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Can I enter the country without a visa?

Yes. You can, if you are arriving directly from Ukraine. You can enter even if you do not have the necessary documents (like a passport). If you want to enter from any other country, the general rules apply. This means that if people from your country usually need a visa to enter the โ€œSchengen Areaโ€, you will need a visa to enter Hungary.

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Can I get refugee status in the country?

You are entitled to Temporary Protection in Hungary if you were residing in Ukraine before 24 February and you crossed to the European Union on or after this date, and you a refugee or a stateless person recognized previously in Ukraine, or a family member of a person belonging to these categories. Family members here refer to: spouse, domestic partner, dependent child below the age of 18, dependent relative living in the same household.

How long can I stay in the country?

If you are granted temporary protection, you will be able to stay in Hungary until March 4, 2023. he term will be automatically prolonged by an additional 6 months up to a maximum of 1 year.

Otherwise, ะฝou can stay in Hungary without a visa for 90 days in any 180 days period.

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