General Information for Visa

 

TIMETABLE

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 – 16:30 (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)

8 March (International Women’s Day)

1 June (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 (October or November)

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

The following documents are required to apply for a Mongolian visa and they must be either in Mongolian or English language:

 

Tourist Visa with single entry for up to 30 days

Applicant is required to submit:

Passport-with a validity exceeding the applicant’s last day of stay by six months

Visa Application Form- fully completed, signed and dated

Photo-most recent passport size one glued on the form

Supporting Documents-Travel itinerary, hotel reservation and insurance confirmation

Visa fee and Service charge*

 

Business/Official Visas with single/multiple entries

Applicant is required to submit:

Passport-with a validity exceeding the applicant’s last day of stay by six months

Visa Application Form- fully completed, signed and dated

Photo-the most recent passport size one glued on the form

Supporting Documents- invitation of the host approved by either the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia or Immigration Authority of Mongolia. Please do not come to the Visa section without the endorsement from the said authorities. The travel itinerary, hotel reservation and insurance confirmation are appreciable

Visa fee and Service charge*

 

Family visit/Private invitation Visas with single/multiple entries

Applicant is required to submit:

Passport-with a validity exceeding the applicant’s last day of stay by six months

Visa Application Form- fully completed, signed and dated

Photo-the most recent passport size one glued on the form

Supporting Documents- invitation of the host approved by either the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia or Immigration Authority of Mongolia. Please do not come to the Visa section without the endorsement from the said authorities. The travel itinerary and insurance confirmation are appreciable

Visa fee and Service charge*

 

Transit Visa  

Applicant is required to submit:

Passport-with a validity exceeding the applicant’s last day of stay by six months

Visa Application Form- fully completed, signed and dated

Photo-most recent passport size one glued on the form

Supporting Documents-visa of the destination country. The travel itinerary and insurance confirmation are appreciable

Visa fee and Service charge*

 

For applicants’ convenience, we accept applications submitted by:

1) The applicant him/herself

2) A person on behalf of the applicant, if applicant’s own authorization letter confirms

3)  Visa agencies such as Real Russia (http://realrussia.co.uk) and Almont (http://www.almonttravel.co.uk)

4) The Embassy does not have provisions to process visa applications sent 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 or make a bank transfer to Embassy’s bank account.

If you have already paid or transferred, bring the bank receipt or printed internet transfer receipt as the confirmation.

Otherwise, the applicant shall be given a pay slip when he/she lodges the visa application and asked to make the payment at a bank located in a walking distance from the Embassy and provide the receipt to the Visa Officer to start the visa issuing process.

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

 

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. A foreign national, who is going to apply for a visa with duration of stay more than 30 days, the Embassy will request for supporting documents such as an invitation of the host approved by either the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia or Immigration Authority of Mongolia.
  1. A foreign national, holding other than the “HG” category visa, 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.

 

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