US To Iran Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 03 November, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are allowed to enter Iran, but there are restrictions.
Source: UK Government – Iran

Iran: Open for Travel

Travel is allowed for international travelers
Travelers arriving from selected countries who do not have transit or travel history in selected countries for more than 4 hours in the past 14 days before arrival are allowed to enter Iran. Please check the test and or quarantine restrictions before traveling.

Source: UK Government – Iran

Quarantine may be required

Quarantine may be required
Travelers may be required to quarantine if they receive a test on arrival.

Source: Civil Aviation Authority of Iran

COVID-19 test required

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival
Travelers from selected countries may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Iran. Travelers who are not fully vaccinated and have been in selected countries during transit towards Iran are required to get tested on arrival.

Source: UK Government – Iran

Masks are required

Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks in public places.

Source: Civil Aviation Authority of Iran

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers must have proof of having received all vaccine doses at least 15 days before travel.

Source: UK Government – Iran
Proof of negative COVID-19 test results
Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 96 hours before departure of the first flight towards Iran. The results must be in English or approved by an Iranian consulate.

Details and Exemptions:This requirement does not apply to:
-Travelers under the age of 8.

Source: UK Government – Iran