Mongolia Import Regulations

Mongolia Flag
Country Code+976
Time Difference-1 Hours (GMT+8)
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CurrencyMongolian Togrog
DocumentsInvoice, License

Age Restrictions

There is no limit on age of vehicles imported to Mongolia.

Main Port

Shipment by container to Ulan Bataar, through Xingang (Tianjin) port in China.
RORO is also possible for large vehicles with transshipment on train in Xingang port.
Container shipment is preferred because of regular thefts on vehicles during the transit through China.


No specific inspection on a used vehicle imported in Mongolia is required. However, cars imported from Japan are checked for radiation.

Right-Hand Drive vehicle

Mongolia being a Left-hand drive country, allows importation of Right-hand drive vehicle with a valid import license.


  • 5% Customs Duty on the value of the vehicle
  • Excise Duty depending on the engine capacity and the year of manufacture of the vehicle
  • 10% VAT on the total cost of the vehicle (value of vehicle + Customs Duty + Excise Duty)

Documents Required for Port Clearance

  • Original Bill of Lading that must show vehicle chassis & engine numbers, cubic capacity, year of manufacture, brand and model.
  • Contract for import
  • Cargo Manifest
  • Drivers License & Insurance Certificate
  • Transportation Invoice
  • Original Commercial/Purchase Invoice
  • Payment Receipt
  • License for import
  • Status on quality control of goods
  • Packing List
  • Certificate of OriginReceipts of payment for related duties and taxes

Import Regulations

No limit on year of manufacture, yet the older the vehicle, the higher the Excise Duty that must be paid to clear the vehicle.
No pre-shipment inspection.
Customers in Mongolia have to choose a forwarder who will handle the clearing of the vehicle in Mongolia and will often organize the shipment from Japan (in that case we sell vehicles on FOB basis).
RamaDBK is using the services of forwarder, Sync Logistics, specialized in the Mongolian market when shipping to Mongolia.

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