Regulations on International Travel to Islamic Republic of Iran in COVID Times

"Direct and indirect passenger entry and exit (in groups or individual), of Iranian and foreign nationalities to/ exit the land borders, like the air borders, is unobstructed, by presenting the vaccine card, negative PCR test and compliance with protocols and instructions approved by the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education, from November 1 onwards."
  • within the framework of Instructions on Passengers Traffic, declared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the issuance of tourist visas for those who travel across international borders is unobstructed.
  • Traffic of public and private vehicles is unobstructed in compliance with the health protocols of the Ministry of Health and medical education.
  • The Negative PCR test for the age group over 12 years should be valid for 96 hours.
  • Preventing the entry of foreign tourists who, despite having a vaccine card and a negative PCR test, have symptoms at the land borders, and returning them to their own country with the cooperation of The Border Guard Command.
  • If the PCR diagnostic tests are positive after entering the country, tourists are required to quarantine at his own expense in accommodation centers and their traffic in the country is subject to receiving a negative PCR test result.
  • Completion of a self-declaration form by tourists before entering Iran.
  • Obtaining a valid insurance policy (with Covid-19 coverage) by tourists before issuing a visa.
  • Providing the conditions for the return to their own country for those tourists who get Covid-19 during their stay in the Islamic Republic of Iran and are not able to go through the 14-day quarantine period, in coordination with the Ministry of Tourism.
  • All costs of PCR COVID testing and quarantine measures in Iran are borne by the tourist, through insurance coverage.
  • Cooperation and coordination with health centers in border areas in case of encountering any of the following issues and preventing foreign tourists from entering across land borders:
  • If foreign people who enter across land borders are symptomatic, despite presenting a vaccine card and a negative PCR test.
  • Failure to provide a self-declaration form by the tourist.
  • Failure to provide valid international travel insurance or purchase travel insurance from Iranian insurance companies.