What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 


Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 


Who is responsible for certification?: 

Organization of Tourism of Iran

Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

Yes, 6 months,
Theory 320 hours by Tourism Institutes

Fees decided by tourism authority, association, or guide?: 

Guides negotiate own fees

Problems faced by guides at this location: 

Illegal Guiding, Foreign Tour Guides, Late Payments, Low Fees/Remuneration, Too Many Guides, Lack of Mutual Co-Operation

Entry prepared by: 
Iran Tourist Guides Association (ITGA)
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Updated on: 09/11/12

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