Mongolia Travel Restrictions

67,89% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 67,85% last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Mongolia.

Mongolia entry details and exceptions

Most travelers are not allowed to enter Mongolia. Travelers must apply for a special entry permit from the Mongolian Immigration Agency.

Exemption applies to Mongolian nationals, permanent residents, some long-term visa holders, and other permitted arrivals. Officials may allow foreign nationals to apply for entry visas if they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. International passenger flights remain restricted.

Outgoing travel to MongoliaTravelling from South Africa to Mongolia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Mongolia.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Mongolia.

The isolation period can be shortened
After 7 days of quarantine, travelers can get a test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.
Details and exceptions
Travelers must quarantine for 14 days on arrival. The first 7 days must be at a quarantine facility. The last 7 days must be at home.

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Mongolia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Mongolia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions
traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.
Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Mongolia are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Mongolia

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions


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