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Procedure NameImport procedures for Fortified Food



Responsible Agency       

Name: Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Light Industry

Address: Government Building IXb,

Bayanzurkh District, Ulaanbaatar 13381,

Enkhtaivnii avenue 16a,



Phone: +(976) 11 261908

Fax: +(976) 11 452554

Legal base of the Procedure

The Food Fortification Law

The Food Law

Law on Quarantine Control and Inspection Animals, Plants and Raw Materials of Production at the State Border




Required Documents 


Type of information


1 Imported products of the same type as the food to be fortified shall meet the requirements of the national standard of Mongolia.  
2  Imported fortified food shall have a mark indicating that it is fortified.  


State registration certificate 

If the license applicant is a legal entity


A trade agreement directly with the enterprise of the exporting country or with its official contracted distributor



 The food to be imported must be from an enterprise that has certified the introduction of good practices or the control and Food quality management system



Two thirds of the shelf life of imported food shall be valid



To have a dedicated warehouse and vehicle that meet the requirements of standards and technical regulations, or to have a contract with a legal entity or organization that meets these requirements.

8 Requirement specified under Article 10 of the Law on Quarantine Control and Inspection If importing animals, plants, raw materials


Process Steps

Step1 Register the Fortified food 


The Applicant submits a request to the Ministry of food, agrilculture and light industry along with all required documents


The Ministry of food, agrilculture and light industry reviews the application 


If the application gets approved, Issues permission to import






The following form/s are used in this procedure
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This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Import Certificate requirement for Fortified FoodCertificate RequirementMinistry of Food, Agriculture, Light IndustryAccordance with the Law on Food Fortification, this measure applies to traders who want to import fortified food from any other country into Mongolia.Imported products of the same type as food to be fortified shall meet the requirements of Mongolian national standards. The state inspector of food quality and standards at the border crossing point and inland customs shall allow the import of concentrates into the territory of Mongolia based on the registration of the state central administrative body in charge of food matters and issue export certificates and import declarations.The Food Fortification Law09-09-9999Good