Website launched on simplified procedures for Hungarian citizenship

Budapest, November 4 (MTI) – Simplified procedures to gain Hungarian citizenship are presented on a new website at launched on Thursday.

Deputy Prime Minister in charge of nation policy Zsolt Semjen said at the launching event that it was very important to inform ethnic Hungarians beyond the borders about the details of applying for citizenship.

    Applications can be submitted from January 1 and acquiring Hungarian citizenship will be free of charge, Semjen said. All applications will be processed within three months, he added.

    Semjen, of the Christian Democartic Party, said the website had been developed without using external subcontractors so it did not incur costs for state administration.