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Underage girls without hijab will not be detained in Iran.

Girls who violate the law can face imprisonment up to 2 months.

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Updated 08.12.2023


Country’s borders status

Borders are open. Currently there are no imposed COVID-related restrictions.

    National holidays in Iran in 2023

    Public holidays and festivals in Iran in 2023. Non-working days:

    • February 4, Saturday: Birthday of Imam Ali (ولادت امام علی);
    • February 11, Saturday: Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution (سالگرد انقلاب اسلامی);
    • February 18, Saturday: Mabaat (مبعث);
    • March 8, Wednesday: Birthday of Imam Mahdi (ولادت امام مهدی);
    • March 19, Sunday: Oil Nationalization Day (روز ملی شدن نفت);
    • from March 21 to March 24, Tuesday to Friday: Novruz holiday (تعطیلات نوروز);
    • April 1, Saturday: Islamic Republic Day (روز جمهوری اسلامی);
    • April 2, Sunday: Sizda Bedar (سیزده بیدار);
    • April 12, Wednesday: Martyrdom of Imam Ali (شهادت امام علی);
    • April 22, Saturday: Eid al-Fitr (عید فطر);
    • April 23, Sunday: Eid al-Adha (تعطیلات عید فطر);
    • May 16, Tuesday: Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq (شهادت امام صادق);
    • June 3, Saturday: Death of Imam Khomeini (ارتحال امام خمینی);
    • June 5, Monday: Khordad National Uprising (1963) (قیام ملی خرداد (۱۳۴۲));
    • June 29, Thursday: Eid al-Fitr (عید قربان);
    • July 7, Friday: Eid al-Fitr (عید غدیر);
    • July 27, Thursday: Tassua (تاسوعا);
    • July 28, Friday: Ashura (عاشورا);
    • September 6, Wednesday: Arbaeen (اربعین);
    • September 14, Thursday: Death of the Prophet Muhammad (رحلت حضرت محمد);
    • September 14, Thursday: Martyrdom of Imam Hassan (شهادت امام حسن);
    • September 16, Saturday: Martyrdom of Imam Reza (شهادت امام رضا);
    • September 24, Sunday: Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asghari (شهادت امام حسن عسگری);
    • October 3, Tuesday: Birthday of Imam Sadeq (ولادت امام صادق);
    • October 3, Tuesday: Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (میلاد حضرت محمد);
    • December 15, Sunday: Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima (شهادت حضرت فاطمه).

    The official day off is Friday. Most government offices are also closed on Thursday.


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