Most visits to Mongolia are trouble-free but you should be aware of the global risk of indiscriminate international terrorist attacks, which could be against civilian targets, including places frequented by foreigners.

Violent muggings are rare but do occur.

Passport and visa

  • Passports:
    Passport valid for at least six months required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
  • Visas:
    Required by all nationals referred to in the chart above except: 1. nationals of the USA, if entering the country as a…



Tugrik (MNT; symbol ₮). Notes are in denominations of ₮20,000, 10,000, 5,000, 1,000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1. Coins are in denominations of ₮500, 200, 100, 50 and 20.

Public holidays

11.26 Independence Day

01.01 New Year’s Day

Duty Free

The following goods may be imported into Mongolia without incurring customs duty:

  • 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars and 250g of tobacco.
  • 1L of vodka and 2L of wine and 3L of beer