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Make the most of living and working in Budapest

Expat living in Budapest raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Hungarian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺOn which public holidays are shops, services and regular doctors unavailable?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend car rental agencies in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Budapest takes a lot of time. Our Budapest expat guide is there to make your relocation to Budapest as easy as possible. Starting with local infrastructure to information about housing & household, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Budapest.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Budapest. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Copenhagen to moving to Denver.

Top Articles in the Budapest Expat Guide

  • Moving to Budapest

    Have you ever given a move to Budapest a thought? The Hungarian metropolis is the up-and-coming expat hot spot in Eastern Europe. Start a new life in this historic city with our help. We have information on the most important districts, visa applications, and public transportation.
  • Living in Budapest

    As an expat destination, Budapest is becoming more and more popular. This is not only due to the quality of living in Budapest but also to the diverse culture and new job opportunities there. Read our guide to learn more about the culture, language, apartment search, healthcare and more.
  • Working in Budapest

    Despite the high unemployment rate, more and more expats see living and working in Budapest as a viable option. The city is, after all, Hungary’s economic center with lots of international companies calling it their home. Learn about the economy, the job search, social security, taxation, and more.

Information on the Expat Life in Budapest

Are you looking specifically for foreign-media news agents in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Hungary? In addition to our expat guide, the expat directory for Budapest provides you with listings of all expatriate-relevant locations and relocation services in Budapest. Furthermore, you might want to also consider our Budapest expats forum to receive first hand information from your fellow expats.

Simply become a member of InterNations Budapest and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Üdvözöljük among our expats living and working in Budapest.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Budapest? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Stockholm or moving to Munich!

Michael Preston

"Since I moved to Budapest I have been attending every InterNations event. That is how I met all my friends here ."

Elin Gustavson

"Great to have found a place on the internet with reliable information and useful tips from other expats living in Budapest."

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