Car Rentals

TAP Perisa Rental services offers you the freedom to explore Iran as you wish. If you rent a car in Iran you are no more being forced to stick to a tour schedule, no need to see attractions that do not interest you. Due to a decade of great advancements by Iran’s Traffic Police (NAJA), Iranian roads are now safe and open for all foreign visitors. Thanks to accurate and up-to-date maps, a nationally maintained system of English signs & signals, and of course, our on-call 24-Hour English roadside assistance program, Iran has never been easier to explore. All our cars can be fully insured and ready to hit the road.

Car Rental in Iran
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Theft of Vehicle Protection
Third-Party And Car Occupants Protection
Roadside Assistance In Less Than 45 Minutes
Car Accessories Protection
Collision Damage Protection
Free Car Replacement In Less Than 24 Hours
Windscreen, Glass, Lights Protection
Protection in Any Kind of Damage or Natural Disasters
Drop of Value and Right to Stop at the Repair Shop
Providing Hotel at the Time of Car Failures
Financial Responsibility of Ecconomical Cars1,200 €800 €500 €
Financial Responsibility of SUVs2,200 €1,400 €800 €
Insurance Price of Ecconomical CarsFree6€ / day15€ / day
Insurance Price of SUVsFree18€ / day28€ / day

Car Rentals FAQ

Why should I rent a car?
If you are traveling in a group of 2-4 people, it is much more economical to split the fare of a rental car than to pay for numerous bus, plane, train, taxi, or boat fares & fees. Having your own vehicle allows you the opportunity to explore Iran as you desire, making stops whenever you see anything interesting along your journey. You have the chance to truly dive into local cultures and untapped landscapes.
What is driving like in Iran?
Iranians have, for the most part, made great leaps and bounds in improving their driving etiquette. Although Iran has had a terrible reputation for aggressive driving and liberal use of car horns in the past, all metropolitan areas have become much more peaceful and law-abiding. Thanks to extensive use of traffic cameras, well-maintained roads, and strict law-enforcement, Iran has become one of the safest and driver-friendliest countries in the middle east.
Are the street signs in English?
Almost all major road signs and signals, especially those regarding major destinations, throughways, & cities all have English translations on the signs. Since English is the second most common language in Iran, you will easily be able to find your way no matter where you go.
What happens if the police pull me over?
If you have been driving outside of Iran, chances are used to obeying the rules, so the chances of you getting pulled over are actually quite small. Unlike the aggressive image of Iran that is portrayed in international media, the local police are actually quite friendly and accommodating. If you happen to be pulled over by the police, all you have to do is have your documents (driver’s license, passport, rental lease agreement, vehicle specifications) ready to hand over to the officer. Let the officer know you will make a phone call and make a call to our 24 Hour Roadside Assistance. We will speak to the officer and have you on your way soon.
Do I need to have an International Driving Permit (IDP)?
An International Driving Permit is NOT required if you are staying in Iran for under 6 months. For more information read the following article: Holders of foreign credentials can drive up to six months after entering International

How much is the rental deposit?
The deposit is a refundable 400€ for economy cars & 1000€ for luxury cars. This amount MUST be paid in cash at the time of your car pick-up. Your deposit will be given back in cash upon the completion of your rental contract.
How can I pay for my rental?
You need to pay 15% of your total rental fee via bank transfer or credit card in order to book the car. You may pay the rest at any time before your car pick-up via PayPal, bank transfer or cash upon your car pick-up.
How long can I rent the car?
You can rent our cars from 3 to 180 days.
Where can I drop off my car?
For your convenience, you can drop off your vehicle at any of our partner locations in Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Qeshm island, Bandar Abbas & Imam Khomeini International Airport. Please check the table on this page for drop-off locations and their respective fees.
What if I cancel my rental contract?
Once your reservation is set, all payments are non-refundable. Please ensure that the contract period, pick-up & drop-off locations, and all other aspects of your trip are FINAL before you make your payment. You are eligible to pick up your initial cash deposit of 400 € upon the successful drop-off of your rental car with no additional charge. Keep in mind that you can reduce the length of your rental time while you have rented by contacting us a couple of days before your rental time is over.

How many kilometers/miles can I travel?
Unlimited for our economy cars. As long as you stay within the borders of Iran, you are free to explore as much as possible. For non-economy cars it depends, some have a 300KM/day limit & some are unlimited.
What documents do I need to have with me when I drive?
Your own Drivers License, Passport, Copy of Lease agreement (Provided by leasing agent) Copy of Vehicle specifications (Provided by leasing agent)
What happens if I have an emergency?
If you have any kind of emergency, please call our 24 Hour Roadside Assistance. We can have a tow truck sent to anywhere in Iran within 1-2 hours. If we cannot get your car up and running, we will send a new car to you within 24 hours. Respective charges and rates do apply.
How do I navigate Iran?
The following applications are the most widely used options for navigation throughout Iran: Google Maps iOS Android Free Waze (VPN Required) iOS Android Free Sygic Iran: GPS Navigation iOS Android $29.99 – $39.99 Google Maps is the most accessible and easy to use option. Waze will give you the best updates on traffic and road conditions. Sygic will give you the most up to date maps, even in rural and out of hand areas, and also provide excellent multi-lingual turn-by-turn navigation.
Can I have a second or third driver?
As long as the original person whose name is on the contract is present, the driver is a trusted companion, and has a valid driver’s license in their possession, your car insurance will allow a second or even third driver to operate the vehicle with no additional fees.

24 Hour Roadside Assistance

No int. License Needed

Unlimited Mileage

Basic to Fully Insured Cars

Drop off and Pick up Locations

LocationDrop offPick upLocation
Tehran Partner LocationFreeFreeNo. 43 Kazemi Alley, SardarGangal, 5th floor, Unit 10, Tehran, Iran
Tehran At Your Hotel/Hostel10 Euros10 EurosAnywhere in the metropolitan city of Tehran
Tehran (Imam Khomeini) International Airport20 Euros20 EurosRobat Karim, Saveh Rd, Tehran Province,  Tehran , Iran
Isfahan (Shahid Beheshti) International Airport50 Euros50 EurosJey Industrial Zone Highway, Isfahan Province, Esfahan, Iran
Yazd (Shahid Sadooghi) International Airport80 Euros80 EurosVelayat Blvd, Azadegan, Yazd Province, Yazd, Iran
Shiraz (Shahid Dastgheyb) International Airport80 Euros80 Euros86 Dr. Shahcheraghi St, Fars Province, Shiraz, Iran
Bandar Abbas International Airport120 Euros120 Euros15 Khordad Blvd, Hormozgan Province, Bandar Abbas, Iran

Your FAQ

So you decided to rent car in Iran and explore on your own. We’re here to tell you everything you need to know about renting a car in Iran so you can enjoy the road.

Do I need an international drivers licence?

An International Driving Permit is NOT required if you are staying in Iran for under 6 months. You can read more about this question on Tripadvisor.

What type of cars can I rent in Iran ?

Multiple brands such as Hyundai, Toyota, KIA, Suzuki, Peugeot & Renault are widely available. All cars are fully insured with unlimited mileage. Check out the Iran car rental inventory.

How are roads in Iran?

Roads inside and in between major Iranian cities are rather good. However, be cautious of other drivers on the road.

How much is Iran car rental deposit?

The deposit is refundable 400 € for economy cars and MUST be paid in cash at the time of your car pick-up. Your deposit will be given back in cash upon the completion of your rental contract.

Where can I drop off my rental in Iran?

You can drop off your rental car in Tehran for free or in other major cities such as Isfahan, Shiraz & Yazd for a fixed fee. Read about drop off details in the table at the page.

What is the price of gasoline in Iran?

Gasoline prices in Iran are currently fixed at around 15 cents per Liter.

What are the rental terms and conditions?

Car rental services in Iran are similar to international standards: refundable deposit in case of accidents and rental paperwork inside the car at all times.

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