Foreign travel advice



The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to:

  • within 100km of the entire Iran/Afghanistan border

  • within 10km of the entire Iran/Iraq border

  • the province of Sistan-Baluchistan

  • the area east of the line running from Bam to Jask, including Bam

If you need routine consular assistance in Iran you should contact the British Embassy on telephone: +44 1908516 666 to make an appointment.

In an emergency, including if you need an Emergency Travel Document , you should contact the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London on telephone: +44 20 7008 1500 (24 hours).

See Consular assistance services

There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.