Government Implementing agency

Ministries of Justice and Internal Affairs

To become a citizen of Mongolia

Application for citizenship shall be received, discussed and resolved within a period of 6 months. No more application for citizenship shall be accepted for 6 months once a decision is made upon a citizenship application. To become a citizen of Mongolia: Aimag and capital city governor’s office shall receive applications along with required documents for Mongolian citizenship and submit the request to the President of Mongolia. Conditions and criteria: 

  1. To have certain living capability and source

/Must have legal living sources and monthly income shall be 10 times more than the minimum wage limit/

  1. To possess certain knowledge about Mongolian people’s traditions, official language and the Constitution of Mongolia.

/Must be able to speak and understand Mongolian language well, know well about Mongolian people’s traditions and customs and have general understanding of the Constitution of Mongolia and other legal remedies/

  1. To have resided in the territory of Mongolia permanently for at least 5 years

/Must not have travelled to foreign countries for more than 120 days in a year for the last 5 years residing in Mongolia/

Required documents for applying for a citizenship of Mongolia
No. Required documents Requirements
1. Application (Application shall be addressed to the President of Mongolia explaining clearly about the applicant and his/her family status including the reason for becoming a citizen of Mongolia, in which country the applicant has worked and resided, duration of residency, when and for what reason the applicant came to Mongolia, what country’s citizenship the applicant’s  father, mother, wife /husband/ and children hold and which country the applicant resides currently); Applicant shall write: To the President of Mongolia /name and surname/ in the first row, Year ……. Month ………Day ……. /aimag, soum, district/ in the next row and the content of the application in the next row. And detailed explanation of the application content shall follow. And the current address, country of citizenship, name and surname, telephone number, email address shall be written next and application must be signed by the applicant. If the application is typed using computer, it must be verified by signature of the applicant at the end. Example; To the President of Mongolia /Name and surname/: Year … Month …….Day……                                         Ulaanbaatar   Application for citizenship of Mongolia,  restitution of Mongolian citizenship:   Application content Detailed information from birth to current day with correct dates about the applicant and his/her family status including the reason for becoming a citizen of Mongolia, in which country the applicant has worked and resided, duration of residency, when and for what reason the applicant came to Mongolia, what country’s citizenship the applicant’s father, mother, wife /husband/ and children hold and which country the applicant resides currently.   Application for Mongolian citizenship is made by:           /the current address, country of citizenship,  name and surname, telephone number,  email address shall be written in detail /   ………………………                      /…. ………………….…/ (signature)                            (Name and surname as written in                                                       passport)           
2. Biography of three generations (including biography of the applicant, wife/husband/, father, mother, grandfather, grandmother); Must include biography of grandfather, grandmother, father, mother, wife/husband and the applicant. In the biography, date and current address must be written and must verify the biography with signature. In the first row, applicant must start by writing Three generation biography of applicant’s name and surname. Grandfather and grandmother’s biography first, father and mother’s biography second and wife/husband’s and applicant’s own biography third explaining in detail the life from birth to current day with correct order of dates and finally applicant must verify and sign the biographies at the end with his/her full name and surname. Example,  Three generation biography of applicant …….. (country of citizenship, surname, name of father and mother) applying for Mongolian citizenship       Year … Month …….Day……                                                                 Ulaanbaatar   One. Biography of grandfather and grandmother of …(Country of citizenship and applicant’s name and surname)    1.1. Biography of my grandfather … (name and surname) 1.2. Biography of my grandmother …(name and surname)  Two. Biography of father and mother of …(Country of citizenship and applicant’s name and surname)    2.1. Biography of my father …(name and surname) 2.2. Biography of my mother …(name and surname) Three. My own biography 1.1. Biography of .…(applicant’s own name and surname) 1.2. Biography of wife/husband … (name and surname) of … (applicant’s name and surname).   Example, 3.1. Biography of applicant ………(name and surname of applicant, father, mother) applying for Mongolian citizenship   Year … Month …….Day……                                                                 Ulaanbaatar   Content of biography Detailed information from birth to the current day including name of place and country of birth, name of kindergarten attended, name of school and year of study, name of profession obtained, list of jobs and name of organizations, current employment and marital status, family members and their education and employment with all dates in correct order must be provided in the biography.   Three generation biography i s provided by:                                                /the current address, country of citizenship,  name and surname, telephone number,  email address shall be written in detail /   ………………………              /…. ………………….…/ (signature)                            (Name and surname as written in                                                       passport)           
3. Application form Application form for applicant who is applying for Mongolian citizenship
4. Copy of resident license in Mongolia; Copies of front side and valid date must be notarized.
5. Notarized copies of birth certificate, citizen’s identification card, foreign passport, copy of birth certificate of children under 16 years of age Citizen’s documents must be verified by notary.
6. Notarized copies of marriage certificate if married or official decision from authorized organization on divorce if divorced; Marriage certificate and its related decision must be verified by notary.
7. Notarized copy of agreement of parents who are applying for Mongolian citizenship for themselves and their children under the age of 16; To the President of Mongolia /name and surname/ Include detailed information about applying for Mongolian citizenship for children under the age of 16 along with parents as agreed by the parents /current citizenship, name and surname/.
8. Notarized copy of written permission of children aged 16 to 18 applying for change of citizenship; To the President of Mongolia /name and surname/ Include detailed information about applying for Mongolian citizenship for children under the age of 16 along with parents as agreed by the parents /current citizenship, name and surname/ and must be verified by notary.
9. Reference from a health organization /Health centers in rural areas, or National center for mental health and National center for communicable disease/ on mental health, communicable disease and human immunodeficiency virus; Decision of the current country of citizenship and reference from the consulate or embassy in Mongolia must be enclosed along with translation.
10. Reference from a health organization /Health centers in rural areas, or National center for mental health and National center for communicable disease/ on mental health, communicable disease and human immunodeficiency virus; Reference from health centers in rural areas, or National center for mental health and National center for communicable disease.
11. Required documents to verify legal living sources: – Salary reference from an organization or legal entity, notarize copy of social insurance book; – If self-employed, reference of income from a bank or tax authority and notarized copy of company certificate; – Notarized copy of real estate property certificate; – Other supporting evidences of living sources Salary reference from an organization or legal entity, notarize copy of social insurance book   If self-employed, reference of income from a bank or tax authority and notarized copy of company certificate   Notarized copy of real estate property certificate   Other supporting evidences of living sources
12. Reference of residency of soum, khoroo’s governor (address, number of family members) Address and family members’ reference.
13. Three photos 4x6 cm photos of applicants
14. Payment receipt of state stamp duty The applicants must pay 60000₮ in state stamp duty