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Incoming Tourists Regulation

Customs regulations related to tourists arriving Iran
from: IRI Customs Administration
Based on the regulations of developing tourism industry Act, tourists are allowed to bring the following goods. Provided that they wouldn't be commercial and at the time of departure they should possess the same goods.
List of the accompanied goods of tourists which should be registered by customs office
A) Personal jewelries, one camera, one nonprofessional video camera, one eye camera, one portable music instrument, one radio and portable music player and recorder, one portable personal computer, first aid box, one tent for camping and related tools, sport equipment such as equipment for fishing, skiing and etc.
B) Export of one kilogram of caviar sealed by Shilat Company and bought from Shilat Market located at airport is allowed.

C) Tourists are allowed to bring out handicrafts or permitted products of the country in addition to their personal goods provided that they wouldn't be for commercial purposes.
Each tourist can bring all importable goods subject to customs exceptions related to other passengers.
Customs regulations related to foreign reporters arriving Iran
Foreign reporters at the time of arrival with presenting valid reporting card can bring all the necessary equipment of reporting including laptop, camera, video camera, and other needed equipment after registration and completing the customs forms and announcement and at the time of departure they should accompany with the same objects.
Reporters can also temporarily import wireless satellite equipment, telephone and other communication equipment after obtaining permit of telecommunication office.
Reporters also after gaining carnet du passage (trip tique) can temporarily import their automobile to the country and after their mission should take it out from the country.
Customs regulations related to goods belonging to passengers
- Outgoing passengers
Iranian or non-Iranian passengers who are departing the country, can take their trip requirements and goods as much as they desire personal belongings and Iranian and non-Iranian goods cost at most 80 dollars (as the incoming passengers), provided that their goods should not be considered as commercial goods and for business purpose.
Foreign currency
According to the regulations of I.R.Iran central Bank, each outgoing passenger, departing Iran, can take as much as 5000 dollars in cash or other equivalent foreign currencies. Exporting more than 5000 dollars is only possible by foreign exchange declaration or other bank sealed documents.
The amount of Iranian currency for each incoming or outgoing passenger has been determined as 500000 Rials.
Gold and silver
The Personal jewelries made of gold such as necklace, bracelet, earrings and etc. accompanied by outgoing passengers, should be at most 150 grams and amounts more than that are forbidden.
Exporting silver products as gifts and souvenir by outgoing passengers as much as 3 kilograms is allowed provided that the products are not considered as cultural products or antiques.
Art works and antiques
Exporting antiques, original art works, handwritten books and printed stones, calligraphies, miniature paintings, precious coins and all kinds of historical objects and cultural heritage are forbidden.
Carpet and Rug (kilim)
Each passenger is allowed to take up to 20 square meter of hand woven carpet out of the country and there is no limit for the numbers of carpets.
 Taking precious carpets with historical worth which can be regarded as cultural heritage is completely forbidden.
Pilgrims with destination of holy places and shrines like Iraq, Syria and Saudi Arabia are not allowed to bring carpets out of the country. 
 Each passenger is allowed to take different kinds of nuts out of the country provided that the amounts shouldn't be considered as commercial.
Taking pistachio, nuts and saffron out of the country is forbidden for pilgrims leaving the country for destination of holly places.
 Each passenger can bring 10 kilogram of nuts and 100 grams of saffron out of the country and this amount is allowed for each passport.

“ Incoming Tourists Regulation ”