You can have the decease of a Hungarian citizen registered abroad through our foreign mission.

The application can be submitted by anyone.

The condition for submitting the application is that the applicant must prove the Hungarian citizenship of the deceased person, at the time of the death as well as at the time of submitting the application.

The application may only be submitted in person.

The registration of death is free of charge.

Documents to be submitted:

  • The original death certificate.
  • The applicants must present their identity documents (passport, driver license).
  • Hungarian passport, ID card, driver’s license and address card of the deceased. These need to be invalidated by the relevant Hungarian authority. Upon request, the passport and the ID card can be given back after the process.
  • Hungarian birth certificate of the deceased (or a copy of it).
  • Documents proving the family status at the time of death (marriage certificate, divorce decree, or death certificate of the deceased spouse), except if the deceased had never married.
  • If relevant: Hungarian citizenship certificate, naturalization document of the deceased.

Please check the home page of the Consular Service of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade: