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Henrik Olsen

"When I first moved to Ulan Bator, I had so many questions and apprehensions, but the InterNations network helped me find the support and answers that I needed!"

Sabine Baumeister

"Having a network of expats in Ulan Bator has made the long move from Germany much easier."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Mongolia

Are you an expat working and living in Mongolia? Or are you preparing to move soon to Ulan Bator, Ulaangom or any other of the Mongolian international hotspots?

Expat life in Mongolia has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like Lake Uvs Nuur basin, a Natural Heritage Site, learning how Mongolian people celebrate Naadam celebrations, up to tasting Mongolia’s favorite dishes such as buuz.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Mongolia. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Afghanistan to living in Chile.

Top Articles in the Mongolia Expat Guide

  • Moving to Mongolia

    If you are looking for astonishing landscapes far away from the crowded and polluted cities, moving to Mongolia may be the right choice for you! The country offers a great chance to experience a close communion with nature and its nomadic inhabitants. Learn more about visas, transportation, etc. here!
  • Living in Mongolia

    Mongolia: awe-inspiring, wild, and beautiful. The ‘Land of the Eternal Blue Sky’ surely lives up to its name, with wide vistas across the untamed steppe stretching as far as the eye can see. Mongolians embrace their culture of hospitality with gusto, so expect a warm welcome wherever you go while living in Mongolia.
  • Working in Mongolia

    Ulaanbaatar is the center of the Mongolian economy outside agriculture and livestock, and as a result, is the choice destination for most expatriates looking to live and work in Mongolia. Read this guide for an introduction to jobs in Mongolia, work permits, and more.

Working and living in Mongolia – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Mongolia requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Mongolian expat life. Living abroad in Mongolia raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Mongolia?ʺ, ʺDoes anyone know of a good relocation consultant for Mongolia?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Ulan Bator should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Mongolian municipality in Erdenet?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Mongolia is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Mongolia aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Mongolia. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from food and shopping, to health-care or health-care, up to food & shopping. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺIs Ulan Bator really the coldest capital in the world? What kind of clothes should I bring?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Mongolia? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as working in Taiwan or living in Russia!

Tips on living and working in Mongolia – From language schools to domestic help

Moreover, our expat directory for Mongolia includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. language schools or domestic help. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Mongolia with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Sain irsenee from our expats living and working in Mongolia.

Henrik Olsen

"When I first moved to Ulan Bator, I had so many questions and apprehensions, but the InterNations network helped me find the support and answers that I needed!"

Sabine Baumeister

"Having a network of expats in Ulan Bator has made the long move from Germany much easier."

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