Travel Vaccinations for Iran
The table below provides a general guide as to the Travel Vaccinations that may be advised to you for travel to Iran.
The Vaccinations and Medications that are needed for travel vary from person-to-person. Everyone should have a personal risk assessment with a travel health professional to take into account a range of factors such as itinerary, medical condition, occupational and lifestyle risk factors and previous vaccination history.
|MMR||Yes||Person-to-Person||Measles, mumps, rubella, course of Two||£50|
|DTaP||Yes||Person-to-Person||Tetanus, diphtheria, polio, single Dose||£40|
|Typhoid||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Typhoid, single dose||£50|
|Hepatitis A||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Hepatitis A, single Dose||£80|
|Cholera Travel Vaccine||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Cholera, course of Two||£35|
|Hepatitis B||Yes||Body Fluids, Medical Intervention||Hepatitis B, course of Three||£55|
|Rabies||Yes||Infected Animals||Rabies, course of Three||£65|
Advice for Travellers to all Destinations
Risk of Malaria in Iran
Malaria is a viral illness spread by Mosquitoes that bite from dusk to dawn throughout the tropical world. It causes high fever and severe joint and muscle pains. In serious cases, malaria can be fatal.
Travellers to areas where there is a Risk of Malaria should get advice regarding Malaria Medication which can be taken to help stop the illness from developing. The type of medication required depends on your destination, itinerary, length of stay and current medical condition. Further reduce the risk of by practicing mosquito Bite Avoidance by using Insect Repellant such as DEET 50% and covering exposed skin by wearing long sleeves and trousers.
Yellow Fever Risk and Certification Requirements for Iran
Yellow Fever is a serious viral illness spread by mosquitoes in the tropical regions of Africa and South America. For further information, please see Yellow Fever Vaccination.
Under International Health Regulations (2005), travellers who have been to an Area affected by Yellow Fever, or who have travelled via an airport of a country affected, may be required to present an International Certificate of Vaccination (ICVP) before they are allowed to enter Iran.