Code Faragir is Required by Foreigners Domiciled in Iran–What is It?

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Nourlaw.com-Tehran- 26 November 2016- Code Faragir (comprehensive code) is an identification number issued for foreigners living in Iran. With respect to taxation matters and establishing companies in Iran, foreign nationals, whether natural or juridical persons, must be in possession of this ID number.

According to Article 1 of the Implementation Regulation of the Law on Combating Money Laundering, it is mandatory that Code Faragir be obtained by foreign nationals working in Iran. The Tax Affairs Organization, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Companies’ Registry are the bodies responsible for issuing the code.

Foreign nationals may apply online for getting this ID number through the website:

http://irsherkat.ssaa.ir/Design/RqstAdmission/PervasiveCodeAllocation.aspx?Id=17

For obtaining the code, the following information is required:

Information Needed for Obtaining Code Faragir of Juridical Foreign Entities 

Persian Name:
English Name:
Registration Number:
Registration Date:
Country of Registration:
Ownership Type:
City:
Company Activity:
Company Address:
Tel:
Fax:
Email:

Information Needed for Obtaining Code Faragir of Foreign Natural Persons 

First Name:
Last Name:
Father’s Name:
Birth Date:
Country of Birth:
Nationality:
Gender:
Passport Number:
+ An ID photo (Valid format of files is “jpeg” and maximum size of file is 100k)
+ Copy of Passport (Valid format of files is “jpeg” and maximum size of file is 100k)