Here you will find important tips and useful information for Mongolia.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in euro (EUR)
Change cash in local currency
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
MNT 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ MNT 0.00 (07/2015)
Credit cards are rarely accepted. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Travelers are advised not to proceed beyond major cities without sufficient cash.
Cashless payments are rarely possible in this country.
Travelers are advised to bring cash in US dollar (in small amounts).
+ 6 h
Russian and English
Ulan Bator (Ulaanbaatar)
220 volt / adapter recommended
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay with visa, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 30 days.
Travellers staying for longer than 30 days are required to register with the police within 7 days.
Ulaanbaatar, Chingeltei District, 4th Khoroo, Diplomatic Complex 95, Entrance 4, door 36
Tel. +976 11 331 422
9.30 - 12.00 h and 14.00 - 15.30 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 18.00 (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 15.00 h (Sat)
International driver's license required.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).
Car rental with driver recommended.
Do not drink tap water.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Travelers are advised to carry with them their passport or a photocopy thereof (must include page with visa).
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
001 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
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