The Government of Mongolia extended the partial undertaking of high-alert preparedness through 15 July 2020 and issued precautionary measures.
Charter (repatriation) flights
- Istanbul: 9 July
- Frankfurt: 26 July
- Seoul: 7 and 20 July and 15 July for transiting passengers
- Tokyo: 4 and 21 July
For reservation, prices and other information regarding the flights, EU citizens can directly contact MIAT Mongolian Airlines, tel.: (11)333999 or Central Tower, tel.: (11)313385 or Encanto Tower tel.: (11)322118; or AirTrans ticketing agency City Plaza, tel.: (11)303030.
EU citizens are advised to contact their Embassy or the Embassy representing their country for consular issues in Ulaanbaatar for additional information.
For information on the possibilities of onward travel to the European Union, EU citizens are advised to contact their national authorities, the authorities of transit countries and to review visa requirements for entry and transit.
- Mongolian authorities suspended the entry of all passengers through all border checkpoints through 15 July 2020.
Subject to further implementation modalities, this restriction does not apply to:
- Accredited staff and their direct family members of diplomatic missions and offices of international organisations in Mongolia (to be quarantined at facilities for 21 days upon arrival as per Mongolian citizens, followed by a 14-day home-isolation);
- Foreign nationals who are direct family members of Mongolian nationals (to be quarantined at facilities for 21 days upon arrival as per Mongolian citizens, followed by a 14-day home-isolation);
- International freight transport drivers and railway personnel of Mongolia, Russia and China.
This restriction entails:
- Suspension of all regular passenger flights;
- Suspension of international passenger train travel;
- Closure of all land borders of Mongolia with China and Russia.
- Everyone is required to wear a facemask at public places. Non-compliance is subjected to a fine up to MNT 150 000.
- Visitors can be subject to temperature screenings;
- Prohibition of public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events and concerts;
- Closure of schools, universities, higher education institutions, kindergartens and vocational training centres, cinemas and entertainment centres.
- Upon entry, foreign and Mongolian citizens are subject to a 21-day quarantine at a government facility at their own expense, followed by a 14-day home-isolation.
Authorities might issue further travel restrictions, recommendations and updates.
If stranded in Mongolia, EU citizens are advised to keep regular contact with their representing Embassy and consult the travel advice issued by EU Member States as well as local resources.
EU Member States Travel Advice