Frequently asked questions

🎫 Is it possible to get a visa on arrival in Mongolia?

Only a few nationalities can obtain an electronic visa on arrival in Mongolia: United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar

⚠️ Despite this and in the context of COVID-19, the authorities still recommend that these nationalities obtain an electronic visa to avoid contacts on arrival.

✋ What nationalities are exempt from visa requirements for Mongolia?

Beyond the nationalities exceptionally exempted from Mongolian visa until the end of 2025, these nationalities do not need a visa to go to Mongolia:

  • 90 days: Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Chile, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macao, Serbia, Ukraine and the United States.
  • 30 days: Canada, Cuba, Germany, Israel, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Turkey, Thailand and Uruguay.
  • 21 days: Philippines
  • 14 days: Hong Kong

⏱ When to apply for an e-Visa?

The e-Visa application must be made at least five days before your arrival. If your arrival is far away, we accept applications but we will allow us to send you your e-Visa when it is available (about one month before your arrival). 

⏳ How long is the e-Visa valid for?

The e-Visa allows you to stay for a maximum of 30 days or 10 days in transit. Once the e-Visa is issued, you have 150 days to re-enter the country.

⏩ Want to extend your e-Visa?

Start the e-Visa extension

It is possible to apply for an extension of the e-Visa for an additional 30 days by starting the process online and completing it at an immigration center in the capital. The extension is not automatic.

🚸 Does the e-Visa also apply to minors?

Yes, minors also need an e-Visa. 

🧒 Do I need to apply for a Permit to leave the country for my child?

If the minor leaves French territory without a legal guardian, he or she must be in possession of an AST (authorisation to leave the country). This document can be requested online, and must be completed by one of the holders of parental authority. When travelling, this form must be accompanied by a copy of the identity document of the legal guardian.

Authorization to leave the country

🇲🇲 Would you like to visit Russia during your trip?

The Russian government has digitized much of its immigration process by adding Mongolian checkpoints for entering the country with an electronic visa, allowing up to 16 days in Russia.

Apply for a Russian Unified e-Visa

💊 What vaccines are required for Mongolia?

No vaccinations are mandatory but the authorities advise :

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B for long or multiple stays
  • Rage for a prolonged stay in isolation
  • Tick-borne encephalitis for a stay in rural or wooded areas up to 1500 meters above sea level, from spring to fall.
  • Typhoid for a prolonged stay or in precarious hygienic conditions
Vaccines for Mongolia

🚨 What if you made a mistake in your application?

If you become aware of an error before sending your administrative documents, please indicate the correction to be made when sending these documents.

After this time, corrections cannot be applied. Please contact us for more information.

Once the e-Visa is issued, its data cannot be changed. You will have to file a new application if your information differs significantly.

🙅🏽 Want to cancel your application?

Unfortunately, once paid, an ETA application is not refundable. Please contact us for further information.

ℹ️ Is my personal information secure?

The data you may enter on this site is protected and only used to obtain the requested e-Visa. Our payment process is secure, and no banking data about you is stored on our servers.

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