Mongolia Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free import by:
1. passengers of 18 years of age or older:
- 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars and 250 grams of tobacco;
- 1 liter vodka, 2 liters of wine, and 3 liters of beer;
2. all passengers:
- old currencies, 1 per appropriate unit, which is not in use but only for collection purpose;
- personal effects.

Additional Information on regulations:

Following items must be declared on arrival: archeological artifacts, ancient books and manuscripts, art, electronic goods.

Prohibited: books, film, tape or other medium that may be considered violent or pornographic, narcotics or psychoactive substances or their accessories;
Restrictions: archeological or palaeontological artifacts, firearms and spare parts, human blood or body parts, over-the-counter medicines, poisons, radioactive or chemical substances, samples of animals or plants for analysis and weapons.

Export regulations:

Same as is allowed for import. However, goods (not for industrial and trade purposes) are restricted to a value of USD 500.-.


Dogs and cats require a Good Health Certificate.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Mongolian Tugrik-MNT) and foreign currencies: no restrictions if declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Mongolian Tugrik-MNT) and foreign currencies: up to the amount imported and declared.

Airport Tax

Airport Tax is levied on all passengers departing from Mongolia. Fee: USD 12.-.

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