The Government of Mongolia extended the partial undertaking of high-alert preparedness until 30 April 2020 and issued precautionary measures.
- Possible flights to European destinations to be confirmed.
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 until 30 April 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);
- Foreign nationals who are direct family members of Mongolian nationals (to be quarantined at facilities for 21 days upon arrival as per Mongolian citizens);
- 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.
- Visitors to public places are required to wear a surgical facemask and 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.
- Foreigners with symptoms and those who have been to countries with confirmed cases might be subject to quarantine at a government facility at their own expense.
- 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.
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