HOW CAN I APPLY FOR THE SOCIAL (PUBLIC) INSURANCE?

With the help of IRO, when you have your passport, residence permit and accommodation reporting sheet in your hands.

 

WHEN CAN I EXPECT THE SOCIAL INSURANCE CARD TO GET READY?

It takes some time, but once it gets ready, all you have to do is visiting the IRO for its reception. When it is ready, you will be informed by e-mail by IRO.

 

SHOULD I PAY FOR THE SOCIAL INSURANCE?

No, as a Stipneidum Hungaricum scholar, you are entitled for its benefits for free.

 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF MY CARD IS EXPRED?

Bring your valid passport, residence permit and accommodation sheet to IRO, also your expired TAJ (social insurance) card, sign the application form IRO provides you and wait for the e-mail in which IRO informs you that your new card is ready.

 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF MY CARD IS LOST?

Bring your valid passport, residence permit and accommodation sheet to IRO, sign the application form IRO provides you, pay 3000 HUF (get a cheque from IRO, go to the post and bring the payment receipt to IRO for scanning) and wait for the e-mail in which IRO informs you that your new card is ready.

 

HOW CAN I USE THE SOCIAL INSURANCE?

Check the detailed explanation here.