Simplification of the visa regime between Russia and Iran
On the 6th of February 2016 an agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the simplification of the visa regime for certain categories of citizens of the two states came into force.
The intergovernmental agreement was signed on November 23, 2015 in Tehran after the meeting between President Putin of the Russian Federation and the Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani.
As of February 6 2016, restrictions were lightened regarding the procedure for obtaining Russian and Iranian visas for business representatives or persons participating in scientific, cultural and artistic activities, as well as for teachers, students and tourists.
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