What is the “Client Gate” and why do I need it?

Client Gate (or “Ügyfélkapu” in Hungarian) is an access point to e-government services in Hungary. The system provides a platform for its users to connect with Hungarian authorities offering electronic administration services. It lets you take care of paperwork online or book appointments at government service offices (“kormányablakok”) in Hungary.

Who can register for the „Client Gate”?

Any natural person who is registered in:

  • the Hungarian personal data and address registry, or
  • the central immigration registry of the Hungarian Immigration Authority, or
  • the personal registry of aliens (foreign citizens) applying for electronic administration.

Where can you register for the „Client Gate”?

In person at:

  • local government service offices;
  • key helpdesk offices of the National Tax and Customs Administration;
  • foreign diplomatic and consular representations of Hungary;
  • helpdesks of particular post offices


  • as a holder of a valid Hungarian ID card issued after 1 January 2016, on this site

Registering for the “Client Gate” in person:

Scheduling an appointment via our online booking system is required (please select “Registration for online government services (Online Personal Portal).

The registration is free of charge and takes around 10 minutes.

What documents do I need to take with me?

Hungarian Citizens:        valid Hungarian ID (ID card, driving license, passport)

EEA Citizens:                    valid EEA ID or passport

non-EEA Citizens:            valid passport

Note: Upon new registration, clients receive their initial password via e-mail. Accounts must be activated by changing the initial password within 5 days after the date of registration.