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Mongolia-no visa necessary with a US passport this summer

Called the Mongolian embassy in Washington this morning for current visa info.
I was informed that with a US passport a 90 day visa is being issued free.

What great news.
Anybody care to confirm?
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If you Google that, you will see the same news from other official Mongolian sources. They are finally taking a more prospective approach to tourism.
Can't wait to toe experience the yurt!
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US citizens do not need a visa. You can just show up at the border.
This has been the case for many years.
Others need a visa, which you can get easilly at an embassy or consulate (there is one in Ulan-Ude, Russia).
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Bill: note that, although US citizens do not need a visa to visit Mongolia for up to 90 days, if you will be in Mongolia more than 30 days you MUST register with the police within your first week in the country and de-register when you leave. This is fairly easily done, and is a separate residency requirement that is not connected to the visa issue.

US citizens who will be in Mongolia less than 30 days don't have to do anything.

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Hi Scott,
That is great news.
So easy to go. Now the Russians....
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