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border crossing azerbaijan ,iran,iran to turkmenistan

Hi All
any tips for crossing the border Azerbaijan to Iran then Iran into Turkmenistan.
I've heard that you can stay in Iran for 7 days
how hard or easy is it
paperwork mostly,i have been searching on the hubb but can't find anything useful at the moment.
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If you enter Iran without a carnet you may only get 7 days clearance to keep the vehicle in the country.

With a carnet, you can keep a vehicle in for at least 90 days, but make sure you tell the customs officers at the border that you want this entitlement, or they may write an earlier date. They usually ask when and at which border crossing you will be leaving Iran.

Your Iranian visa is probably valid for around 30 days, but you can extend this in provincial capitals pretty easily.

If you're travelling with a UK, US or Canadian passport then you will need to book a guided tour in order to get the invitation which you need to get a visa.

Google is your friend. Check out the Caravanistan website too.
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