General Information for Visa

REMINDERS

Applicants are required to provide all documents in either Mongolian or English languages only.

Applicants are required to bring all supporting documents printed, including air ticket or train ticket bookings, hotel reservations or confirmation of a place staying during the whole period in Mongolia and visa fee payment transfers in addition to that of applicable documents.

Applicants are advised that the Visa officers are authorized to interview and demand necessary additional documents including employment confirmation and evidence of financial capabilities. The Visa officers reserve the right to refuse a visa and the applicants’ data will be liable for international legal obligations. If your visa refused, the fee will not be refunded.

Applicants are advised that obtaining a visa does not entitle you to enter the country. You are a subject to the immigration official’s clearance at the entry port as well as in the territory of Mongolia and liable for questioning if you are traveling for purposes other than that of stated in your Application Form.

Applicants are advised to read the visa requirements before filling the Application Form and coming to the Visa section to lodge, as there is no appointment system.

Applicants are advised that the burden of proof is on the applicant not on the Visa officers.

Applicants in Ireland are advised that the Honorary Consul of Mongolia in Dublin can issue only Tourist Visas to those who meet with this Embassy’s visa requirements.

Honorary Consul of Mongolia in Ireland

Address: Oakfield Bellevue, Delgany Co Wicklow, A63 V978, Ireland

Email: marksherry58@gmail.com

 

TIMETABLE

Note: The visa section has a timetable different than the main office of the Embassy.

Opening days: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

Opening hours for submitting applications: 10:00–12:00 (except Mongolian public holidays)

Opening hours for collecting visas: 16:00–16:15 (except Mongolian public holidays)

 

The Visa Section will be closed on the following Mongolian public holidays.

1 January (New year)

1-3 days of the Lunar Calendar New year (Varies but commonly either in January or February. Please check the embassy website for closure announcements)

8 March (International Women’s Day)

1 June (Mothers and Children’s Day)

11-15 July (Naadam Festival-National Day)

29 December (Independence Day)

1st day of winter month of Lunar Calendar-Chingis Khaan’s commemoration day (Varies but commonly either in October or November. Please check embassy website for closure announcements)

Note: Due to its geographical location and altitude, Mongolian Lunar Calendar days may slightly differ from other Asian countries.

 

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR MONGOLIAN VISAS

Tourist Visa with a single entry for up to 30 days, the applicants required to submit:

Passport – with a validity exceeding the applicant’s last day of stay by SIX months

Application Form – must be fully completed, signed and dated

Photo – a 3.5 х 4.5 cm size most recent photo glued on the Application Form

Visa fee and Service charge*

Supporting Documents – Air ticket or train ticket bookings, hotel reservations or confirmation of places staying during the whole period in Mongolia.

Applicants are advised that if you are visiting your friend, family or you are a Mongolian applying with a foreign passport, the Tourist Visa does not fit into your travel purpose, so please apply for Family Visit Visa. Please read the relevant visa category requirements below.

If you are to work, visit your business associates, conduct a research work, attend a conference, conventions, sporting competition, charity event or on a religious or journalist mission, the Tourist visa does not fit into your travel purpose. Please read the relevant visa category requirements below.

 

Business or Official Visa with single or multiple entries, the applicants required to submit:

Passport – with a validity exceeding the applicant’s last day of stay by SIX months

Application Form – must be fully completed, signed and dated

Photo – a 3.5 х 4.5 cm size most recent photo glued on the Application Form

Visa fee and Service charge*

Supporting Documents – Visa permission approved by either the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia or Immigration Authority of Mongolia. Please do not come to the Visa section until the permissions granted from the said authorities.

For further instructions regarding the visa permissions please contact:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia

Peace Ave-7a,

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Fax: (976) 11-322127

mail: info@mfa.gov.mn

Information center: e-Mail: press@mfa.gov.mn

Consular service: e-Mail: kg@mfa.gov.mn

or

Immigration Authority of Mongolia

10th khoroo, Khan-Uul district,

Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia.

Information centre: Tel: (976) 1800 1882, Fax: 7013-3458,

e-Mail: info@immigration.gov.mn

Web: www.immigration.gov.mn

 

Family Visit or Private Invitation Visas with single or multiple entries, the applicants required to submit:

Passport – with a validity exceeding the applicant’s last day of stay by SIX months

Application Form – must be fully completed, signed and dated

Photo – a 3.5 х 4.5 cm size most recent photo glued on the Application Form

Visa fee and Service charge*

Supporting Documents – If you have officially renounced your Mongolian citizenship and applying for a Mongolian visa, you do not need to pay Visa Fee nor a Visa permission. To issue a visa, however, the Visa section requires your air ticket or train ticket bookings, hotel reservations or confirmation of places staying during the whole period in Mongolia.

If you are a national other than Mongolian and visiting friends or family, you must provide invitation or “H” type Visa permission approved by the Immigration Authority of Mongolia. Please do not come to the Visa section until the invitation or permissions granted from the said authority.

Children under 16 must provide a consent letter from a parent who is not traveling together. A child with a Mongolian parent is entitled to have a 3-month visa without Visa Fee and permissions provided that the parent has officially renounced Mongolian citizenship. Copies of the birth certificate indicating parents’ names and a copy of the parent’s former citizenship documents are required.

For further instructions regarding the Invitation, “H” type visa permissions please contact:  Immigration Authority of Mongolia

10th khoroo, Khan-Uul district,

Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia.

Information centre: (976) 1800-1882, Fax: 7013-3458,

e-Mail: info@immigration.gov.mn

Web: www.immigration.gov.mn

 

Transit Visa with single or multiple entries, the applicants required to submit:  

Passport – with a validity exceeding the applicant’s last day of stay by SIX months

Application Form – must be fully completed, signed and dated

Photo – a 3.5 х 4.5 cm size most recent photo glued on the Application Form.

Visa fee and Service charge*

Supporting Documents – Visas of the countries traveling immediately before and after Mongolia. The flight or train tickets clearly indicating the applicant is not stopping over in Mongolia.

 

Other types of visas, the applicants are required: 

Contact and consult with your host in Ulaanbaatar to arrange the relevant visa permissions from the Immigration Authority of Mongolia prior coming to the Embassy.

Immigration Authority of Mongolia

10th khoroo, Khan-Uul district,

Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia.

Information centre: (976) 1800-1882, Fax: 7013-3458,

e-Mail: info@immigration.gov.mn

Web: www.immigration.gov.mn

 

For applicants’ convenience, we accept applications submitted by:

 1) The applicant.

2) A person or friend on behalf of the applicant provided the applicant has signed authorization/consent letter or a family member.

3) Courier agencies that comply with our visa requirements.

The Embassy does not have provisions to process visa applications by post

*Please note that we do not accept a cheque, credit/debit card or cash for the Visa fee and Service charge. You have to pay to or make a bank transfer to Embassy’s bank account. If you have done so, bring the printed confirmation of the transaction. However, make your transfer only after you are certain to apply.

The Embassy’s bank account information is as follows:

Name of payee: Embassy of Mongolia

Payee sort code: 40-50-37

Payee account number: 12322550

Name of payee’s bank: Bank of China

Payment description: Visa fee

IBAN number: GB29BKCH40503712322550

Currency: GBP £

Otherwise, the applicant shall be given a pay slip when he/she lodges the visa application, to make the payment at a nearby bank and provide the receipt to the Visa officer to start the whole process.

For inquiries, please send your e-mail to visa@embassyofmongolia.co.uk

VISAS TO BE ISSUED ON ARRIVAL IN MONGOLIA

A visa may be issued only if you are a resident or a citizen of a country where there is no Mongolian diplomatic mission. To obtain a visa on arrival, you must have your host (private person or business entity) has arranged your visa permissions 14 days prior to your expected arrival in Mongolia.

For official “A” type on-arrival visa, your host must apply for your visa permission at the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia (www.consul.mn).

For all other types of (including business “B” and tourist “J”) on-arrival visa, your host must apply for your visa permission at the Immigration Agency of Mongolia (www.immigration.gov.mn).

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR TEMPORARY ADMISSION OF MOTOR VEHICLES INTO MONGOLIA

According to national legislation, the following documents are required for foreign nationals, who are traveling with their vehicle into Mongolia:

  1. Vehicle certificate
  2. Passport of the vehicle owner (if the driver is not the legal owner of the vehicle, an owner’s notarized authorization letter is required)
  3. Original copy if the vehicle has a Carnet document (CPD is an international customs document)
  4. Contact details of the host in Mongolia (detailed information if the host is an individual). If the presented documents do not meet the requirements, vehicles are subject to customs clearance and tax deposit according to Mongolian law.
  5. Once the vehicle is cleared by the Customs authority to temporarily enter into Mongolia, an endorsement sheet, sealed with the customs inspection stamp, will be issued to the traveler or vehicle owner. A traveler should keep the endorsement sheet in the vehicle and return the sheet to the Customs authority when exiting the border.
  6. The Customs authority has a right to take necessary actions if the temporarily entered vehicle into Mongolia is not leaving the country.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR DOMESTIC PETS

The following documents are required:

Pet Passport

Medical certificate

Vaccination, at least 14 days prior the arrival

No injection administered within 24 hours of arrival

If the above-mentioned requirements are not met, medical examination shall be carried out and if necessary, a quarantine will be imposed.

Important notice

  1. A visa will be valid 90 days from the date of issue. Duration of stay in Mongolia will be maximum 30 days /for entry visa/ and it starts from the date of entry to Mongolia.
  1. If an applicant, other than “H” type visa, who is wishing to stay more than 30 days, the Embassy will request for an invitation of the host approved by either the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia or Immigration Authority of Mongolia.
  1. If you are staying more than 30 days in Mongolia is required to be registered at the Immigration Authority within 7 days after the arrival in the country.
  1. The Embassy reserves the right to refuse a visa. In such cases, the fee and service charge will not be refunded as a common international practice.
  2. Applications sent by post shall not be processed. The applicant should come in person or apply through an authorized subject. Additionally, the applications can be lodged via visa agencies that strictly follow the Embassy’s visa requirements.

For more information, please contact at visa@embassyofmongolia.co.uk