Mongolia international travel guide in 2024

Mongolia international travel guide in 2024

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Mongolia travel details 🇲🇳
Mongolia has a population of 3M with main currency as Mongolian Tugrik. The languages spoken are Mongolian. Mongolia travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Automatic teller machines are common in Mongolia. Internet speed in Mongolia is on average 7.8 Mbps.In Mongolia you drive on the right side.

Mongolia travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions
Mongolia's border is open. You no longer need a visa to enter for stays of up to 30 days. Chinggis Khan International Airport is the recommended entry and exit location for Mongolia. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Mongolia.

Issue Date : Jan 27, 2023

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Mongolia essential details


Mongolia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.


The languages that are typically spoken are Mongolian

Money in Mongolia


Mongolia uses the Mongolian tögrög (symbol: ?), code MNT.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 1000, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 tögrögs. Tögrög is subdivided into 100 möngös. Coins come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50 and 20 tögrögs.


Automatic teller machines are common in Mongolia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Mongolia


Internet speed in Mongolia is on average 7.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mongolia is low. It is not as easy to find one.


You can buy a SIM card for about 16,126.84 MNT, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: G-Mobile, Mobicom, Skytel or Unitel. Mongolia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Mongolia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.


To call Mongolia, dial +, then 976 (the country code for Mongolia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Mongolia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 5012 .

Driving in Mongolia

Road rules

In Mongolia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on expressways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 70-110 km/h (43-68 mph) on undivided highways.


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Mongolia visa advice

If you're considering exploring Mongolia beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on Mongolia transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Mongolia, understanding Mongolia Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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