Schengen Information System

What is SIS and how does it work?

In Hungary, anyone who is interested in knowing whether or not their data has been recorded in the SIS, or wishes to correct or have inaccurate data deleted should contact  any government office, police station or any Hungarian Embassy or Consulate and fill in a request for information form which is transferred to the SIRENE Bureau of the Hungarian National Police Headquarters:


Address: 1139 Budapest, Teve u. 4-6.
Tel. : 443-5861
Fax : 443-5815
E-mail :

Form for requesting information on the basis of Art. 26 of the Act CLXXXI of 2012 on the exchange of information in the framework of the second-generation Schengen Information System

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. 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:


National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Postal address: 1363 Budapest, Pf.: 9.,
Office address: H-1055 Budapest, Falk Miksa utca 9-11.
Tel: +36 1 391-1400
Fax: +36 1 391-1410