Iran, Islamic Republic of

Borders are open with restrictions.

Passengers arriving from or who have transited through United Kingdom, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter.

This does not apply to citizens  and residents of Iran.

Arriving people must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result in English or be approved by an Iranian consulate of a test taken not more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

This doesn’t apply to children under 12.

Citizens and residents of Iran arriving from or who have transited through United Kingdom, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe in the past 14 days are subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival and quarantine for 14 days at a hotel in the airport.

Passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. 

This rule does not apply to:

  • citizens of Iran;
  • passengers 12 years and younger.

Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik V.

Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival when arriving from Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Burundi, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Rep., Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Korea (Dem. People’s Rep.), Kosovo, Latvia, Liberia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldovia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, North Macedonia (Rep.), Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Romania, Russian Fed., Serbia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkmenistan, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam or Yemen. This rule does not apply to children under 12.

Arriving people must complete a “Self-Declaration Form” before arrival.
 
Arriving people are subject to medical screening and could be subject to COVID-19 test at their own expense and quarantine.

E-visas can be obtained before departure here. Passengers must have an e-visa confirmation.

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