Mongolia – Kingdom of GrasslandKnown as the “Kingdom of Grassland”, Mongolia is characterized by capacious world and picturesque land. The grassland scenery of “as wind lowers grass livestock cannot hide” can be seen every day if you come here. In addition, it is a good choice to ride on a horse outside Ulan Bator and watch wrestling match at Nadam Fair. Of course, what you cannot miss is to experience the local folk. Why not take your UnionPay card(card number starting with 62) to stay for the night in gers, wear Mongolian national costume, drink koumiss and eat grilled meat, barbecued mutton together with local residents, and really experience the boorishness and enthusiasm of nomadic nations.
POS acceptanceMerchants with the signage of all accept UnionPay cards. Since that some of the merchants have yet to put up the UnionPay signage, cardholders may show their UnionPay cards upon the till and inquire about UnionPay acceptance.
When using co-branded cards, you are advised to choose UnionPay as the routing option to be benefited from the special offers and services provided by UnionPay.Note：Some UnionPay card acceptors or acquirers route co-branded cards to corresponding card shcem according to the card BIN, which means co-branded cards transactions aren't routed to UnionPay without selection by cardholders and merchant cashiers. Please refer to the transaction results for the information about transaction routing.
Cash withdrawalIn Mongolia, UnionPay cards are accepted at all ATMs for withdrawing local currency (tugrik). There are the signage of on these ATMs or the ATM screen, and some ATMs provide the inter face in Chinese.Please refer to the latest government policy on overseas cash withdrawal via UnionPay cards at "Help Center-Card-using Instructions-Refined Card-using Tips". Daily cash withdrawal limit from respective issuers and/or ATM may apply. Please consult your issuer on the possible cap on the amount. You may split your withdrawals into several times which comply with the limit(s).
ChargesATM commission fee consists of two separate fees:
(1) Service fee charged by the issuer: please consult your issuer for details.
(2) Service fee charged by the ATM acquirer in Mongolia: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in Mongolia and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.
Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
TipsSelect PINs that cannot be easily guessed by anyone.
Never disclose your PIN to anyone who claims to represent the bank or the police.
Be alert to your surroundings before conducting any banking transactions.
Keep a close eye on your credit card during transaction to avoid any illegal activities.
If your UnionPay card has been stolen/lost, please inform the issuer immediately.