GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT VISA, VISA PERMIT AND RESIDENCE PERMIT OF MONGOLIA
Visa, visa permit and residence permit issued by Ministry of Foreign affairs, Embassy and Consulate of Mongolia in Foreign country and Mongolian Immigration agency are three separate concepts.
Visa permit is a permission issued by Mongolian Immigration agency or Ministry of foreign affairs which permits Mongolian representative office or border point to issue visa for foreign national.
Visa is a permission letter which allows foreign national to enter Mongolian border.
“Short duration” Visa up to 30 days with purpose of Business/B/, tourism/J/, working in Non-governmental organization/O/, international humanity organization shall be issued by Ministry of Foreign affairs.
Short duration visa is not applicable with employment, studying and living in Mongolia regarding family purpose.
“Long duration” Foreign nationals shall apply for applicable visa regarding residence permit at the Mongolian Immigration agency. Upon approving visa the foreign national shall be issued visa at the Mongolian border point or Embassy or Consulate of Mongolia in Foreign country. Foreign nationals shall register within 7 business days and apply for residence permit in 21 calendar days within entering Mongolian border at the Mongolia Immigration agency.
Pleas beware that the Visa permit issued by Mongolian Immigration agency is not a guarantee that the foreign national can enter Mongolian border.
Immigration officer may ask for additional documents and if necessary call for interview. Thus progress duration may be prolonged depending on the situation.
Mongolia Immigration agency will not give any kind of explanation regarding refused visa request.