Canadian travelers need a visa to enter Mongolia. You can apply for a Mongolian visa in person or send your application by mail to the Embassy of Mongolia in Ottawa.
You are required to submit the following documentation to apply for a tourist or business visa of 30 days or less.
1. A Passport that is at least 6 months valid on the date of entry to Mongolia
2. Completed visa application form with one passport size photo (Please download the relevant application forms below)
3. Reference letter from your company/ organization / counterpart in Mongolia. The letter can be:
- An invitation of the receiving entity ( government, non-governmental organization, business entity) or an official request from the sending organization or company;
- For tourists, a letter of invitation from a travel agency;
- A personal invitation from a citizen of Mongolia, approved by the Civil Registration and Information Center of Mongolia, and applicant's written statement identifying his/her financial credibility to cover his/her stay in Mongolia
- For those passing through Mongolia by transit, onward ticket and visa for next destination are required.
4. Self-addressed and pre-paid return envelope of your preferred courier if you are sending your visa application by mail.
5. Payments in certified cheque or money order payable to the Embassy of Mongolia in Ottawa. Cash is not accepted.
- Visas are valid for 90 days from the date of issuance. The duration of your stay in the country starts from the entry date to Mongolia.
- Visa for more than 30 days/multi entry-exit/ double entry-exit will be issued with a permit from the Office of Naturalization and Immigration Services of Mongolia and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Mongolia.
- Those who will stay in Mongolia over 31 days are required to be registered at the Office of Naturalization and Immigration Services within 7 days upon arrival. Please contact the persons/organizations who invited you to Mongolia on this matter.
- Visas are processed within 5-7 working days. Emergency visas can be processed within 24 hours for additional fee
For additional information, please contact:
Embassy of Mongolia
151 Slater Street, Suite 503
Ottawa, Ontario,K1P 5H3