In german

In accordance with EU and Hungarian laws, each person has the right to:

  • access SIS-stored information related to the person
  • request that inaccurate or false data is corrected
  • request the removal of its unlawfully processed data
  • turn to the courts or another competent authority to request the correction or removal of inaccurate data or petition for compensatory damages

You can exercise any of the above mentioned rights in any of the countries using SIS. Questions regarding the legality of collected data are reviewed according to the laws of the member state where the complaint has been brought. If the data concerned was recorded by another member state, the two states will closely collaborate to consider any legal issues.

In Hungary, anyone can request information of data stored on they in the SIS and have inaccurate data rectified or have unlawfully stored data erased. The request shall be submitted by the data subject or by their authorized lawyer in person at any Hungarian government office, any Hungarian police station or any Hungarian Consulate. The request is transferred to the SIRENE Bureau of the Hungarian National Police Headquarters’.

Your request shall include the following data:

1. Personal data of the applicant:

1.1. Family name(s) and surname(s)

1.2. Family name(s) and surname(s) at birth

1.3. Place and date of birth

1.4. Sex

1.5. Nationality

1.6. Travel document number (ID number)

1.7. Address (only one is required)

1.8. Mailing address (only one is required)

1.9. Phone number (optional)

1.10. Other contact details (e-mail, fax) (optional)

2. Applicant’s other communications

Contact details of the Hungarian police stations:


Contact details of the Hungarian government offices:


Contact details of the Hungarian Consulates:


Form for the exercise of data subject rights:


The SIRENE Bureau has the right to refuse requests but is obliged to inform the person about the fact of and the reason for denial as well as about the possibility of legal remedy provided by the Privacy Act.


sirene iroda


Address: 1139 Budapest, Teve u. 4-6.
Tel. : 443-5861
Fax : 443-5815
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Should you find that the SIRENE Bureau is not adequately responsive to your request, you then may turn to the Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information to initiate a revision procedure for the protection of your personal data.


Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság 
Address: 1055 Budapest, Falk Miksa utca 9-11.
Tel. : +36 (1) 391 1400
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If you decide so instead or beside these actions you may bring a lawsuit and ask the civil law court to make the data controller to reimburse your financial loss related to unlawful data processing.