For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Iran for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.
Entry is permitted to holders of an Iranian passport or holders of a valid visa.
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Iran.
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Iran.
Travellers returning from Iran must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.
Visitors returning from Iran are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.
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