Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Countries around the world have launched vaccination campaigns in their effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. As well as securing equitable access to vaccines for their nationals, the World Health Organization (WHO) guideline for countries recommends vaccination of foreign nationals residing in their respective territories without discrimination.
Mongolia has started voluntary vaccination against the COVID-19 for all foreign nationals with permanent residency in Mongolia. Foreign nationals residing in Ulaanbaatar city will be vaccinated in the first stage. Therefore, foreign nationals, living Ulaanbaatar, who wish to get inoculated may do so by visiting the Vaccination center nearest to their place of residence and presenting their passports and resident cards. Vaccination of foreign nationals who are living outside of Ulaanbaatar city will be available from the May 20th.
It is estimated that over 14 500 foreign nationals have permanent residency in Mongolia, according to the Immigration of Mongolia.