COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: Mongolia continues to extended suspension of all inbound travel from foreign locations  and has banned the entry of all foreign nationals.  All commercial flights, passenger rail, and auto traffic into and out of Mongolia are suspended during the time these measures remain in effect. On March 18, 2020, the State Department issued a …

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Alert: Special Departure Flights for Foreign Citizens in Mongolia Affected by COVID-19-related Travel Restrictions

U.S. Embassy  Denver Street #3 11th Micro District Ulaanbaatar 14190 On July 29, 2020, the Mongolian government publicly announced additional evacuation flights for foreign citizens who wish to depart Mongolia. To request a reservation on these flights please contact directly to MIAT Mongolian Airlines Sales Manager at  tserendagva@miat.com . As of today, the Embassy is aware …

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Alert: Direct Flight to the United States Departing August 3, 2020

Alert: Direct Flight to the United States Departing August 3, 2020 On July 27, 2020, the Mongolian government informed the U.S. Embassy that it plans to operate a diplomatic flight from Ulaanbaatar to Seattle, Washington on August 3, 2020.  Seats are available on this flight for foreign citizens who wish to depart Mongolia. Date Destination …

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Event: Special Departure Flights for Foreign Citizens in Mongolia Affected by COVID-19-related Travel Restrictions

The Mongolian government has announced additional evacuation flights for foreign citizens who wish to depart Mongolia.  American citizens are encouraged to register their interest in departing in the month of July should contact the Embassy as instructed below by close of business on Monday, June 29. As of today, the Embassy is aware of the …

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Alert: Special Departure Flights for Foreign Citizens in Mongolia Affected by COVID-19-related Travel Restrictions

U.S. Embassy  Denver Street #3 11th Micro District Ulaanbaatar 14190 Mongolia   On June 11, 2020, the Mongolian government publicly announced additional evacuation flights for foreign citizens who wish to depart Mongolia. As of today, the Embassy is aware of the following flights to destinations with connections to the United States.  These dates are subject …

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Alert: Mongolian Immigration Agency Announces Changes to Covid-19-related Automatic Visa Extension Procedures

Alert: Mongolian Immigration Agency Announces Changes to Covid-19-related Automatic Visa Extension Procedures The Mongolian Immigration Agency has clarified its guidance on the immigration status of foreigners present in the country whose visas have or may expire because of their inability to exit Mongolia due to travel restrictions imposed due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.   Foreign …

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Alert: Severe Weather Expected in Mongolia’s Central and Eastern Provinces May 16-20

Alert: Severe Weather Expected in Mongolia’s Central and Eastern Provinces May 16-20 Mongolia’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has issued a severe weather warning covering the period between May 16 and 20.  NEMA expects high winds to begin in the city of Ulaanbaatar beginning at 12:00 p.m., May 16. The weather system is expected to …

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Alert: Special Departure Flights for Foreign Citizens in Mongolia Affected by COVID-19-related Travel Restrictions

On April 21, 2020, the Mongolian government and MIAT Mongolian Airlines informed the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar that MIAT will operate two additional evacuation flights. The flights are currently scheduled to depart as follows: Ulaanbaatar to Seoul, Republic of Korea on April 30, 2020. Ulaanbaatar to Frankfurt, Germany on May 2, 2020. These dates and …

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Alert: EVACUATION FLIGHT DATE CHANGE – MIAT Flight OM501 to Tokyo, Japan will depart on April 2, at 1:05 PM NOT on April 3.

U.S. Embassy  Denver Street #3  11th Micro District  Ulaanbaatar 14190  Mongolia    Alert: EVACUATION FLIGHT DATE CHANGE – MIAT Flight OM501 to Tokyo, Japan will depart on April 2, at 1:05 PM NOT on April 3.   MIAT Mongolian Airlines has informed the Embassy that it’s flight OM501 originally scheduled to depart Ulaanbaatar for Tokyo on …

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Event: UPDATED Special departure flight for foreign citizens in Mongolia affected by COVID-19-related travel restrictions.

On March 27, 2020, the Mongolian government informed the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar that it intends to offer a limited number of seats on an upcoming flight arranged for foreign citizens wishing to depart Mongolia.  MIAT Mongolian Airlines will operate one flight to Tokyo, Japan (Narita International Airport) on Wednesday, April 1. The exact time …

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Event: Special departure flights for foreign citizens in Mongolia affected by COVID-19-related travel restrictions

On March 25, 2020, the Mongolian government informed the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar that it intends to offer a limited number of seats on upcoming flights arranged for foreign citizens wishing to depart Mongolia. MIAT Mongolian Airlines will operate flights to Tokyo, Japan (Narita International Airport) on April 1 and to Seoul, South Korea (Incheon …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory: Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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Evacuation Flight to Istanbul

The U.S. Embassy Consular Section has been informed by the Mongolian government that MIAT Mongolian Airlines may operate an evacuation flight to Istanbul, Turkey on March 17.  If you wish to be placed on a waiting list to travel should this flight operate you may go to the MIAT ticket offices below during the hours …

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Health Alert: Potential Evacuation Flights for Foreign Citizens in Mongolia Affected by COVID-19-related Travel Restrictions

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy, Ulaanbaatar March 12, 2020 Location: Mongolia Event: Potential evacuation flights for foreign citizens in Mongolia affected by COVID-19-related travel restrictions On March 11, 2020, the Mongolian government informed the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar that it intends to offer a limited number of seats on potential evacuation flights to foreign citizens wishing …

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Event: Suspension of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services due to local COVID-19-related preventative measures and limited staffing

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar, March 11, 2020 Location: Mongolia Event: Suspension of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services due to local COVID-19-related preventative measures and limited staffing.   As of March 12, the United States Embassy in Mongolia/ Ulaanbaatar is cancelling routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.   We will resume routine visa services as soon …

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Security Alert – Travel Restrictions Expanded by Mongolian Government in Response to corona virus (COVID-19) – (02/25/2020)

Security Alert – Travel Restrictions Expanded by Mongolian Government in Response to corona virus (COVID-19) – (02/25/2020) Location:  Mongolia Event:  Travel Restrictions Expanded by Mongolian Government in Response to – corona virus (COVID-19) On 24 February 2020, the government of Mongolia announced that all flights from/to the Republic of Korea (South Korea) would be suspended …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (02/01/2020)

Location:  Mongolia Event:  Travel Restrictions Imposed by Mongolian Government in Response to – Novel Coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) On 31 January 2020, the government of Mongolia announced that foreign citizens, including American citizens, may not enter the country from China.  The Mongolian government adopted these measures in response to the World Health Organization’s declaration that the …

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Coronavirus: Prevention and Treatment

Please read this important information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on prevention and treatment of Coronavirus.  Updates and more information can be found on their website. There is currently no vaccine to prevent 2019-nCoV infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus.  The CDC always recommends …

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Security Alert – Heightened Middle East Tensions

U.S. Embassy  Denver Street #3 11th Micro District Ulaanbaatar 14190 Mongolia Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar (January 9, 2020)  Location: Mongolia Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor local, regional, and global …

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NORTH KOREA TRAVEL ALERT

The Secretary of State published a Notice on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, that will restrict the use of U.S. passports to travel into, in, or through North Korea/the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), effective Friday, September 1, 2017.  The Secretary has authorized the restriction due to the serious and mounting risk of arrest and …

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