What kind of information can a car rental company ask from us?

Sometimes in addition to required data the car rental companies also ask for other documents from the renter, which in some cases may be illegal the occasion of a contract. Although each company is different, in general, the following documents will be needed.

For Hungarian private person:
  • Valid ID card and/or passport, if we would like to cross the border
  • At least 1 year old, valid driver’s license. International driving license is required if the driving license has been issued in non-Latin script.
  • Address card prooving the permanent address
  • Occasionally landline phone number
  • Up to 2 month old utility bill (excluding mobile phones)
  • Social insurance card
  • Tax Card
  • Occasionally proof of national minimum age (21 years)
  • Embossed bank card to guarantee the deposit (Amex, Visa, Mastercard)
  • Keep it in mind that the vehicle may be driven only by people who are included in the car rental contract.
For foreign private person:
  • Passpot
  • Valid driving license
  • Minimum age of 21
  • Embossed bank card
  • Proof of Address in Hungary
  • Proof of Permanent address
Business associations and organizations:
  • Articles of Association or articles of incorporation
  • Certificate of incorporation
  • Specimen signatures
  • Stamp
  • Embossed bank card to guarantee the deposit, if the renter would like to take the car outside the car rental company’s headquarters or premises
  • The company cannot be under liquidation, winding up or bankruptcy
  • From the person who take the car:
  • Valid passport or identity card
  • At least 1 year old, valid driver’s license
  • Address card prooving the permanent address
  • Attorney to signing privileges
Foreign companies or other organizations:

If the company hasn’t got a Hungarian headquarters or branch. It’s necessary to involve Hungarian or foreign private person, or inland companies, which comply with the relevant criteria.