Applying for Hungarian Biometric Passports
Hungary issues passports (and renewals) according to the norms of the EU, meaning that passports have to contain a microchip bearing the so-called biometric data of the applicant. The photograph, the signature and fingerprints are stored electronically on the chip.
For that reason, passport applications can only be made in person, and applicants need to visit a Hungarian diplomatic representation to complete the process. Only the Consulates General and the Embassy are equipped to process passports and the Embassy's passport section lists the respective locations and contact information.
From time to time, the Embassy of Hungary and the Consulates General of Hungary may send out mobile units to tour the respective jurisdictions in order to process inquiries locally. Please check with your Honorary Consul to determine whether such a visit is planned.