Accommodation providers are obliged to record the data of those using accommodation services on the Guest Information Closed Database system.
we hereby inform you that according to Act CLVI of 2016 on the State Tasks of the Development of Tourist Areas, starting 1 September 2021 accommodation providers are obliged to record the data of those using accommodation services on the Guest Information Closed Database system (Vendég Információs Zárt Adatbázis or VIZA) provided by the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ). According to the Tourism Act, the primary objective of the VIZA is to promote public policy, security and border control. The system will also protect the rights, security and property of the data subject and others.
The data must be collected with the digital document scanner and accommodation management software upon arrival at the front desk or reception.
The data to be collected from arriving guests include:
- name, surname, place and date of birth, nationality, mother’s maiden name and surname,
- data in the identification document, in case of third-country national the visa or residence permit number, the date and place of entry,
- the address of the accommodation, the start and expected and actual end dates of stay.
For Hungarian guests, nationality identity cards, driving licences and passports are accepted as proof of identity. For guests arriving from the EU, identity cards and passports are accepted, and for guests arriving from third countries, only passports are accepted for identification and document scanning.
If a guest refuses to show the required document, this individual must be refused the service.
Please hand over your ID or travel document to our reception colleagues at check-in for the duration of the data entry.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience with our colleagues who are fulfilling our statutory obligation.