FAQs

FAQs

  • Can I take photos of religious Iranian families, especially women?

No, please ask before taking photos.

  • Do policemen speak English?

Most of them only speak Farsi, but they are very helpful.

  • Are you allowed to take photos of military areas or some holy places?

No, you are not.

  • Are there English newspaper and magazines?

Yes there are.

  • Are there international mail services?

Yes there are

  • Are taxis or local transports available?

Yes, but no taximeters in most of them. It is advisable to agree one a fare before hand. The majority of taxi drivers speak Farsi. The airport taxi fare is a little higher. For Traveling between cities one can use taxi, bus, railway and air craft.

  • Can I have handy cams or cameras?

Yes, you can.

  • Is the power supply 220 volts 50 cycles AC.?

Yes it is. The power socket outlets are 2 round circles, in which a plug with two pins can be inserted.

  • Are roads in good condition?

Yes they are.

  • Are international driving licenses accepted by the police?

Yes they are.

  • Are there Telephone, Fax, E-mail and Internet?

Yes, there are.

  • Are women allowed to drive in Iran?

Yes they are

  • Is it possible to pay by credit cards?

No. You need to pay cash.

  • Where can I exchange money?

You can exchange at the airport or any bank or exchange shop.

  • What is the Iranian currency?

It is Rial. In daily trade, Iranians use another unit called “Toman” which is the unit for 10 Rials.

  • Is tap water drinkable?

The tap water is drinkable in most of the cities in Iran.

  • Is it possible to bring alcoholic beverages to Iran?

No, it is forbidden to bring alcohol. It is well worth mentioning that Narcotic is strictly forbidden too.

  • Are men allowed to wear short trousers?

No, they are not allowed. However in sport complexes or beaches they can wear shorts.

  • Is it forbidden to wear a tie or a bow – tie?

No, it is not.

  • Do women have to wear scarf?

Yes, a head scarf is necessary

  • Do women have to dress Chador?

No, it is not necessary to wear a Chador unles

  • Can I take photos of religious Iranian families, especially women?

    No, please ask before taking photos.
  • Do policemen speak English?

    Most of them only speak Farsi, but they are very helpful.
  • Are you allowed to take photos of military areas or some holy places?

    No, you are not.
  • Are there English newspaper and magazines?

    Yes there are.
  • Are there international mail services?

    Yes there are
  • Are taxis or local transports available?

    Yes, but no taximeters in most of them. It is advisable to agree one a fare before hand. The majority of taxi drivers speak Farsi. The airport taxi fare is a little higher. For Traveling between cities one can use taxi, bus, railway and air craft.

  • Can I have handy cams or cameras?

    Yes, you can.
  • Is the power supply 220 volts 50 cycles AC.?

    Yes it is. The power socket outlets are 2 round circles, in which a plug with two pins can be inserted.
  • Are roads in good condition?

    Yes they are.
  • Are international driving licenses accepted by the police?

    Yes they are.
  • Are women allowed to drive in Iran?

    Yes they are
  • Are there Telephone, Fax, E-mail and Internet?

    Yes, there are.
  • Is it possible to pay by credit cards?

    No. You need to pay cash.
  • Where can I exchange money?

    You can exchange at the airport or any bank or exchange shop.
  • What is the Iranian currency?

    It is Rial. In daily trade, Iranians use another unit called “Toman” which is the unit for 10 Rials.
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