COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information:

  • Iran has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
  • The U.S. Department of State continues to closely monitor developments related to COVID-19 in Iran.

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  •  The U.S. Department of State has not received reports of entry or exit requirements in Iran related to COVID-19 but is constantly monitoring the situation.
  •  The Iranian Civil Aviation Organization and Ministry of Health have issued guidance to conduct passenger screenings and airport sanitation.  Personnel and equipment shortages are forcing only sporadic enforcement by airport and airline personnel.
  • A number of airlines have suspended flights to and from Iran.  Those traveling to or from Iran should verify the status of their flight.

Quarantine Information:

  •  The U.S. Department of State has received no confirmed reports of Iran quarantining foreigners or its own citizens.

Local Resources:

  •   The Swiss government provides limited consular services to U.S. citizens in Iran.

Embassy of Switzerland – Foreign Interests Section

Pasdaran, Shahid Mousavi St. (Golestan 5th)
Corner of Paydarfard St., No. 55, Pasdaran Avenue
Tehran, Iran
 (98) (21) 2254-2178 and (98) (21) 2256-5273
Emegency Telephone: (41) (58) 465-3333
Fax: (98) (21) 2258-0432
Virtual Embassy Tehran

*Due to the Corona-Virus situation in Iran, the Foreign Interests Section in Iran will be open to the public only for emergency appointments.  Please call before arriving.

*The Interests Section does not issue U.S. visas or accept visa applications.

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