Open with restrictions

Iran Travel Restrictions

75.79% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 75.71% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Iran.
Vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Iran with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Iran for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Iran entry details and exceptions

Entry is permitted to holders of an Iranian passport or holders of a valid visa. Travelers must have proof of having received a second dose in a 2-dose series vaccine at least 14 days before travel.


Outgoing travel to IranTraveling from the United States to Iran

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to Iran.

Details and exceptions
The results must be in English or approved by an Iranian consulate. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test. Travelers may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Iran if they are showing symptoms.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Iran.


Return travelReturning to the United States from Iran

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Iran must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Iran are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Iran

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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