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Middle East > Iran: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 5.5 millions

Active cases: 502 218

Recovered: 4.9 millions

Deaths: 118 508

Vaccination count: 29.5 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-09-24

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Partially Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative PCR test required
Are quarantine measures imposed? Oui
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Partially Allowed
Entry is permitted for anyone holding an Iranian passport or a valid visa. Arrivals who are exempt from any entry bans must have a valid health certificate containing a negative COVID-19 molecular test result taken within 96 hours of entry, and no self-isolation or quarantine is required.

Non-nationals without a certificate will be denied entry. Nationals will be directed to quarantine locations for 14 days and will cover associated medical and accommodation costs.

Iran has also decided to bar travellers from India and Pakistan from Sunday midnight (26/04/2021)

Tests: Negative PCR test required

Quarantine: Yes
Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Information updated on 2021-09-21.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
It is now mandatory to wear face masks in enclosed public places. You may incur a fine if you do not comply.

Measures and restrictions are in place in Iran, including temporary closure of non-essential businesses and shrines, and cancellation of some public events. Each province is able to introduce restrictions to respond to localised peaks in infections. This may include lockdown and restriction of movement, and may be introduced with little warning.

Internal travel restrictions, including to important tourism and pilgrimage areas, may be imposed at short notice.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Banned
All sporting events, festivals, and cultural events are banned. Group prayers have been banned since mid-March.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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