As the deciding authority, the Budapest Government Office (Budapest Főváros Kormányhivatala) is authorised to decide on compensation claims received from other Member States:
1117 Budapest, Prielle Kornélia u. 4.
+36 1 896 2104
In which language(s) do the compensation authorities accept the:
– supporting documents?
The Hungarian State
No, there are no such charges to be paid.
You cannot be reimbursed, as the procedure does not require you to be present personally.
We accept them.
During the procedure, a decision has to be taken within a maximum of 60 days.
A decision delivered at first instance is subject to appeal and the appeal is heard by the Ministry of Justice as the body of second instance. Administrative proceedings may be brought before the courts against the decision delivered by the Ministry of Justice at second instance.
You may receive legal aid on the basis of Hungarian Act LXXX of 2003 on legal aid.
Services to help assert your interests are available from any of the victim support service’s offices, where victim support advisors will provide practical assistance (for example: assistance in filling in applications, providing information) to the interested parties. Victims may also turn to civil society organisations (for example: White Ring (Fehérgyűrű), Hungarian Baptist Aid (Baptista Szeretetszolgálat), etc.)
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