Residency bond investment in Hungary

IMPORTANT NOTE. The Hungary residency bond programme has now closed for applications (March 2017). Citizenship by investment in Hungary is no longer possible. Investors are advised to look at suitable alternatives in Europe including programmes such as Portugal and Malta. Contact La Vida for futher advice.

Permanent residency was available in Hungary through investment in the Hungarian Residency Bond Program. A fast track investor program granting a five year residence permit to applicants investing €300,000 in government bonds. The capital was returned in full after 5 years with no return.  The amount excluded administration, government and processing fees.

The residency could be renewed after 5 years at no further cost. Citizenship could be applied for after 8 years but under strict conditions including a language test. Hungary is an EU Schengen visa country and this visa allowed freedom of travel throughout the EU Schengen zone


A selection of alternative residency and citizenship investment programmes to consider.