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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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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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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Voting message for US citizens

Dear U.S. Citizen in Mongolia, To follow up on our message of 10 August 2016, U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar urges you not to wait to return your completed ballot for the 2016 election. Remember, U.S. embassies are not polling stations; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States. The majority of states require completed …

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Voting message for US citizens

Dear American Citizens, To most easily vote in the November 2016 elections, we recommend that overseas U.S. citizens complete a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) card . Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you should consider completing an FPCA each year participating in elections as an overseas absentee voter. Embassy …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Increased Crime in Mongolia

Although the crime rate in Mongolia is considered low, and Ulaanbaatar is relatively safe compared to other cities of comparable size, the U.S. Embassy remains concerned about increased crime in Mongolia. Yearly statistics provided by Mongolia’s National Police Agency (NPA) have indicated that overall, crime is on the rise. Crimes committed against foreigners tend to …

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