Mongolia

Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
üPostcard – maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm
üLetter – maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
üSmall packets – maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
üM bag – maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
 
Insured* letters admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value – 730 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Payments for inbound items in case, when content is a goods:
ü Customs clearance fee -
ü Threshold level below which items are free of customs duties and other taxes - 2399999 local currency;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter – 3;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English, Russian, Mongolian;
 
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g 
 
Period of retention for letters – 1 month;
 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.mongolpost.mn
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.

**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 

 
***Custom declaration for letter post is required only in case, when content is a goods.
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
Insured* parcels admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value - 700 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 3;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English, Mongolian;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee -
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes - 2399999 local currency;
 
 
To customers’ address:
ü Free – yes;
ü Paid service – yes;
 
 
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 1 month;
ü Max – 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.mongolpost.mn
 
 
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
 
**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
 
Maximum insured value:
 for documents: 4000 GEL
 for merchandise: 10 000 GEL
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound EMS – 3;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 24 000 001 MNT / 670 SDR;
For business customers - 100 000 MNT / 28 SDR;
 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 2
 
Period of retention for EMS items: 3 days;
 
Coverage: except: SUB-PROVINCIAL: post offices with ZIP codes other than shown in Zone 1, 2, 3 and 4
 
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/5
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: Yes
 
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 1 January, 5-7 February, 8 March, 1 June, 11-15 July, 27 November, 29 December
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.mongolpost.mn
 
 
*SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
The amount of insurance paid by the customer should not exceed the actual value of the contents of the parcel

Definition of Terms

 

 

·        Prohibited items – items whose import into the country is prohibited.    

·        Items admitted conditionally – items whose importation into the country is allowed with the term if a document issued by the relevant authorities of the exporting country is presented.    

·        Items admitted without conditions – items whose import into the country is allowed.    

 

Detailed information on the HS codes and their titles can be found on the Revenue Service web-page (http://www.rs.ge/4509) or at the following address: http://www.foreign-trade.com/reference/hscode.htm

 

For easy search for a desired item, you can use the “ctrl+F” combination. A search field will appear in the right upper corner where you can write the title of the item. Pressing the “Enter” button will highlight the search word provided by you throughout the text in a different color.

 

The below information is based upon the official source of Mongolia

 
Articles prohibited aimports or exports
 
 
I.   List of articles prohibited as imports or exports across Mongolian borders
 
1   Explosive, combustible or hazardoumaterials (matches, lighters, lighting gaand the like)
 
2   Forms, documents, materialand manuscriptwhose importation or exportation iprohibited by the relevant authorities
 
3   Documents relating to personal identity
 
4   Used shoes, clotheor underwear, unlesdisinfected
 
5   Narcoticand opiuand preparationfor the manufacture thereof
 
6   Documents relating to State or militarsecrets
 
7   Precioustones, rare or precioumetals
 
8   Antiquesitems ohistoricaoculturavaluearticles derivefrom paleontologicaanarcheologicaexcavationscollec- tionof natural resources
 
9   Variouplantand the seedthereof, pharmacological materials, biological reserves
 
1Animals, birdand productof animal origin, foetuses, replicatorof micro-organisms
 
1Animallisted in the national and international Red Booand productthereof
 
12 Construction materialof all kinds; spare parts
 
13 Radioactive materials
 
14 Booksprinted matterfilmsdiscsvideosdevelopephotographiancinematographic filmanpaintingancopies thereowhoscontenis fountbpornographicpropagatesterrorisoviolencoexerts a negativinfluencon the population
 
 
II.  List of articles prohibited conditionally as imports or exports across Mongolian borders
 
1   Flour, rice, powdered sugar, refined sugar, animal anvegetable oils, soap of all kinds, detergent powders
 
2   Stethoscopes, single-use syringes

 
 
Special provisions, Customs and other
 
 

3.1  Drawing up of customs declarations
 
 
 
 
 
3.4  Miscellaneous customs provisions

Customdeclarationmuscontaialnecessarinformation regardincollectiontariffancontrol measureat the time of export and import. In particular, themust contain:
–   surname, forename and addresof sender and addressee;
–   countrof origin and destination;
–   description and number of goods;
–   grosand neweight;
–   value of item, specifying monetarunit.
 
Small itemsent to the addresof private individualare admitted freelwithout collection of dutif:
–   thvalue of such itemimported froother countriedoenot exceed 120 US dollars;
–   thvalue of such itemexported doenot exceed 150 US dollars.