Iran dating customs
If you enter Iran on a British passport, it must be valid for at least six months.You should be aware that British nationals cannot currently renew a British passport in Iran, but must do so in the UK or a third country.We are unable to provide any guidance on general lifestyle enquiries apart from the information and links listed below (see our information on what our consular staff can and cannot do for British nationals).This information supplements the FCO’s travel advice for Iran. The Iranian Embassy in London provides a visa service for British nationals living in the UK.Some British nationals have experienced considerable difficulties trying to get visas from private online visa agencies.Women, and girls over the age of nine, should wear a headscarf in visa application photos.
Women’s magazines and DVDs or videos depicting sexual relations are forbidden. Satellite dishes and many Western CDs and films remain illegal.If a Muslim woman is found in a relationship with a non-Muslim man, she may be sentenced to corporal punishment (for example, whipping).Women should take extra care, particularly when travelling alone or with friends of the opposite sex.Permission of the male head of household may be for a single journey or for multiple journeys until the passport expires. This means that the Iranian authorities do not accept that the British government has any legitimate role in relation to British nationals in Iran, if Iran considers them also to be Iranian.If you are regarded as an Iranian national under Iranian law, you will be required to enter and leave Iran on Iranian travel documents.
You should respect local traditions, customs, laws and religions at all times and be aware of your actions to ensure that they do not offend, especially during the holy month of Ramazan or if you intend to visit religious areas.