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Iran Import Restrictions

In order to enter Iran, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Iran government, preferably, license must be obtained prior to passage through the customs, preventing the goods from being retained. On this page, you will see what kinds of items are prohibited from entering the Iran, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Iran.

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Iranian authorities before posting:


Gifts should weigh not more than 10 kg.

Special documentation

Iran imposes import quotas and requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Iran prohibits: