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Mongolia travel restrictions

COVID-19 Vacc. -123.46%
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes
Airlines Updates
Published on 11.06.2021
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29.09.2020 Mongolian carrier Hunnu Air during the month of September and October 2020 schedules following domestic service, based on the airline’s schedule listing on its website. Planned operation for the period of 01SEP20 – 24OCT20 as follows.

Ulaanbaatar – Altai – Uliastai – Ulanbaatar 2 weekly
Ulaanbaatar – Khovd – Murun – Ulaanbaatar 2 weekly
Ulaanbaatar – Ulgii – Ulaangom – Ulaanbaatar 2 weekly

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Open for travel from Mongolia
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Mongolia.
  • This does not apply to:
    • Nationals of Mongolia,
    • Passengers holding a Business (B) category visa, Diplomatic (D) category visa, or Official (A) category visa, provided they also hold a negative Covid-19 test obtained prior to their flight to Mongolia.
Flight Restrictions

published 28.10.2020

Total entry ban
Passengers are not allowed to enter until 31 December 2020.
– This does not apply to passengers with a short-term visa (business (B-type), diplomatic (D-type) or official (A-type) visa) issued on or after 8 October 2020.

Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site.

All incoming passengers are required to undertake 7 days quarantine in an approved hotel. PCR tests will be taken on the 5th and 7th days of quarantine.

Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required.

All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival.

Vaccination
COVID-19 Total Vaccination date: 2021-07-23
COVID-19 Total Vaccination: 4047468
COVID-19 Daily Vaccination: 18266
COVID-19 Vacc. (per 100 citizens, %): 123.46
COVID-19 Daily Vacc. (per 1 million citizens): 5572

Yellow fever (2016)
Country requirement at entry: no
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

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  • Mongolia Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia
    It is currently not possible for foreign nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. You should contact the Mongolian Embassy in your country. All scheduled international commercial flights and rail are suspended. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19 at least 14 days before arriving in Mongolia. Or,
    • Undertake 7 days quarantine in an approved hotel. PCR tests will be taken on the 6th day of quarantine. No further isolation will be required if those tests return negative results
    Details of quarantine hotels can be found here and here. Your nearest Mongolian Embassy should have information on the latest requirements for returning to Mongolia.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 31 May 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline/booking agent
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    In addition to the above, the Government of Mongolia has placed the country under an “Orange Level” status, or “partial heightened state of readiness”. Orange restrictions include the banning of traffic from Ulaanbaatar to other provinces until 22 May and the closure of bars, tourist resorts and gyms. Restaurants are permitted to serve takeaway food only.
    *Accommodation: Limited hotels are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    11.06.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: All international commercial flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 May 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short-term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19and then to self-isolate after arrival for 7 days. Or,
    • Undertake 7 days quarantine in an approved hotel. PCR tests will be taken on the 5th and 7th days of quarantine. No further isolation will be required if those tests return negative results.
    Details of quarantine hotels can be found here and here. Your nearest Mongolian Embassy should have information on the latest requirements for returning to Mongolia.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 31 May 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline/booking agent
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    In addition to the above, the Government of Mongolia has placed the country under an “Orange Level” status, or “partial heightened state of readiness”. Orange restrictions include the banning of traffic from Ulaanbaatar to other provinces until 22 May and the closure of bars, tourist resorts and gyms. Restaurants are permitted to serve takeaway food only.
    *Accommodation: Limited hotels are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    12.05.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: All international commercial flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 May 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short-term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19and then to self-isolate after arrival for 7 days. Or,
    • Undertake 7 days quarantine in an approved hotel. PCR tests will be taken on the 5th and 7th days of quarantine. No further isolation will be required if those tests return negative results.
    Details of quarantine hotels can be found here and here. Your nearest Mongolian Embassy should have information on the latest requirements for returning to Mongolia.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: • restrictions on public gatherings; • fines for not wearing a mask in public; • the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 30 April 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline/booking agent; • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice; • the cancellation of all domestic flights In addition to the above, due to a rise in COVID-19 cases the Government of Mongolia has placed the country under lockdown and a “red all-out-readiness” status has been extended until 6am on 8 May. Internal travel, including within Ulaanbaatar, will be prohibited with exceptions only for emergency vehicles and funerals. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals will remain open throughout.
    *Accommodation: Hotels are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    05.05.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Authorities to impose 14-day lockdown starting 3 April (Xinhua, 30.03.2021). International passenger flights to resume 1 May following COVID-19-related suspension (Xinhua, 04.03.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. You should contact the Mongolian Embassy for the most up-to-date advice on entry requirements. All international commercial flights and rail are suspended until at least 30 April 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19 and then to self-isolate after arrival for 7 days. Or,
    • Undertake 7 days quarantine in an approved hotel. PCR tests will be taken on the 5th and 7th days of quarantine. No further isolation will be required if those tests return negative results.
    If you choose to travel to Mongolia on these flights, you will be responsible for making your own arrangements and, if relevant, paying for the cost of approved hotel quarantine on arrival in Mongolia. Details of quarantine hotels can be found here and here. Your nearest Mongolian Embassy should have information on the latest requirements for returning to Mongolia.
    You can sign up to receive email alerts for changes to this travel advice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: • restrictions on public gatherings; • fines for not wearing a mask in public; • the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 30 April 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline/booking agent; • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice; • the cancellation of all domestic flights In addition to the above, due to a rise in COVID-19 cases the Government of Mongolia has placed the country under lockdown and a “red all-out-readiness” status has been extended until 6am on 8 May. Internal travel, including within Ulaanbaatar, will be prohibited with exceptions only for emergency vehicles and funerals. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals will remain open throughout.
    *Accommodation: Hotels are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    23.04.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Authorities to impose 14-day lockdown starting 3 April (Xinhua, 30.03.2021). Two-week restriction on road travel to, from capital imposed because of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 15.03.2021). International passenger flights to resume 1 May following COVID-19-related suspension (Xinhua, 04.03.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. You should contact the Mongolian Embassy for the most up-to-date advice on entry requirements. All international commercial flights and rail are suspended until at least 30 April 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19 and then to self-isolate after arrival for 7 days. Or,
    • Undertake 7 days quarantine in an approved hotel. PCR tests will be taken on the 5th and 7th days of quarantine. No further isolation will be required if those tests return negative results.
    If you choose to travel to Mongolia on these flights, you will be responsible for making your own arrangements and, if relevant, paying for the cost of approved hotel quarantine on arrival in Mongolia. Details of quarantine hotels can be found here and here. Your nearest Mongolian Embassy should have information on the latest requirements for returning to Mongolia.
    You can sign up to receive email alerts for changes to this travel advice.

    Internal Restrictions: *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 30 April 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline/booking agent
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    In addition to the above, due to a rise in COVID-19 cases the Government of Mongolia has placed the country under lockdown and a “red all-out-readiness” status from 10 to 25 April. Internal travel, including within Ulaanbaatar, will be prohibited with exceptions only for emergency vehicles and funerals. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals will remain open throughout.
    *Accommodation: Hotels are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    09.04.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Authorities to impose 14-day lockdown starting 3 April (Xinhua, 30.03.2021). Two-week restriction on road travel to, from capital imposed because of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 15.03.2021). International passenger flights to resume 1 May following COVID-19-related suspension (Xinhua, 04.03.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. You should contact the Mongolian Embassy for the most up-to-date advice on entry requirements. All international commercial flights and rail are suspended until at least 30 April 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19 and then to self-isolate after arrival for 7 days. Or,
    • Undertake 7 days quarantine in an approved hotel. PCR tests will be taken on the 5th and 7th days of quarantine. No further isolation will be required if those tests return negative results.
    If you choose to travel to Mongolia on these flights, you will be responsible for making your own arrangements and, if relevant, paying for the cost of approved hotel quarantine on arrival in Mongolia. Details of quarantine hotels can be found here and here. Your nearest Mongolian Embassy should have information on the latest requirements for returning to Mongolia.
    You can sign up to receive email alerts for changes to this travel advice.

    Internal Restrictions: *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 30 April 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline/booking agent
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    In addition to the above, the government of Mongolia has placed the country under an “orange” alert status. Restrictions include the following:
    • The closure of all restaurants, bars, nightclubs, gyms, swimming pools, wellness centres, cinemas, performances and resorts.
    • The suspension of all types of celebration, events, competitions, meetings, gatherings, demonstrations and receptions.
    • Restrictions on private vehicle and pedestrians between 11 pm and 6 am
    • The suspension of traffic movement to rural aimags (provinces) from Ulaanbaatar, except for the delivery of food, fodder and fuel products.
    • Hairdressers and beauty centres that follow social distancing rules are permitted to open on weekdays.
    • Shops and retail businesses that follow social distancing rules are permitted to operate at up to 30 percent of their capacity and close at 8pm daily.
    • Large marketplaces, such as Narantuul in Ulaanbaatar can operate on weekdays only until 8pm, at up to 30 percent capacity.
    • There is a 5-person limit for social gatherings.
    • Only 30 percent of employees to work in the office at one time.
    *Accommodation: Hotels are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    05.04.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Two-week restriction on road travel to, from capital imposed because of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 15.03.2021). International passenger flights to resume 1 May following COVID-19-related suspension (Xinhua, 04.03.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: All international commercial flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19and then to self-isolate after arrival for 7 days. Or,
    • Undertake 10 days quarantine in an approved hotel followed by 4 days self-isolation. PCR tests will be taken on the 2nd and 8th days of quarantine.

    Internal Restrictions: *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 31 March 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    In addition to the above, Ulaanbaatar has been placed under an “orange ” alert status, effective until 5 April 2021, under which the restriction of vehicle and pedestrian movements between 11 pm to 6 am applies (exempt are medical care, funerals, night flights, engineering supply work and special purpose transport).
    The following are closed or limited in the numbers attending:
    • All types of celebration, events, meetings, gatherings and receptions.
    • Demonstrations, gatherings and competitions.
    • Cultural performances and public trips.
    • Weddings and receptions.
    • Night clubs and karaoke, public dance halls and dance clubs.
    • Trade fairs and exhibitions.
    • Online and all types of gaming centres.
    • Training centres /except for in-class and industrial training centres with up to 10 people, entertainment places /at up to 30 percent seating capacity.
    • Relaxation centres, fitness centres, saunas and swimming pools /at up to 30 percent capacity.
    • Inns and motels.
    • Religious activities, temples and churches.
    • Sports activities and events except for training of athletes for the Olympics and international tournaments /up to 10 people at a time indoor.
    There is also a temporary suspension of movement via public transport and private vehicles out of Ulaanbaatar in the aforementioned time.
    *Accommodation: Hotels are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    25.03.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Two-week restriction on road travel to, from capital imposed because of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 15.03.2021). International passenger flights to resume 1 May following COVID-19-related suspension (Xinhua, 04.03.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: All international commercial flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19and then to self-isolate after arrival for 7 days. Or,
    • Undertake 10 days quarantine in an approved hotel followed by 4 days self-isolation. PCR tests will be taken on the 2nd and 8th days of quarantine.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: restrictions on public gatherings; fines for not wearing a mask in public; the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 31 March 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice; the cancellation of all domestic flights.
    In addition to the above, Ulaanbaatar has been placed under a “orange ” alert status, effective from 6 am, March 15, 2021 until 6 am, March 28, 2021 ; under which the restriction of vehicle and pedestrian movements between 11 pm to 6 am applies (exempt are medical care, funerals, night flights, engineering supply work and special purpose transport). The following are closed or limited in the numbers attending: All types of celebration, events, meetings, gatherings and receptions. Demonstrations, gatherings and competitions. Cultural performances and public trips. Weddings and receptions. Night clubs and karaoke, public dance halls and dance clubs. Trade fairs and exhibitions. Online and all types of gaming centres. Training centres /except for in-class and industrial training centres with up to 10 people, entertainment places /at up to 30 percent seating capacity. Relaxation centres, fitness centres, saunas and swimming pools /at up to 30 percent capacity. Inns and motels. Religious activities, temples and churches. Sports activities and events except for training of athletes for the Olympics and international tournaments /up to 10 people at a time indoor.
    There is also a temporary suspension of movement via public transport and private vehicles out of Ulaanbaatar in the aforementioned time.
    *Accommodation: Hotels are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    16.03.2021
  • Mongolia International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. You should contact the Mongolian Embassy in London for the most up-to-date advice on entry requirements. All international commercial flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19and then to self-isolate after arrival for 7 days. Or,
    • Undertake 10 days quarantine in an approved hotel followed by 4 days self-isolation. PCR tests will be taken on the 2nd and 8th days of quarantine.
    If you choose to travel to Mongolia, you will be responsible for making your own arrangements and, if relevant, paying for the cost of approved hotel quarantine on arrival in Mongolia. Your nearest Mongolian Embassy should have information on the latest requirements for returning to Mongolia.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 31 March 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    In addition to the above, Ulaanbaatar has been placed under a “yellow” alert status, under which competitions, group trips, clearance sales and fairs, nightclubs, gaming centres and indoor play centres are not permitted or allowed to open. Movement in and out of the city is permitted for those able to present proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the date of travel.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    02.03.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government extends COVID-19 lockdown in capital until 11 January (Xinhua, 04.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. You should contact the Mongolian Embassy in London for the most up-to-date advice on entry requirements. All international commercial flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed.
    The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or short term business visas). All incoming passengers are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and either:
    • Present valid evidence of having received a full vaccination course against COVID-19and then to self-isolate after arrival for 7 days. Or,
    • Undertake 10 days quarantine in an approved hotel followed by 4 days self-isolation. PCR tests will be taken on the 2nd and 8th days of quarantine.
    If you choose to travel to Mongolia, you will be responsible for making your own arrangements and, if relevant, paying for the cost of approved hotel quarantine on arrival in Mongolia. Your nearest Mongolian Embassy should have information on the latest requirements for returning to Mongolia.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the suspension of all international commercial air and rail routes until at least 31 March 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    In addition to the above, from 6am on 23 February Ulaanbaatar has been placed under a “yellow” alert status, under which competitions, group trips, clearance sales and fairs, nightclubs, gaming centres and indoor play centres are not permitted or allowed to open. Movement in and out of the city will be prohibited until 1 March 2021, with exceptions only for emergency vehicles and funerals.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    22.02.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government extends COVID-19 lockdown in capital until 11 January (Xinhua, 04.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings and several “non-essential” services
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return
    • the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 March 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    In addition to the above, Ulaanbaatar will be placed under a strict lockdown from 6am on 11 February until 6am on 23 February during the Lunar New Year period. There will be a curfew in place between 9pm and 7am daily. Public transport will run from 7am to 10am and 5pm to 8pm only. The authorities will be carrying out one COVID-19 test per household throughout Ulaanbaatar during the lockdown. Movement in and out of the city will be prohibited with exceptions only for emergency vehicles and funerals. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals will remain open throughout. The public has been advised to only visit their closest grocery store during the lockdown.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    09.02.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government extends COVID-19 lockdown in capital until 11 January (Xinhua, 04.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings and several “non-essential” services
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return
    • the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 March 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    In addition to the above, Ulaanbaatar will be placed under a strict lockdown from 06:00 on 11 February until 06:00 on 23 February during the Lunar New Year period. There will be a curfew in place between 21:00 and 07:00 daily. Public transport will run from 07:00 to 10:00 and 17:00 to 20:00 only. Movement in and out of the city will be prohibited with exceptions only for emergency vehicles and funerals. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals will remain open throughout. The public has been advised to only visit their closest grocery store during the lockdown.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    05.02.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government extends COVID-19 lockdown in capital until 11 January (Xinhua, 04.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings and several “non-essential” services;
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public;
    • the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return;
    • the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 March 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline;
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia;
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice;
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights.
    Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and hospitals remain open and social distancing measures are in place in restaurants and cafes.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    27.01.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government extends COVID-19 lockdown in capital until 11 January (Xinhua, 04.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    • restrictions on public gatherings and several “non-essential” services
    • fines for not wearing a mask in public
    • the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return
    • the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 March 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline
    • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia
    • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    • the cancellation of all domestic flights
    Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and hospitals remain open and social distancing measures are in place in restaurants and cafes.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    12.01.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government extends COVID-19 lockdown in capital until 11 January (Xinhua, 04.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: fines for not wearing a mask in public, the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return, the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 March 2021. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline. The closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia. The closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice. The cancellation of all domestic flights.
    In addition to the above, Ulaanbaatar will be subject to more severe restrictions until at least 6am on 11 January. Non-essential activities and movement will not be permitted including travel in and out of Ulaanbaatar. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and hospitals remain open.
    The government of Mongolia has placed all other provinces in Mongolia under a state of “partial alert”, which entails less severe restrictions.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely need to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels need to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    04.01.2021
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government will reimpose lockdown measures in capital starting 23 December (Xinhua, 21.12.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 December. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: It is currently not possible for British nationals without long-stay visas, residence permits or business visas for Mongolia to enter Mongolia. You should contact the local Mongolian Embassy for the most up-to-date advice on entry requirements. All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 March 2021. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine). If you choose to travel to Mongolia, you will be responsible for making your own arrangements and paying for the cost of quarantine on arrival in Mongolia (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine). You may register your interest with your name and contact details with your local Embassy, which will be passed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mongolia. Your nearest Mongolian Embassy should have information on the latest requirements for returning to Mongolia. You can sign up to receive email alerts for changes to this travel advice.
    *Visas: Any foreign nationals who need to extend their visas should contact the Immigration Agency of Mongolia, telephone +976 1800 1882 or +976 9314 1009.

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    30.12.2020
  • Mongolia International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 December. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: fines for not wearing a mask in public; the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 December. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice; the cancellation of all domestic flights; traffic is not permitted to leave Ulaanbaatar from 6am on 18 December until 24 December. Traffic may enter Ulaanbaatar during that time but will be subject to roadside checks.
    In addition to the above, Battsengel soum in Arkhangai and Altanbulag and Sukhbaatar soums in Selenge are subject to more severe restrictions until at least 21 December under a state of “all-out readiness”. The public in those locations need to avoid any non-essential activities and movement. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals remain open.
    The government of Mongolia has placed all other provinces in Mongolia under a state of “high alert”, which entails less severe restrictions.

    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    18.12.2020
  • Mongolia International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 December. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: fines for not wearing a mask in public; the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 December. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice.
    In addition to the above, Battsengel soum in Arkhangai and Altanbulag and Sukhbaatar soums in Selenge are subject to more severe restrictions until at least 21 December under a state of “all-out readiness”. The public in those locations need to avoid any non-essential activities and movement. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals remain open. The government of Mongolia has placed all other provinces in Mongolia under a state of “high alert”, which entails less severe restrictions.

    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    14.12.2020
  • Mongolia International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mongolia: All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 December. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (14 days in an approved hotel followed by 7 days self-quarantine).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: • fines for not wearing a mask in public; • the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; • the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 December. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice. In addition to the above, the government of Mongolia extended a state of “all-out readiness” and full lockdown in Ulaanbaatar and the provinces of Selenge and Arkhangai until 6am on 14 December. The public in those three locations are required to avoid any non-essential activities and movement. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals remain open. Restrictions include, but are not limited to: • the suspension of all entertainment activities and events, public gatherings, conferences, cinemas, sports and cultural events, gaming centres, playgrounds and all types of children’s activities; • the suspension of all road, rail and domestic air transport leaving Ulaanbaatar, Selenge and Arkhangai; • the closure of all education institutions.
    On 14 December at 6am restrictions in Ulaanbaatar, Selenge and Arkhangai will be relaxed to a state of “high alert” matching all other provinces. However, Battsengel soum in Arkhangai and Altanbulag and Sukhbaatar soums in Selenge will remain under the state of “all-out readiness” until at least 21 December. The government of Mongolia has placed all other provinces in Mongolia under a state of “high alert”, which entails less severe restrictions.

    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    10.12.2020
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government extends nationwide lockdown to contain COVID-19 pandemic until 1 December (Xinhua, 15.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled and charter flights leaving Mongolia have been suspended indefinitely. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (21 days in an approved hotel).

    Internal Restrictions:
    **Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: • fines for not wearing a mask in public; • the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; • the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 December. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice. In addition to the above, the government of Mongolia extended a state of “all-out readiness” and full lockdown in Ulaanbaatar and the provinces of Selenge and Arkhangai until 6am on 11 December. The public in those three locations are required to avoid any non-essential activities and movement. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals remain open. Restrictions include, but are not limited to: • the suspension of all entertainment activities and events, public gatherings, conferences, cinemas, sports and cultural events, gaming centres, playgrounds and all types of children’s activities; • the suspension of all road, rail and domestic air transport leaving Ulaanbaatar, Selenge and Arkhangai; • the closure of all education institutions; The government of Mongolia has placed all other provinces in Mongolia under a state of “high alert”, which entails less severe restrictions.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    09.12.2020
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government extends nationwide lockdown to contain COVID-19 pandemic until 1 December (Xinhua, 15.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled and charter flights leaving Mongolia have been suspended indefinitely. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (21 days in an approved hotel).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: fines for not wearing a mask in public; the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 December. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice.
    In addition to the above, the government of Mongolia extended a state of “all-out readiness” and full lockdown in Ulaanbaatar and the provinces of Selenge and Arkhangai until 6am on 11 December. The public in those three locations are required to avoid any non-essential activities and movement. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals remain open. Restrictions include, but are not limited to: the suspension of all entertainment activities and events, public gatherings, conferences, cinemas, sports and cultural events, gaming centres, playgrounds and all types of children’s activities; the suspension of all road, rail and domestic air transport leaving Ulaanbaatar, Selenge and Arkhangai; the closure of all education institutions. The government of Mongolia has placed all other provinces in Mongolia under a state of “high alert”, which entails less severe restrictions.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    30.11.2020
  • Mongolia Latest News: Government extends nationwide lockdown to contain COVID-19 pandemic until 1 December (Xinhua, 15.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled and charter flights leaving Mongolia have been suspended indefinitely. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (21 days in an approved hotel).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: • fines for not wearing a mask in public; • the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; • the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 December. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice. In addition to the above, the government of Mongolia introduced a state of “nationwide all-out readiness” from 6am on 12 November until 6am on 1 December. This means a temporary tightening of restrictive measures including instructing the public to avoid any non-essential activities and movement. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals will remain open. Temporary restrictions include, but are not limited to: • the suspension of all entertainment activities and events, public gatherings, conferences, cinemas, sports and cultural events, gaming centres, playgrounds and all types of children’s activities • the suspension of all road, rail and domestic air transport leaving Ulaanbaatar; • the closure of all education institutions.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    15.11.2020
  • Mongolia Latest News: The Mongolian government on Monday decided to extend the country’s heightened state of readiness until the end of October amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua, 14.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 December. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (21 days in an approved hotel).

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mongolia: Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: • fines for not wearing a mask in public • the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return • the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 December. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline • the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia • the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice. The government of Mongolia has also introduced a state of “nationwide all-out readiness” to last from 6am on 12 November until 6am on 17 November. This means a temporary tightening of restrictive measures and recommendation that the public refrain from non-essential activities and movement. Essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals will remain open. Restrictions include, but are not limited to: • the suspension of all entertainment activities and events, public gatherings, conferences, cinemas, sports and cultural events, gaming centres, playgrounds and all types of children’s activities; • the suspension of all road, rail and domestic air transport leaving Ulaanbaatar; • the closure of all education institutions.

    *Accommodation: Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    *Public places and services: You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public. Other restrictions are summarised in the Travel in Mongolia section above.

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    12.11.2020
  • Mongolia Latest News: The Mongolian government on Monday decided to extend the country’s heightened state of readiness until the end of October amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua, 14.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 December. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia on incoming charter flights if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa, permanent residency or business visas) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival (21 days in an approved hotel).

    Internal Restrictions:
    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: fines for not wearing a mask in public; the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 December. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice.
    In addition to the above the following new measures were announced on 11 November 2020: the suspension in Ulaanbaatar of all entertainment activities and events, public gatherings, conferences, cinemas, sports and cultural events, gaming centres, playgrounds and all types of children’s activities; the suspension of all road, rail and domestic air transport leaving Ulaanbaatar until 11pm on 13 November; the closure of all education institutions in Ulaanbaatar until 14 November.
    Accommodation – Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    Public places and services – Services are starting to return to normal, with all domestic restrictions, including on public gatherings, events, meetings and on business hours of bars and clubs, lifted on 21 September. Shops, restaurants, museums and national parks are open. You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public.

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    11.11.2020
  • Mongolia Latest News: The Mongolian government on Monday decided to extend the country’s heightened state of readiness until the end of October amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua, 14.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 December. It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa or permanent residency) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: fines for not wearing a mask in public; the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 December. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice.
    Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    Services are starting to return to normal, with all domestic restrictions, including on public gatherings, events, meetings and on business hours of bars and clubs, lifted on 21 September. Shops, restaurants, museums and national parks are open. You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public.

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    29.10.2020
  • Mongolia Latest News: The Mongolian government on Monday decided to extend the country’s heightened state of readiness until the end of October amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua, 14.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 October. It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa or permanent residency) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: fines for not wearing a mask in public; the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 October. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    Services are starting to return to normal, with all domestic restrictions, including on public gatherings, events, meetings and on business hours of bars and clubs, due to be lifted on 21 September. Shops, restaurants, museums and national parks are open.

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    06.10.2020
  • Mongolia

    The Mongolian government on Monday decided to extend the country’s heightened state of readiness until the end of October amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua, 14.09.2020)

    International restrictions:

    All international flights and rail are suspended until at least 31 October. It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government. All road border crossings to and from Russia are closed to foreign nationals. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed. The Mongolian government has indicated it may allow foreign nationals to travel to Mongolia if they meet certain criteria (a valid long-stay visa or permanent residency) and undertake the required quarantine measures on arrival. The Mongolian government has advised that charter flights from Hong Kong to Ulaanbaatar on 17 September and from Seoul to Ulaanbaatar on 21 September may be used by foreign nationals to return to Mongolia.

    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: fines for not wearing a mask in public; the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, though foreign nationals with long-stay visas or residency may be allowed to return; the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 October. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice
    Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature may be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance.
    Services are starting to return to normal, with all domestic restrictions, including on public gatherings, events, meetings and on business hours of bars and clubs, due to be lifted on 21 September. Shops, restaurants, museums and national parks are open.

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    15.09.2020
  • Mongolia The Mongolian government on Monday decided to extend the country’s heightened state of readiness until the end of October amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua, 14.09.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least end of October, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia. All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled but there are occasional charter flights leaving Mongolia.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts; fines for not wearing a mask in public. Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature will be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance. Mass gatherings such as sports events and cultural activities will re-start from Wednesday 16 September.

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    14.09.2020
  • Mongolia Suspension of international air and rail routes until 15 September (UK.Gov, 26.08.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least 15 September, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia. All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled but there are occasional charter flights leaving Mongolia.The Government of Mongolia has announced the following charter flights: The Government of Mongolia has announced the following charter flights: 21 August: Frankfurt, 22 August: Seoul, 24 August: Tokyo, 26 August: Frankfurt, 27 August: Sydney, 30 August: Nur Sultan, 31 August: Seattle.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts; fines for not wearing a mask in public; the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals
    the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 15 September. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice.
    Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature will be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance. Although services are starting to return to normal, there are some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts. Shops, restaurants, museums and national parks are open.

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    01.09.2020
  • Mongolia Suspension of international air and rail routes until 15 September (UK.Gov, 26.08.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least 15 September, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia. All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled but there are occasional charter flights leaving Mongolia.The Government of Mongolia has announced the following charter flights: The Government of Mongolia has announced the following charter flights: 21 August: Frankfurt, 22 August: Seoul, 24 August: Tokyo, 26 August: Frankfurt, 27 August: Sydney, 30 August: Nur Sultan, 31 August: Seattle.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:
    some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts; fines for not wearing a mask in public; the closure of all schools, kindergartens, universities, and higher education institutions until 1 September; the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals; the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 15 September. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice.

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    26.08.2020
  • Mongolia *****

    International restrictions:

    It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least 31 August, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia. All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled but there are occasional charter flights leaving Mongolia.The Government of Mongolia has announced the following charter flights: The Government of Mongolia has announced the following charter flights: 21 August: Frankfurt, 22 August: Seoul, 24 August: Tokyo, 26 August: Frankfurt, 27 August: Sydney, 30 August: Nur Sultan, 31 August: Seattle.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: Some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts, fines for not wearing a mask in public, the closure of all schools, kindergartens, universities, and higher education institutions until 1 September 2020, the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 31 August. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline, the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia, the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice.

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    20.08.2020
  • Mongolia *****

    International restrictions:

    It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least 31 August, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia. All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled but there are occasional charter flights leaving Mongolia.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts; fines for not wearing a mask in public; the closure of all schools, kindergartens, universities, and higher education institutions until 1 September 2020. Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature will be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance. Although services are starting to return to normal, there are some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts. Shops, restaurants, museums and national parks are open. You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public.

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    11.08.2020
  • Mongolia *****

    International restrictions:

    It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least 31 August, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia. All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled but there are occasional charter flights leaving Mongolia.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts; fines for not wearing a mask in public; the closure of all schools, kindergartens, universities, and higher education institutions until 1 September 2020. Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature will be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance. Although services are starting to return to normal, there are some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts. Shops, restaurants, museums and national parks are open. You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public.

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    30.07.2020
  • Mongolia Government extends its heightened state of readiness until 15 July (Xinhua, 30.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least 31 July, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia. All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled but there are occasional charter flights leaving Mongolia.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts; fines for not wearing a mask in public; the closure of all schools, kindergartens, universities, and higher education institutions until 1 September 2020. Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature will be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance. Although services are starting to return to normal, there are some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts. Shops, restaurants, museums and national parks are open. You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public.

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    22.07.2020
  • Mongolia Government extends its heightened state of readiness until 15 July (Xinhua, 30.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    All international air and rail routes until at least 15 July. All road crossings between Mongolia and Russian Federation are closed to foreign nationals. All borders between China and Mongolia are closed until further notice. While all scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled, there are occasional charter flights leaving Mongolia.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts; fines for not wearing a mask in public; the closure of all schools, kindergartens, universities, and higher education institutions until 1 September 2020. Hotels and other accommodation are open. You will likely be required to wear a mask in indoor public areas of your accommodation, and your temperature will be checked upon entry. Hotels are required to carry out regular cleaning and sanitising measures as per government guidance. Although services are starting to return to normal, there are some restrictions on public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts. Shops, restaurants, museums and national parks are open. You may be fined if you do not wear a mask in public.

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    09.07.2020
  • Mongolia Government extends its heightened state of readiness until 15 July (Xinhua, 30.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    The Mongolian authorities have introduced new measures in relation to coronavirus. It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least 30 June, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia. All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled but there are occasional charter flights from Mongolia organised by the Mongolian Government.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include:

    the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals: the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 15 July. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline; the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice; the closure of all schools, kindergartens, universities, and higher education institutions until 1 September 2020; the prohibition of all public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts until 30 June 2020. You should comply with any additional screening measures and instructions regarding self-quarantine put in place by the local authorities. Museums and libraries resumed operation as of 22 June. Closure of schools, universities, cinemas and entertainment centers until 1 September. Professional and short-term training centers will be gradually opened. These include vocational trainings, language centers, and driving schools. Starting May 1, gyms, swimming pools, tourist camps, leisure centers, hotels, and similar public locations were opened if they meet standards of disinfection and implement social distancing. Religious institutions are only allowed to conduct internal activities. Bars and karaoke centers are closed for indefinite period and restaurants will operate until 12:00AM.

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    01.07.2020
  • Mongolia All international passenger flights and railway transportations will be suspended until 31 May.

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    International restrictions:

    The Mongolian authorities have introduced new measures in relation to coronavirus. It is currently not possible for foreign nationals to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least 30 June, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia. All scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled but there are occasional charter flights from Mongolia organised by the Mongolian Government.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals; the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 30 June. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline
    the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia; the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice; the closure of all schools, kindergartens, universities, and higher education institutions until 1 September 2020; the prohibition of all public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts until 30 June 2020. You should comply with any additional screening measures and instructions regarding self-quarantine put in place by the local authorities.
    Museums and libraries resumed operation as of 22 June. Closure of schools, universities, cinemas and entertainment centers until 1 September. Professional and short-term training centers will be gradually opened. These include vocational trainings, language centers, and driving schools. Starting May 1, gyms, swimming pools, tourist camps, leisure centers, hotels, and similar public locations were opened if they meet standards of disinfection and implement social distancing. Religious institutions are only allowed to conduct internal activities. Bars and karaoke centers are closed for indefinite period and restaurants will operate until 12:00AM.

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    29.06.2020
  • Mongolia All international passenger flights and railway transportations will be suspended until 31 May.

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Mongolia.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Mongolia.
    – This does not apply to residents of Mongolia who are direct family members of a national of Mongolia.
    – This does not apply to accredited staff and their direct family members of diplomatic missions and offices of international organizations in Mongolia.
    – This does not apply to international freight transport drivers and railway train personnel of Mongolia, Russian Fed. and China (People’s Rep.).
    2. Nationals of Mongolia will be placed in quarantine for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days.
    3. Residents of Mongolia who are direct family members of a national of Mongolia will be placed in quarantine for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days.
    4. Accredited staff and their direct family members of diplomatic missions and offices of international organizations in Mongolia will be quarantined for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days.

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    International restrictions:

    Mongolia has extended a ban on all international travel and prohibited entry to all foreigners, even those with family ties to Mongolian citizens or who hold legal residency visas. It is currently not possible to enter or exit Mongolia due to restrictions imposed by the Mongolian Government, including the suspension of all international flights and rail until at least 30 June, the closure to foreign nationals of all road border crossings to and from Russia, and the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Precautionary measures introduced by the Mongolian authorities include: the banning of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals, the suspension of all international air and rail routes until at least 30 June. You should check the status of any upcoming flights or trains into and out of Mongolia with your airline, the closure to foreign nationals of road crossings between Mongolia and Russia, the closure of all borders between China and Mongolia until further notice, the closure of all schools, kindergartens, universities, and higher education institutions until 1 September 2020, the prohibition of all public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events, and concerts until 30 June 2020.

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    18.06.2020
  • Mongolia All international passenger flights and railway transportations will be suspended until 31 May. 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Mongolia. – This does not apply to nationals of Mongolia. – This does not apply to residents of Mongolia who are direct family members of a national of Mongolia. – This does not apply to accredited staff and their direct family members of diplomatic missions and offices of international organizations in Mongolia. – This does not apply to international freight transport drivers and railway train personnel of Mongolia, Russian Fed. and China (People’s Rep.). 2. Nationals of Mongolia will be placed in quarantine for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days. 3. Residents of Mongolia who are direct family members of a national of Mongolia will be placed in quarantine for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days. 4. Accredited staff and their direct family members of diplomatic missions and offices of international organizations in Mongolia will be quarantined for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days.

    International restrictions:

    All international flights will remain suspended until at least 31 May. Returning citizens will be placed under a mandatory quarantine of 21 days. All ports, including pedestrian and private vehicles border crossings, are closed. Border crossings with China and Russia remain closed. The suspension of passenger rail services with China and Russia has been extended until at least 31 May. Due to difficulty departing the country, the authorities will grant visa extensions for foreigners in Mongolia with a temporary entry visa for up to 90 days until 31 May.

    Internal restrictions:

    All public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events and concerts, are prohibited until at least 31 May. Education institutions (including universities, vocational training centres, and kindergartens), as well as entertainment venues are closed until at least 31 May. Those in public offices or spaces are required to wear a face mask and are subject to temperature screenings.

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    30.05.2020
  • Mongolia All international passenger flights and railway transportations will be suspended until June 30. 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Mongolia. – This does not apply to nationals of Mongolia. – This does not apply to residents of Mongolia who are direct family members of a national of Mongolia. – This does not apply to accredited staff and their direct family members of diplomatic missions and offices of international organizations in Mongolia. – This does not apply to international freight transport drivers and railway train personnel of Mongolia, Russian Fed. and China (People’s Rep.). 2. Nationals of Mongolia will be placed in quarantine for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days. 3. Residents of Mongolia who are direct family members of a national of Mongolia will be placed in quarantine for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days. 4. Accredited staff and their direct family members of diplomatic missions and offices of international organizations in Mongolia will be quarantined for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days.

    International restrictions:

    All foreign travellers will be barred entry to Mongolia until at least 31 May. All international flights will remain suspended until at least 31 May. Returning citizens will be placed under a mandatory quarantine of 21 days. All ports, including pedestrian and private vehicles border crossings, are closed. Border crossings with China and Russia remain closed. The suspension of passenger rail services with China and Russia has been extended until at least 31 May. Due to difficulty departing the country, the authorities will grant visa extensions for foreigners in Mongolia with a temporary entry visa for up to 90 days until 31 May.

    Internal restrictions:

    All public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events and concerts, are prohibited until at least 31 May. Education institutions (including universities, vocational training centres, and kindergartens), as well as entertainment venues are closed until at least 31 May. Those in public offices or spaces are required to wear a face mask and are subject to temperature screenings.

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    26.05.2020
  • Mongolia 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Mongolia.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Mongolia.
    – This does not apply to residents of Mongolia who are direct family members of a national of Mongolia.
    – This does not apply to accredited staff and their direct family members of diplomatic missions and offices of international organizations in Mongolia.
    – This does not apply to international freight transport drivers and railway train personnel of Mongolia, Russian Fed. and China (People’s Rep.).
    2. Nationals of Mongolia will be placed in quarantine for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days.
    3. Residents of Mongolia who are direct family members of a national of Mongolia will be placed in quarantine for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days.
    4. Accredited staff and their direct family members of diplomatic missions and offices of international organizations in Mongolia will be quarantined for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival. After the quarantine period ends, they shall be under self-isolation at home for 14 days.

    International restrictions:

    All foreign travellers will be barred entry to Mongolia until at least 31 May.
    All international flights will remain suspended until at least 31 May.
    Returning citizens will be placed under a mandatory quarantine of 21 days.
    All ports, including pedestrian and private vehicles border crossings, are closed.
    Border crossings with China and Russia remain closed. The suspension of passenger rail services with China and Russia has been extended until at least 31 May.
    Due to difficulty departing the country, the authorities will grant visa extensions for foreigners in Mongolia with a temporary entry visa for up to 90 days until 31 May.

    Internal restrictions:

    All public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events and concerts, are prohibited until at least 31 May.
    Education institutions (including universities, vocational training centres, and kindergartens), as well as entertainment venues are closed until at least 31 May.
    Those in public offices or spaces are required to wear a face mask and are subject to temperature screenings.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source OSAC Travel Advisories/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    Ministry of Health/
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