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Change Residence and Allow Frequent Departures

Permits for frequent departures to facilitate the travel and traffic of Iranians residing abroad are issued only by the embassies of the Islamic Republic of Iran abroad.

Non-resident Iranians with a valid residence permit can change their place of residence and obtain permission to leave the country frequently.

Iranians serving in the conscription system, in accordance with the notification of the General Staff of the Armed Forces dated 01/01/2013 All absentees residing abroad who have resided abroad for at least three years may change their place of residence up to two times at most. Year (for a total of three months) to travel the country

According to the Third Development Budget Reform Act, Iranians living abroad must also pay duty exits when leaving. This can be paid in advance at one of the branches of national banks in Iran or at the outlet border.

Holders of a permanent exit permit staying in Iran for up to one year may, after obtaining a residence permit in the United Kingdom and being permitted to exit the Department of Passport and Visa Department of Iran once and submit it to the Law Enforcement and Passport Administration Leave the country.

According to Article 1005 of the Civil Code, the residence of the wife is the residence of the husband.

In order to change your place of residence and obtain a permit for frequent departure you must renew your passport. Please refer to the [ Passport Renewal ] page.


UKIRAC Application Processing
This service costs £20 per application

Benefits include:

  • Assistance with applications that involve MIKHAK online processing - making the process easier to obtain a MIKHAK reference number.
  • Automatied texts offering tips and links to download forms etc.
  • We can enquire about the progress of applications that are being processed and provide updates.
  • Option to process applications online / via post.
  • Saves you time and travelling costs.
  • Process your applications from the comfort of your home or office.
  • Secure online payment of all fees.

*Online applications require the uploading of douments and photographs as stated in the application requirements. In some cases online application is not possible as original documents are required. You will be advised in such scenarios and be given the choice to post documents or apply in person at the Consulate.