General Regulations

Updated: 11 November 

  • Hotels may only accept guests travelling for business reasons, they are closed for tourists.
  • A curfew is introduced between 8:00 pm. and 5:00 am. (with the exception of emergency situations and travelling from/to work).
  • Fitness gyms, indoor swimming pools, theatres, museums, zoos and other entertainment and leisure facilities will be closed indefinitely.
  • All gatherings are prohibited.
  • Restaurants are closed, only take-out and delivery service is permitted. Workplace canteens may be open.
  • Shops, barbers and hairdressers as well as other small businesses must close at 7:00 pm.
  • All public audience events are banned.
  • Family and private events and gatherings are allowed to host up to 10 persons per event.
  • Sporting events may only be held without spectators.
  • Face masks are mandatory in shops, on public transport, healthcare and social facilities as well as customer service offices.
  • From 2 November, those who breach the rules are subject to a fine. The police has the mandate to close down shops.
  • Wearing face masks can no longer be replaced by covering the face (including the mouth and nose) with a shawl or cloth.
  • Public transport riders failing to wear a face mask may be removed from the vehicle, and subjected to a fine of up to HUF 50,000.
  • Service operators are partly responsible for enforcing the above provision regarding the mandatory wearing of face masks.
  • Wedding ceremonies may not be followed by a wedding reception; only the best man, maid of honour, the parents and siblings of the couple may be present at church and civil wedding ceremonies.
  • Funeral ceremonies may not exceed a maximum attendance of 50.