Methadone Treatment: available

Methadone treatment is available in some major cities. Unfortunately, we cannot provide up-to-date contact details of treatment services (such details are welcome!).

Importation of Methadone and Other Opioids: possible

Up to three daily doses brought into Hungary:

Accompanying letter from the prescribing doctor/clinic giving the patients' personal data, the name of the medication imported, the daily dose and the total quantity imported.

More than 3 daily doses:

Application for receiving an import permit (in English) has to be sent to the Office of Health Authorisation and Administrative Procedures,
Department of Narcotic Drugs Control (EEKH).

Egészségügyi Engedélyezési és Közigazgatási Hivatal (EEKH)
Kábitószer Igazgatóság

Zrini utca 3
H-1051 Budapest
Phone + 361 235 7970
Fax + 361 311 0063
Email :

Authorization will usually be given within one week.

Any comments and additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:

Ralf Gerlach
Bremer Platz 18-20
48155 Münster
Phone: +49 251-60123 or +49 (0)2571-582765
Fax: +49 251-666580

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(This page last revised and updated December 6, 2012)