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Best to visit Iran with British passport or Iranian?

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Best to visit Iran with British passport or Iranian?

My girlfriend is British born with an Iranian father and English mother. Her father is keen for her to get an Iranian passport to visit Iran.

Given the problems faced by dual British- Ianian nationals, is this advisable or would it be safer for her to just use her British passport?

Thanks in advance for any advice you can offer.

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1. Re: Best to visit Iran with British passport or Iranian?

Hi

Well It's something totally personal if she wants Iranian pass or not. BUT nationality and passport has to do nothing with safety, If you use Congo, Canada, Timur, UK, Guantanamo passport the safety is same in all conditions.

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2. Re: Best to visit Iran with British passport or Iranian?

Thank you for your reply. Our concern is that the Iranian government does not recognise dual nationality and this has caused problems, which are well documented, for many British people getting in and out of the country.

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3. Re: Best to visit Iran with British passport or Iranian?

Your girlfriend will be treated as Iranian irrespective of using her British Passport because of her paternity. (The question is asked in all Visa applications).

Anyway, by Iranian law she must use her Iranian passport.

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4. Re: Best to visit Iran with British passport or Iranian?

Hi

You should not worry about the safety. It is safe for any travelers from any part of the world. I would recommend your girlfriend use Iranian passport since it is easier.

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5. Re: Best to visit Iran with British passport or Iranian?

Hi,

Regarding to your question, I suggest your girlfriend get Iranian passport and also Iran is safe for all nationality around the world.

Regards,

Fariba

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6. Re: Best to visit Iran with British passport or Iranian?

Thanks to everyone for taking the time to reply.

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