Category Archives: Essentials

Currency

Iran Currency Iran currency is the Iranian rial, but 'toman' is more common. Each toman equals 10 rials. All of usual transactions are performed by the toman and the Iranian rial. Here are some pictures of the banknotes: [row] [span4] [su_slider source="media: 3191,3192,3194,3193,3196,3195,3198,3197,3200,3199,3205,3204,3201,3208,3207,3206,3203,3202" width="460" height="200" title="no" centered="no" pages="no" speed="1000"] [/span4] [/row] Rial equivalent of USD1, €1, and £1…
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Visa

Visa Iran visas on arrival are available for nationals of 185 countries (except those listed below) holding a 6 month valid ordinary passports for tourism purposes only. The VOA's may be obtained with or without prior Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) approval, however you might find an extra 2 to 3 hour airport delay (depending on incoming flights) in addition to a 25€ fee added…
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Public Holidays

Public Holidays The origin of public holidays in Iran is either Islamic events, national events, or people's beliefs in ancient Persia. Since the Iran's calendar is Solar, the dates of Islamic public holidays are variable. [row] [span8] [table id=1 /] [/span8] [/row]
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Language

Language The official language in Iran is Persian. Most of Iranians speak Persian. Knowing a foreign language is not common in Iran, but English is more common as a second language. [table id=3 /]
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