HEALTH CARE IN HUNGARY

HUNGARIAN HEALTHCARE INFORMATION

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REQUIREMENTS

EU nationals who are of pensionable age and are entitled to state Health care, will receive free health care in Hungary your prescription charges are applicable in Hungary but once you have registered for your TAJ card, these will be greatly reduced. EU nationals not of pensionable age can also apply for the TAJ card and contribute to the state system. Currently, the monthly contribution per person is 5000ft. To obtain your TAJ card you must visit your local health office taking with you the following documents:

1. Your address card

2. Passport 

3. EHIC card or proof of previous health insurance

Again, we can assist you with the process which usually takes no longer than 30 minutes, you card should arrive by post within seven days. If for any reason you cannot provide proof of previous health care payments, you must self finance your own health care for 12th months from the commencement of your residency before being allowed to apply for your TAJ card.