 72 Baross Tér (11c)
TEL: 06 1 322 1496
E-mail  -  Website  -  GPS: N 47 30.058 E 19 05.148GPS Map

Monday - Saturday: 24 Hours

This is the main post office in Budapest city, next to (to the left-side of) the Keleti railway station.

Budapest Post Office

British Embassy (Hungary)

1051 Budapest, Harmincad Utca 6, Hungary
FAX: 06 1 266 0907
TEL: 06 1 266 2888
E-mail  -  Website  -  GPS: N 47 29.844 E 19 03.089GPS Map

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm (Embassy)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9.30am – 12.30 (Consulate)

Although I have had never had a need to use a British Embassy in my life, I am sure they are very useful when needed. In terms of my apartment in Szeged, its renovation and paperwork, there was never a need for the British Embassy; I am quite sure it would be the same story for anyone buying a property elsewhere in Hungary.

NOTE: The British embassy in Budapest does NOT issue new passports. If you need a passport in an emergency situation, they can issue you an Emergency Passport Web PageEmergency Passport.

British Embassy Budapest