In Győr, at the Petz Aladár University Teaching Hospital, it costs HUF 5500 (EUR 13,5) if someone wants to see the body of a relative before it is taken from the hospital.
Doctor László Jávor, Director General of the Petz Aladár University Teaching Hospital in Győr, confirmed that there is indeed an obligation to pay the fee. Ugytudjuk.hu wrote that you have to pay HUF 5500 (EUR 13,5) to see your deceased relative. The obligation to pay the fee has been in force since 1 April 2019.
The justification for viewing the corpse is that it requires serious organisation. “It is not a publicly funded activity under the relevant legislation.” So it is an additional task for the autopsy surgeons. Currently, there is no uniform practice, local institutions decide for themselves whether or not to ask for money. However, the National General Directorate of Hospitals (OKFŐ) does not consider this ethical and wants to introduce a uniform practice, 444.hu reports.
Source: 444.hu, ugytudjuk.hu