Welcome to the new website of the Embassy of Hungary in the Philippines.
We are pleased to inform you that the Embassy has restarted its operations in Manila on June 2, 2016 after a two-decade hiatus. We are looking to forward to welcome you in our new offices with a full range of diplomatic, consular and trade promotion services.
News & Highlights
The Embassy of Hungary celebrated the country's national day, October 23rd at the Fairmont Makati Hotel with cultural performances both Filipino and Hungarian. The Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Philippines, The Hon. Teodoro Locsin Jr. and the Ambassador of Hungary, H.E. Dr. József Bencze delivered remarks at the event.Read More
In compliance with the National Telecommunications Commission’s directive, the Embassy’s telephone numbers will change from 7 digits to 8 digits beginning from 6 October 2019. The Embassy’s new contact numbers are: Embassy: (+63) 2 8810 9186 Consulate: (+63) 2 8816 7383.Read More
Ambassador József Bencze officially opened the Davao edition of the 3rd Hungarian Film Festival in the Philippines on 19 June 2019 at SM Cinema Lanang Premier Davao with the screening of „Kincsem – Bet on Revenge”.Read More
New Procedure for Diplomatic Authentication - Entry into Force of the Apostille Convention for the Philippines
On May 14, 2019 the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents (Apostille Convention) entered into force for the Philippines. From this day, the requirement to obtain diplomatic authentication of the document at the Hungarian Consulate is abolished and the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines (DFA) will no longer issue Authentication Certificates („red ribbon”).Read More
Hungary and the Philippines convened the inaugural meeting of the Philippines-Hungary Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation (JCEC) on 2-3 April 2019 in Budapest, Hungary. The inaugural JCEC was led by H.E. Ceferino Rodolfo, Undersecretary for Industry Development and Trade Policy of the Department of Trade and Industry of the Philippines, and H.E. István Joó, Deputy State Secretary for Export Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary. The sides agreed to deepen cooperation in the areas of water management, farming, the food industry, food safety and ICT, said István Joó, deputy state secretary at the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.Read More