Frequently asked questions

🎫 Is it possible to obtain 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 nevertheless recommend that these nationalities obtain an electronic visa to avoid contact on arrival.

✋ Which nationalities are exempt from visa requirements for Mongolia?

Beyond nationalities exceptionally exempt from the Mongolian visa requirement Until the end of 2025, these nationalities will not need a visa to travel to Mongolia:

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

⏱ When should I apply for an e-Visa?

You must apply for an e-Visa at least five days before your arrival. If you are arriving a long way away, we will accept applications but will send you your e-Visa when it is available (about a month before your arrival). 

⏳ How long is the e-Visa valid for?

The e-Visa allows you to stay one maximum of 30 days on site our 10 days for transit purposes. Once the e-Visa has been issued, you have 150 days to re-enter the country.

⏩ Want to extend your e-Visa?

Start extending your e-Visa

You can apply to extend your e-Visa from 30 additional days by starting the process online and completing it at an immigration centre in the capital. Extensions are not automatic.

🚸 Does the e-Visa also apply to minors?

Yes, minors also need an e-Visa. 

🧒 Do I need to apply for an exit permit for my child?

If a 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.

Authorisation to leave the country

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

The Russian government has digitised a large part of its immigration procedures by adding Mongolian checkpoints for entering the country with an electronic visa, allowing up to 16 days in Russia.

Applying for a unified Russian e-Visa

💊 Which vaccinations are compulsory for Mongolia?

No vaccinations are compulsory but the authorities advise :

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B for long or multiple stays
  • Rage for an extended stay, in isolation
  • Tick-borne encephalitis for a stay in rural or wooded areas up to 1500 metres altitude, from spring to autumn.
  • Typhoid for prolonged stays or in precarious hygiene conditions
Vaccinations for Mongolia

🚨 What should you do if you've made a mistake in your application?

If you discover an error before sending your administrative documents, please indicate the correction to be made by sending these documents.

Beyond that moment, corrections can no longer be applied. We invite you to contact us for more information.

Once the e-Visa issued, its data cannot be modified. You will need to submit a new application if your information differs significantly.

🙅🏽 Would you like to cancel your request?

Unfortunately, once paid, an ETA application is non-refundable. Please contact us for further information..

ℹ️ Is my personal information secure?

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

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