Since March 2020, restrictions apply with regard to persons permitted to enter Mongolia.
Foreign nationals may not enter Mongolia until 31 March 2021. This does not apply to the following:
– Permanent residents of Mongolia,
– Passengers with a short-term visa (business B type, diplomatic D-type, official A-type or family H-type visa) issued on or after 8 October 2020.
In addition, any person traveling by air or land to Mongolia must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours before arrival.
Thus, any person, regardless of nationality, including children who have reached the eligible age of taking COVID-19 PCR test, wishing to travel to Mongolia, must present a negative result at boarding.
1. Who can travel to Mongolia?
Foreign nationals may not enter Mongolia until 31 March 2021. Exemption is given to staff members of Diplomatic Missions, consular posts and international organizations accredited to Mongolia, foreign nationals with short-term visa (business B type, diplomatic D-type, or official A-type visa) issued on or after 8 October 2020.
2. Who has to present a negative test for travel to Mongolia?
Any person, including children who have reached the eligible age of taking COVID-19 PCR test, must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours before arrival.
3. Can I present rapid test result taken 72 hours before arrival instead of PCR test result?
For travelling to Mongolia, only negative PCR test results must be presented. The PCR test must be taken 72 hours before arrival.
4. Do I have to go into quarantine after entering Mongolia?
From 23 February 2021, any person arriving in Mongolia will go into mandatory 10-day-quarantine at dedicated facilities. 2 PCR tests will be conducted during the mandatory quarantine period.
If the PCR test results are negative passenger will observe 4-day-self isolation after completing the mandatory 10-day-quarantine.
Information on the quarantine facilities can be found at www.tabinfo.mn and contact the listed hotels /additional/ for reservations.
5. I have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Do I need to go into quarantine?
From 23 February 2021, any person, who has received full dose of Covid-19 vaccines and 2 weeks elapsed since the last dose is administered, will be exempted from quarantine upon presenting proof of vaccination. However, they shall observe 7-day-self isolation.
6. If my result is positive after arrival, what steps should I take?
People who test positive may be hospitalized for treatment depending on the patient’s physical condition and symptoms. Hospital treatment is free for all COVID-19 patients.
7. I have been in contact with a person who tested positive. What steps should I take?
People who have had contact with a person who has been tested positive are subject to a quarantine/self-isolation measure which will be decided by National Center for Communicable Disease of Mongolia.
8. Can I get vaccinated after arriving in Mongolia?
Starting from March 2021, Mongolia launched a vaccination plan and it has set out priority groups. Foreign nationals who are permanent residents in Mongolia are eligible for vaccination according to the Plan. For foreign nationals who are not permanent residents, vaccination plan is yet to be determined.
9. Is my self-isolation monitored?
Any person on self-isolation must download CLIX GPS application which will be monitored by competent authorities.