Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade informed us today of the requirements to obtain an Authorization for Iranian clients affected by the recent Economic Sanctions (Special Economic Measures – Iran).
As the imposed sanctions on Iran restrict financial transactions, an Authorization is required in order to be able to transfer funds related to the Immigrant Investor Program, open a bank account, apply for mortgage or credit card or obtain other similar financial services.
Information required from the client:
How to submit the information:
There is no specific form to complete in order to apply for an Authorization.
The applicant or his/her representative may simply send the required information to the Economic Law Section by email at
The decision-making process can take three to six weeks. It is possible to accelerate the process on grounds of urgency, if requested by the applicant. However, decision-making cannot be guaranteed for a specific date.
Contact us for more information.
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