If you are a family member of a citizen of an EU/European Economic Area country (except Hungary) or Switzerland, you may be entitled to a simplified procedure for issuing a Schengen visa free of charge, but you are subject to a service fee (30 EUR) if you submit documents at the VFS Global. Additional services are also provided at the VFS office for a fee. You can find out more about the services on the website visa.vfsglobal.com. You can apply for a visa at the Consulate of Hungary as well. If you are a family member of an EU/EEA or Switzerland, please write a letter to visa.bis@mfa.gov.hu, and the appointment will be organized by the Consulate of Hungary.
 

Family members:

• Spouse/Registered Partner

• Lineal descendants (children) who are under 21 years of age or who are dependents, and lineal descendants (children) who are under 21 years of age or who are dependents of a spouse or partner.

• Direct dependent relatives in the ascending line (eg parents), as well as direct dependent relatives of the spouse or partner in the ascending line.
 

Documents required to obtain a visa for EU/EEA or Swiss family members:

• application form

• one passport photo

• passport and its photocopy

• a document confirming that you are a family member of an EU citizen (for example, a valid passport of an EU citizen; a birth or marriage certificate; a document confirming that you are a dependent of an EU citizen)

• a document confirming that you are accompanying an EU citizen or you are traveling to visit an EU citizen and she/he resides in the country of destination

+ In case of departure of a minor: original + photocopy of the birth certificate, original + photocopy of a notarized power of attorney from the parents for departure, as well as photocopies of the parents’ documents: passport or identity card.
 

The European Union includes 27 states:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden.
 

The European Economic Area (EEA) includes 30 states:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden.