Foreign nationals who wish to visit Mongolia must obtain visas of appropriate types corresponding to the purpose of their visit. Nationals of those countries which have concluded visa exemption agreements with Mongolia are not required to obtain a visa if the intended period of the visit is not beyond the period allowed under such arrangements. For more information, please see “LIST OF VISA FREE COUNTRIES”
Depending on the purpose of a visit, several types of visas are issued.
If you live in France you may apply for visa at the Embassy of Mongolia in Paris. The address is 34, rue du Château 92100 Boulogne Billancourt. You have to come in person with the required documents to apply for a visa. If you are not able to come in person you may send your documents by Visa Agents.
Visa related questions
It takes 5-7 working days to process the visa.
The valid date of your visa is 90 days. In other words, you have to use or enter to Mongolia within 90 days after its issued date. Therefore, you should apply for your visa maximum 90 days before your departure, otherwise, your visa will be expired.
If you applying for a tourist visa please see the general information. For other types of visas, you need approval/permission from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Immigration Agency of Mongolia depending on your purpose and duration of stay.
If you are planning to apply business, study, working, official visit and other types of visas you should get approval from the relevant authority in Mongolia. Therefore, your inviting entity or person in Mongolia should request permission to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs /if planning to stay less than 30 days/ or the Immigration Agency of Mongolia /planning to stay more than 30 days/.
The Embassy issues above mentioned types of visas based on approval from the relevant authorities. Additionally, you should provide the same documents indicated in general information to apply other types of visas.
If you applying for a visa other than tourist/transit then you need approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Immigration Agency. You may send us an email to ask whether your approval arrived at our Embassy.
You may apply for 31-90 days tourist/business visa by getting approval from you inviting entity. The inviting entity should request approval from the Immigration Agency of Mongolia.
Visa duration of tourist and non-resident foreign nationals can be extended up to 30 days once in 90 days.
Permitted duration of stay which is indicated in the international agreement on visa exemption shall not be extended. Visa shall be applied prior to his/her travel when intended duration of stay might exceed over above. For further information, you get from the Immigration Agency of Mongolia.
Passport related questions
Your passport must be at least 6 months valid since the date of departure to Mongolia. Also, a minimum of two pages of your passport should be blank.
Transportation related questions
According to obtaining Mongolian visa regulation, you suppose to have a reservation of your return ticket.
You may travel to Mongolia with your own vehicle, thereto you have to follow the guideline issued from Mongolian Customs.
Accommodation related questions
If you are planning to stay at your friend’s apartment or house you need a letter from your friend that he/she is responsible for your accommodation. Additionally, we need a copy of the passport of the owner of that apartment and a copy of the real state certificate, if renting an apartment a copy of the tenant agreement.
If your accommodation booking doesn’t cover the whole period of your stay in Mongolia, you need to enclose your trip itinerary and approval letter from your tour agency.