COVID-19 travel restrictions: Mongolia

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This article was published on June 21, 2022, and all the information in the article is correct as of this time. Before you book your trip, we highly recommend that you also check official sources for the most up-to-date travel requirements, as they are subject to constant change.

Can I enter Mongolia?

You can enter Mongolia. Moreover, in March 2022, Mongolia scrapped all its COVID-19 entry restrictions.

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Can I enter Mongolia if I am vaccinated/unvaccinated/recovered?

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can enter Mongolia without needing to present any COVID-19 documents. 

Nevertheless, please be aware that no travel is risk-free amidst COVID-19, and entry rules can change at little notice. 

If regulations change and proof of vaccination is required to enter Mongolia, note that the following vaccine drugs are approved in the country:

  • AstraZeneca
  • Pfizer
  • Moderna
  • Sputnik V
  • Sputnik Light
  • Covilo

Travel documents if I am vaccinated / unvaccinated / recovered

As of April 2022, no COVID-19 documents are required when entering Mongolia.

Can I leave Mongolia? 

You can leave Mongolia. 

Can I leave Mongolia if I am vaccinated? 

Vaccinated travelers can leave Mongolia. Please make yourself familiar with the COVID-19 requirements at your destination country. 

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19 in paper or electronic format

In addition, we recommended that you check for testing requirements at your destination. Certain countries demand that travelers take pre-departure tests regardless of their vaccination status.

Can I leave Mongolia if I am unvaccinated? 

Unvaccinated travelers can leave Mongolia. 

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in Mongolia currently

Currently, the COVID-19 situation in Mongolia is relatively safe. Most restrictions have been lifted.


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Is it safe to travel to Mongolia right now?

It is safe to travel to Mongolia. Most establishments operate normally. Nevertheless, the Ministry of Health is still asking people to take basic preventative measures, namely:

  • Wearing masks in public
  • Maintaining a social distance
  • Sanitizing hands regularly

Is Ulaanbaatar open for travel?

The capital is open for tourists now. Visitors should follow basic COVID-19 regulations to ensure their safety.

Do I have to go into quarantine if I go to Mongolia?

As of April 2022, you do not have to go into quarantine when you arrive in Mongolia.

How do I get a health pass to travel to Mongolia?

Currently, no health pass is required of foreign visitors to Mongolia.

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