Iran, Islamic Republic of
Iran, Islamic Republic of - 2.3.1 Border Crossing of Bazargan


Iran has common borders with seven countries including Turkmenistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan.

Iran's land border crossings are crucial entry and exit points for goods and travelers, facilitating international trade and regional connectivity. These crossings are equipped with various facilities to support customs, immigration, and transportation services. Common facilities include customs inspection areas, immigration checkpoints, cargo terminals, parking facilities, and administrative offices. Additionally, some crossings may have amenities such as rest areas, restaurants, and currency exchange services to cater to travelers' needs.

However, crossing Iran's land borders can pose challenges and obstacles for travelers and traders. Common issues include long wait times due to congestion, bureaucratic procedures, and security checks. Delays in processing paperwork and cargo inspections can also occur, leading to disruptions in trade flows and travel schedules. Moreover, language barriers and cultural differences may complicate interactions with border officials, particularly for international travelers.


Border Crossing Location and Contact

Name of Border Crossing

Iran: Bazargan

Turkey: Gurbulak

Province or District

East Azarbaijan Province

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing

Bazargan City



39.0369° N


44.5136° E

Managing Authority / Agency

Boarder Guard Command (FARAJA)

Contact Person



Travel Times

Nearest International Airport

Tabriz International Airport

270 km

Truck Travel Time: 5-6 hrs

Car Travel time: 4 hrs

Nearest Port

Bandar-e Anzali Port

670 km

Truck Travel Time: 12-14hrs

Car Travel time: 10-11 hrs

Nearest location with functioning wholesale markets, or with significant manufacturing or production capacity

Tabriz City

278 km

Truck Travel Time: 5-6 hrs

Car Travel time: 4 hrs

Other Information


Petrol station is available throughout the road path.



Customs Clearance

For more information on customs, please see the following link: 1.3 Customs Information

Other Relevant Information

For more information on government contact details, please see the following link: 4.1 Government Contact List.



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