Border procedure (border and transit zones)


Country Report: Border procedure (border and transit zones) Last updated: 30/11/20


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Border procedure (border and transit zones)


In 2017, the border procedure was used only until the amendments to the Asylum Act entered into force on 28 March 2017. The amendments prescribe that due to the current state of mass migration emergency the provisions on border procedures detailed below are no longer applicable, since the procedure in the transit zones became a regular procedure and all asylum seekers have to remain in the transit zone until the end of the procedure. In 2019, the use of border procedure is still suspended.[1]

[1]           For more details, see AIDA, Country Report Hungary, 2017 Update, February 2018, 41 et seq.


Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation