Coronavirus: Hungary unexpectedly relaxed entry restrictions

Coronavirus: Hungary unexpectedly relaxed entry restrictions wrote: On the basis of a government decree on travel restrictions during the pandemic preparedness period, the Minister of Foreign Affairs was jointly authorized with the Minister of the Interior to determine the states from which a Hungarian citizen may enter Hungary without restrictions.

The same list also includes the states that any person or person entitled to residence for more than 90 days can enter the territory of Hungary for economic or commercial purposes without restrictions.

Going forward, this includes the United States, China, Russia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, Singapore, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates.

On Tuesday, Robert Case revealed details at a briefing for the activist tribe. “The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade has completed the exemption from the quarantine rules for returning businessmen,” Lieutenant Colonel Robert Case, deputy head of the Virus Corps call center, said in an online press conference on Tuesday.

According to the provisions on business trips, Hungarian citizens are subject to a general quarantine obligation upon return, that is, they are automatically placed in official home quarantine. The exception to this is if the destination country is a member state or candidate country of the European Union, or a member state of the European Economic Area or a country with the same status, in addition to Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The exemption also applies to the United States, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, the Republic of India, the Republic of Indonesia, Israel, Japan, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, Singapore, Turkey, and Ukraine, as amended: an expatriate Hungarian citizen can prove the commercial purpose of the trip. “The foreign minister’s decree came into effect on Monday evening,” said Robert Case.

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