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Iran visa requirements for South Korean citizens

Do South Korean citizens need a visa for Iran?

South Korean citizens can apply for a visa on arrival when travelling to Iran. The visa is issued at the entry point of the country.

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Updated: 07/16/2024.

Entry requirements

visa on arrival

Purpose of travel


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Passport validity for travel to Iran

Passport must be valid for 6 months on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to Iran?

Iran has a high risk level: 4.50 out of 5. In our opinion it is not safe to travel to Iran at this time. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 6 sources.

Safety index is provided by 07/15/2024.

Iran customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

One of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 50 cigars;
  • or 250 grams loose tobacco.

Other Goods

  • 1kg sealed caviar purchased from Shilat within the airport.
  • Personal jewellery, one camera, one non-professional video camera, one eye camera, one portable music instrument, one radio and portable music player, one laptop, first aid box, one tent for camping and related tools, and sports equipment.

Cash limit

  • The import of local currency is limited to IRR500,000.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Iran page.

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