Iran, Islamic Republic of
Iran, Islamic Republic of - 2.3.4 Border Crossing of Parviz Khan


Parviz Khan Border Crossing is one of the western border crossings of Iran with Iraq, located in the Qasr-e Shirin County in Kermanshah Province. It facilitates Iran's connection with the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Iranian travelers and tourists can travel with their private vehicles from Parviz Khan Border Crossing in this county to various cities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  Parviz Khan Border Crossing Market is one of the economic hubs of the country, established and launched in 1997. Initially, its area was three hectares, but it has now expanded to 30 hectares and with the ongoing plans of the provincial authorities, the area of Parviz Khan Border Crossing Market is expected to increase to 400 hectares in the future.


Border Crossing Location and Contact

Name of Border Crossing

Parviz Khan

Province or District

Kermanshah Province

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing

Qasr-e Shirin City



36.6754° N


45.0759° E

Managing Authority / Agency

Boarder Guard Command (FARAJA)

Contact Person



Travel Times

Nearest International Airport

Kermanshah Airport

170 km

Truck Travel Time: 3-5 hrs

Car Travel time: 2.5-3 hrs

Nearest Port

Imam Khomeini Port

717 km

Truck Travel Time: 12-14hrs

Car Travel time: 8-10 hrs

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

Kermanshah City

170 km

Truck Travel Time:4-5 hrs

Car Travel time:2-3  hrs

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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