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last updated on 2023-12-13 by maplejungle

Phone Number: +36 1 701 2000
(36-1) 475-4394
+1 703 520 2570
E-Mail: support-hungary@ustraveldocs.com
Address: Immigrant Visa Unit
U.S. Embassy
Szabadság tér 12.
H-1054 Budapest
Working Hours: Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Walk in appointments are not allowed, you must have an appointment scheduled in order to get in.
As of 2023, they only schedule interview appointments for wednesdays.
Best Contact Method: E-mail them at support-hungary@ustraveldocs.com, they reply quickly and answer any questions.
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 1 month
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: General instructions on DS-160 and I-134, as well as steps on how to submit payment to schedule an interview.

Issues Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 Contents (if known): They send you an appointment letter via email once the visa fee has been paid, and an interview date has been requested.
Forms to Consulate? Nothing to send back.
Other Forms (if any)?
Direct Consular Filing Offered? Yes
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? No
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Advance
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? Within 5 working days after administrative processing is complete.
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? FirstMed Centers (2023 - adults): 65000 HUF base fee + 6600 HUF syphilis test

The exam includes:
- Routine exam (blood pressure, eye exam, weight/height)
- Chest x-ray
- Syphilis test
- Consultation (this is where they check your booklet/papers to make sure that you have all the required shots)
List of doctors? Dr. Zoltán Böröcz
Call for appointment and address
Phone: +36-30-954-5267

FirstMed Centers
1015 Budapest 1st district
Hattyú u. 14. / 5th Floor
Phone: +36-1-224-9090
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 4
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 1
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? 1 hour
Vaccination requirements? Here are the required shots: https://www.cdc.gov/immigrantrefugeehealth/civil-surgeons/vaccinations.html#tbl1

On top of that, they also require a COVID-19 booster shot if you haven't been vaccinated in the past 12 months (or at all) before your medical, as well as Polio (IPV) booster if you spent more than a month in any of the following countries: https://www.cdc.gov/immigrantrefugeehealth/panel-physicians/polio-addendum.html

You can book an appointment for a COVID-19 shot here free of charge: https://www.eeszt.gov.hu/oldalvalaszto.jsp
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? Not the cheapest but close and nice:
Hotel Parlament
1054 Budapest, Kálmán Imre u. 19.
$105/night (2023)
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