How to export from Hungary?

Complete procedures to export goods from Hungary



How to export from Hungary? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Hungary? Explain the export methodology in Hungary.

Information given here explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Hungary government authority for exportation from Hungary.

All natural persons or legal entities are approved to conduct export and import process in Hungary. The proposed company need to registered with tax department of Hungary and also enlist as VAT registrant. Hungary is an export-oriented market economy with a heavy emphasis on foreign trade. For commercial purpose, a registered trade with concerned license (if required) as per the business and have enlisted in the Trade and Company Register of the country is must for exporting and importing of goods from and into Hungary.

Since  Hungary  falls  under  EU countries,  a common  trade policy is adopted  to import/export  most  of  the products .   A separate rules and regulations are applied to specific products when importing and exporting in the European Union called Integrated Tariff of the European Communities (TARIC code).   For any import, export or transit in EU countries, an EORI number is compulsory. EORI means Economic Operator Registration and Identification.  The European Union (EU) legislation has required all member states to adopt the Economic Operators Registration and Identification (EORI) scheme. All importers, exporters and other transporters need to use a unique EORI reference number in all electronic communications with Customs and other government agencies involved in the international trade. This means that anyone involved with export, transit or import operations need to have EORI number.

National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary (NTCA) is the official customs department of Hungary who is assigned with execution of all the decrees issued by the country’s ministries and government institutions which concern, levies taxes, controls illegal trade and is facilitator of genuine trade.

An export declaration must be lodged when goods are exported to regions outside the fiscal region of the EU. Export declaration is lodged electronically either as a message declaration or using the Export Declaration Service. It can submit on SAD (Single Administrative Document) form.

The export documents required in Hungary depends up on the regular trade policy of Hungary Government, the nature of goods importing, specific goods importing to Hungary. The documents required for import to Hungary to take delivery of import cargo is also based on the product importing, multilateral, bilateral or unilateral trade agreements, and other trade policies of Hungary government. 


Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required


This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing export from Hungary.



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