Iran Duty Free Allowances
Here is our guide to your duty free arrival allowances for tourists visiting Iran, officially called the Islamic Republic of Iran.Please note these listings apply to tourists only. The rules and regulations differ for those on business and journalists.For full details we attach this link to the official Iranian Customs Administration website: http://www.irica.gov.ir/Portal/Home/
Permitted Duty Free Items & Allowances
200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250 grams of rolling tobacco.
A reasonable amount of perfume is permitted for your own personal use.
You are permitted a small amount of medicines for personal use only. These should be in original packaging.
These following effects are permitted for tourists provided they are registered on arrival with Customs and are accompanied with you on departure.
1 x camera, 1 x non-commercial video recorder, 1 x personal computer, 1 x portable music player, 1 x musical instrument (easily carried), 1 x first aid pack, personal sports equipment and 1 x tent plus related camping equipment.
There is no allowance on alcohol, and the import of a any alcohol is strictly prohibited.
Printed & Recorded Material
Video’s, CD’s and DVD’s are not permitted. No written, printed or recorded materials against the Islamic faith or the and national beliefs of the Islamic Republic of Iran is permitted.
Satellite telephones are not permitted.
Other Prohibited Items
Anything related to gambling.
Duty free rules, regulations and allowances are subject to change. Always remember to check before you travel.
Your primary international airports are:
For Tehran, Mehrabad International Airport (THR) and Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA). Mashhad International Airport or Shahid Hashemi Nejad Airport (MHD) currently the second busiest, Shiraz International Airport (SYZ) for Fars province. Larestan International Airport (LRR), near Lar, and Kish International Airport (KIH), on Kish Island.