Closed for Travel

Iran

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen in low-risk areas
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 23, 2021
Reviewed: February 23, 2021

General

Iran's borders remain closed, while some domestic restrictions are being lifted.

Can I travel to Iran?

  • Iran's borders are closed for travelers.
  • Flights from the UK are suspended.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Iran?

  • Anyone arriving to Iran will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 96 hours, or quarantine for 14 days in a government facility.
  • Arrivals from Europe will be required to quarantine for 14 days, regardless of testing.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Iran?

  • Anyone arriving to Iran will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 96 hours, or quarantine for 14 days in a government facility.
  • Arrivals from Europe will be tested again upon arrival, and required to quarantine regardless of results.

Is public transportation open in Iran?

Public transportation in Iran is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Iran?

  • Restaurants, cafes and bars in Iran are open, with health requirements in place.
  • In areas with high infection rates, restaurants, bars and cafes are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Iran?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in low risk areas are open, with health requirements in place.
  • In areas with high infection rates, non-essential businesses and attractions are closed.
  • Large events such as concerts and sports matches remain either cancelled or held behind closed doors.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Iran?

Wearing a face mask is required in enclosed public places.

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