Northwest Horticultural Council
Population: 86,758,304 (July 2022 est.)
Currency: Iranian rials
Official Language(s): Farsi (Persian), Turkic languages, Kurdishr
Additional information regarding U.S./Iranian relations may be obtained by visiting the American Iranian Council’s Web site.
I. CHEMICAL MAXIMUM RESIDUE LEVELS (MRLs)
MRL requirements for Iran are unavailable. Please work with importers to verify appropriate requirements.
II. CHEMICALS AND ADDITIVE INFORMATION
A. Chemical residue standards:
B. Monitoring chemical residues:
C. Restrictions on use of waxes:
III. ORGANIC FRUIT REGULATIONS
V. NON-TARIFF BARRIERS
A. Labeling requirements:
B. Licenses and quotas:
Process for obtaining Approval to Export to Iran
The only exports that are allowed to Iran are: medicine, medical devices, and agricultural products; however, a general license from the Department of Treasury is required prior to export. For additional information, contact Mark Powers, President, at 509-453-3193.
C. Currency Issues:
D. Pest and plant disease restrictions:
USDA/APHIS requires that exporters provide an import permit in order to obtain a phytosanitary certificate to export fruit to Iran.