Postal sector

Postal sector

This Commission issues 2 main categories of licenses, establishing postal network and operation and service, for postal service providers.

“Postal network” means the sum of branches and service points of the postal service provider and postal cargo transportation directions between them, according to the Law of Mongolia on Communications and Law on Post. According to this law, the Commission issues A-class license to establish and operate postal network, which carries services of receiving, processing, transporting and delivering (to the addressed person) the cargos stated in Provisions 3.1.3-3.1.6 of the Law on Post. The Commission also issues B-class license of the customer service, according to particular terms and requirements.

Following principles shall be followed on postal operation:

  • Respect law and customer rights, to keep and protect privacy;
  • Postal service shall be sufficient, express and free of discrimination for citizens and organizations;
  • To send postal cargo without any disturbance and keep the postal network operation stable; and
  • Standards and regulations of postal sector shall be integral and adjacent to each other.


Postal network shall have the following classifications and shall confirm the delivery schedule, route and tracing term as adjacent to the particular classification.

1.2. “International postal network” refers to establishment of possibility to transport the postal cargo one-way or multiple way between the countries through its branches or becoming a part of postal network that joint to international treaties an conventions;

1.3. “City postal network” refers to establishment of branch in settled areas with population of more than 60 thousand and providing postal service; and

1.4. “Regional postal service” refers to establishment of postal service delivery to soum and bagh level of any of regions, according to the regional development concept of Mongolia.

Postal network topology is the general topology, which is an organizational scheme of delivery in-between the branches, and it includes classification period calculated for each of branches, the period of time required to deliver to each of branches, period of time to deliver to customers, and the transportation route.

Postal service has the classifications including Domestic, which is to deliver postal cargos to the customers on territory of Mongolia, and International, to deliver to the customers in foreign countries. Postal service shall be provided in accordance with other relevant laws, regulations and contract.

License for postal service shall be issued depends on the classification of postal cargo and service types, including:

  1. Providing international and domestic postal service
  2. Providing standard postal service
  3. Providing express postal service
  4. Traditional postal service, which is to receive mail, package and cargo and deliver to the addressed person
  5. Following additional postal services can be provided. (packaging and boxing of cargo, prepare and sell cargo package paper, cargo sell, to-the-hand delivery of general goods to the addressed person by order of customer, selling of books, calendar and notebooks, delivery of some kind of information reference to individuals and organizations, transporting of passengers in adjustment with postal route and vehicle capacity)
LAST UPDATE: 2013/02/21
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