Questions tagged [iran]

Islamic Republic of Iran, a country in Western Asia / Middle East.

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Bringing computer parts into Iran

I'm going on holiday to Iran and an Iranian friend has asked me to bring a few computer parts with me from Australia, the total value is about $700. I'll be taking a motherboard, AMD CPU and memory. ...
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How to get a visa to Iran as a US Citizen?

I am a us citizen I want to travel to Iran in 3 months to meet up with someone I have been talking to for sometime. we both thought it would be nice to finally meet. I also want to see the beautiful ...
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Changing Iranian currency into Euros - cheaper in Europe or in Iran?

Let's assume I have 100 million Iranian rials in cash. This is very roughly equivalent to something like 1000 Euros. I am in Iran and am traveling to Europe soon. Am I likely to get a better deal if I ...
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Can I enter the US if I have been to Iran?

I’m a British citizen of Iranian heritage, and me and my parents visit Iran every year. I’m hoping to go to New York for a trip, however my Iranian dad (a British citizen) once applied for a visa, and ...
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Car insurance for UK to Iran trip [closed]

My husband and I are Australians who want to buy a car in the UK and drive it to Iran through Europe (incl. Eastern Europe), Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan etc. We want to leave ASAP once we have the ...
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Can you still travel to America on the visa waiver program if you have been to Iran in transit?

Me and my wife travelled to South East Asia in 2017 and on the way back to the UK we had to do a layover in Iran. We didn't leave the airport nor did we get our passports stamped. My wife would like ...
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Does the UK share Advanced Passenger Information System with the USA? [closed]

I am considering to visit Iran. After that, I would fly to the UK, either via Qatar or Turkey. I read that I don't qualify to enter the United States under the visa waiver program after visiting Iran....
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Will having long hair (as a man) cause me problems when travelling in Muslim countries?

I usually have a ponytail, but when my hair is down it's past my shoulders. I have been considering travelling to a few different countries such as Iran or Algeria, but I'd definitely prefer a general ...
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Visit to the USA with ESTA approved before trip to Iran

I have a question since I have a new passport with which I have already traveled with a validated ESTA to the USA. In 2 weeks I am leaving for Iran and then I will need to go back to the US for work. ...
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Can a Canadian citizen with Iranian birth be denied entry to US to visit for 1 week?

My daughter who is dual US and Canada citizen lives in Toronto. She will be coming to visit in the US with her boyfriend who is a Canadian citizen with Iranian birth. Can he be denied entry to the ...
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Canadians Iranian passport travel USA from Iran [duplicate]

My husband and I with 2 kids have Iranian Canadians Passport and now my friend in Orlando invited us to visit her As now we are in iran and we are going to visit Usa with Canadian passport from Iran....
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Crossing countries in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Iran

I hold an Irish Passport and arrive in Georgia next month. I have read many comments about having Armenian or Azerbaijan stamp in the passport which might cause problems in Armenia or Azerbaijan. What ...
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Born in Iran with British/Swedish parents. Can I visit USA?

I was born in Iran in 1970. Will I be allowed to visit USA now? Have visited before with work, as cabin crew, but have not attempted entry as a visitor. I am hoping to go soon. I have a British ...
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Flying to Germany from another country where the visa has been issued [duplicate]

I got my Schengen Visa for Germany in Australia, and I’m planing to visit in February. Is it going to be a problem if I fly to Germany from a country other than Australia? I’m planing to visit my ...
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Travel across Iran by train

I decided to travel to Iran and use the train for going to different cities there. For booking tickets, would you recommend local websites or international ones?
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Does travel to Iran void a existing US visa?

I'm an Indian citizen that currently resides in Canada. I don't qualify for ESTA so I have an existing US B1/B2 visa instead that is valid for 10 years. I was looking to plan a trip to Iran since ...
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New Zealand boyfriend traveling to Iran with me

In 2 weeks, my Kiwi boyfriend is joining me to travel to Iran and visit my family. He is excited but I am a bit worried as what can go wrong. I know he can get a visa on arrival but a website told us ...
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Guide books for independent travelers in Iran

I am in the early stages of preparing for a possible trip to Iran in 2019. I am an independent traveler whose original motivation is an interest in the architecture of the country's mosques (and a ...
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EU Passport, connection flight through US, with Iran stamp on my passport

I am a greek citizen with an EU passport, living in the UK. Visited Iran this past September on holidays. End of December this year (1.5 months from now), I am visiting Costa Rica, but have a ...
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Is appearance important at the border?

I hold a Swedish passport and I plan to travel to the UK this month and then to Canada within the next three months. I have a type of personality preferring old clothing and high-time not shaving ...
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Iran Visa Issue: U.S. - Mexico Dual National Residing in EU [duplicate]

Several months ago I tried going to Iran with my American passport to attend a marathon but got denied. The embassy or company didn't give me any direct reason as to why but shortly afterwards the ...
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I am a European citizen with temporary residency in Iran travelling to USA

I am a European citizen, working on an international assignment in Iran currently. I am travelling in a few days to the USA. I have a 10-year multiple-entry USA visa, which I got since I was in Iran ...
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Hardware in Iran [closed]

I will travel to Iran for a few weeks and I wanted to know if I can bring the two USB keys I always have with me: One with Tails OS installed on it. The other with two partitions, with one encrypted. ...
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Ferry from Khasab to Qeshm

What is the status of the ferry route from Khasab, Oman to Qeshm, Iran? It looks like it has been suspended. Does anyone know whether this is temporary or permanent? Also, are there any other ways to ...
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Directs flights from Oman to Southern Iran

I will be travelling to Oman this summer. I researched ways of getting to Southern Iran (Bandar Abbas, Qeshm, Kish) from there and found out that supposedly, there is (or used to be?) Kish Airline ...
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Can I visit the US after I visit Iran as an Indian citizen?

I am an Indian passport holder about to go on an internship program in Iran. If I get any future opportunities in the US, will I be able to go and study there? Or will I be denied entry into the ...
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Do I have to visit the Pakistani embassy in person to get an Iranian visa?

I'm an American planning on going on a tour to Iran this summer. The process for getting a visa to Iran involves applying to the Iranian foreign ministry, and, upon getting conditional approval, ...
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Iran visa rejection - should I bother reapplying? [closed]

I just found out that my sister got her Iran visa approved while mine was rejected, even though we are twins and had the same information in our application. We used the services of Key2Persia, and ...
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I am planning to visit Iran for a week with my family but I am concerned about security after reading Trump's tweet [closed]

I am planning to visit Iran next month. Yesterday I saw Trump's tweet about time for change for Iran and I read a bit about the anti-government movement there. So, how safe a 10 day trip in Iran for ...
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How can I get from Kashan to Yazd, Iran?

I'm planning a trip to Iran and I can't find bus transportation from Kashan to Yazd. Is that correct? If so, is there any other way to get there? I have read that taxi drivers sometimes offer ...
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Driving from Europe to India, do you get automobile insurance at the border of each country?

I'm currently in Turkey and was told the UK insurance is not valid in Turkey (only in Europe). So I had to pay for the vehicle insurance at the border. For driving through Iran, Pakistan, to India, ...
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How long would it take for the US consulate to issue a B1/B2 visa to an Iranian citizen after a successful interview? [closed]

Pardon me if this is a duplicate question, but I simply could not find an answer here, on the State Department's site, or on usvisa-info.com. How long does a US embassy take to "stamp" and return an ...
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Is a transit visa required in Tehran for only flight transfer?

I am travelling from Dusseldorf to Delhi and vice versa via Tehran. Airlines is same (Mahan airlines). I will not get out of the airport in Tehran. Do I need a transit visa in Tehran? I am an Indian ...
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How widespread is credit card acceptance in Iran?

I have a business trip to Tabriz, Iran, and wanted to know if it was possible to pay my hotel and domestic flights by credit card or if I should also get cash to cover my hotel and flight expenses. ...
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How to meet my Persian girlfriend in Iran and have privacy while not being married?

I plan to visit my girlfriend in Iran. She's Persian (from Tabriz), I'm French and we’re not married. We're planning to see each other for a week. We don't know yet where but Tehran would be nice ...
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Does visiting Iraq or Iran invalidate an existing B1/B2 visa?

I understand that nationalities eligible for VWP cannot enter the US without seeking clearance and obtaining a sticker visa from US embassies if they have travelled to Iran, Iraq, Syria & Sudan ...
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Buying appointments in German embassy in Tehran, Iran [closed]

I need an appointment for legalization of documents (not visa!) in the German embassy in Tehran. For a normal human it is almost impossible to book an appointment there, because the booking page is ...
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Where in Shiraz, Iran can I find “The Pause”?

I'm looking for (the exact location of) this project: http://iranian-architect.ir/project-0214 The architect is Amir Hossein Ashari. It's somewhere in the city of Shiraz, Iran and is built in 2017.
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Where does the international bus from Yerevan to Tabriz drop passengers?

Anyone know the exact location that the international bus from Yerevan to Tabriz drops in Tabriz? It's a night bus and arrives at 2 am. For the safety reason, I'd like to know the location it stops ...
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I couldn't use my credit card to book tickets with Iranian Mahan Air

I've tried to book a single ticket from Shiraz to Tehran with Mahan Air. But they never accepted my (Belgian) credit card. I wonder if there are any alternative ways I can book it.
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exchange GBP in Iran

Do you know if I'll have any problems exchanging GBP in Iran? Do they mind 50 GBP notes? I don't want to bring over only 20ies.. that'll be too much paper!
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Road sign for merging lanes in Iran: Who has priority?

I am currently traveling Iran and unfortunately experienced a car accident at the merge of two lanes. There is a road sign indicating the merge but I cannot see whom it gives priority to. Can someone ...
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Is a citizen of Canada required to apply for a US visitor visa after visiting Iran?

Under new rules, non-US citizens from Visa Waiver Program countries who have visited Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, or Yemen are required to apply for a proper visa because they are no ...
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If I visit Iran, is there a risk of not being allowed to enter the USA anymore?

I would like to visit Iran as a tourist but I'd also like to visit the USA some time after. I know the relations between the two countries are bad. Is it likely that I'm not allowed to enter the USA ...
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Can you go to a country with other passport when home citizenship is not allowed in country? [duplicate]

Currently, US citizens are somewhat banned from going to Iran. Even while US citizens are not banned, it is still a generally dangerous place to go as a US citizen. Switzerland, however, does have ...
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How useful is Azerbaijani language in Iran?

I am planning to visit Iran soon and, unfortunately, I don't speak a word of Persian. As an Azerbaijani, I am curious whether I should try to speak to people there Azerbaijani or English, given the ...
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Carnet de Passages when entering Iran via Turkey

We attempt to drive into Iran from Turkey via Bazargan border. We hold the Lithuanian citizenship and have a valid visa for the Iran. We passed the Turkey control and are currently stuck between the ...
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Traveling to USA after visiting Iran [duplicate]

I will be traveling to the USA and I have been issued a visa. I also have a visa issued by Iran which I visited three years ago on a pilgrimage with my son-in-law. Will there be any problems entering ...
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Traveling from IKA airport to Zanjan, Iran [closed]

I would like to know the best possible way to reach the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences in Zanjan, from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport. I am a tourist who knows English ...
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Can Iranian/German dual citizen transit in Iran on the German passport?

I'm in the airport and met an Iranian/German dual citizen. He is not carrying his Iranian passport. He is 18 years old and if found out, he should do military service in Iran. Is it possible for ...