The Republic of Hungary recognized independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan on December 26, 1991.
Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on April 27, 1992.
On December 5-6, 1994 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Heydar Aliyev participated the Summit meeting of the Conference on Security and Cooperation (CSCE) in Budapest. On October 24, 1995 the Presidents of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Hungary, Mr. Heydar Aliyev and Mr. Árpád Göncz had a meeting in New York, on the margin of the UN General Assembly session.
On September 1, 2004 H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev President of the Republic of Azerbaijan by decree no. 366 appointed H.E. Dr. Hasan Hasanov the Republic of Azerbaijan as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Hungary.
On October 7, 2004 H.E. Dr. Hasan Hasanov presented his credentials as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Hungary.
Since opening of the Embassy of Azerbaijan in the Republic of Hungary we are trying to do our best to develop relations in all spheres, especially political, economical and cultural spheres.