The foreign driving license accompanied by the attested Hungarian translation entitles to drive in Hungary for a period of one year from the starting date of residing in Hungary. As regards the attested translations only the translations made by the National Office for Translation and Attestation can be accepted.
How to Exchange your foreign driver’s license to a Hungary Driver’s License
The local Office for Administrative and Electronic Public Services is responsible for driving license exchanges. The license holder should go to the office in their place of residence and request an exchange. The following documents are needed in support of a driving license exchange:
The following documents are needed in support of a driving license exchange:
• ID card or passport
• Address card
• Driving license and its official translation
• School certificates:
• Proof that the duty has been paid
The usual procedure is that the local Office for Administrative and Electronic Public Services issues a postal cheque which must be paid for at the nearest post office, and then returned to the office. Some offices have a post office on their premises
There are, however, different rules for different nationalities, especially those who are from countries that are not signatories of the 1968 Vienna Convention. For some nationalities only an official translation is needed, while other applicants will have to pass a driving test.
Please see more details on the website of U.S. Embassy in Hungary
Note: Information may not be up-to-date. Please check official government information for latest laws and regulations.