Statutory guidance

Iran sanctions: guidance

Guidance on the Iran (Sanctions) Regulations 2023



This guidance assists people in implementing and complying with the Iran (Sanctions) Regulations 2023. It covers the prohibitions and requirements imposed by the regulations. It also provides guidance on best practice for: 

  • complying with the prohibitions and requirements 
  • enforcing them 
  • circumstances where they do not apply 

This guidance should be read alongside more detailed sanctions guidance published by departments including the Department for International Trade (DIT), Home Office and HM Treasury, through the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI).

Published 15 December 2023
Last updated 219 DecemberJuly 20232024 + show all updates
  1. Amended to include guidance on director disqualification legislation.

  2. Added wording for director disqualification sanctions.

  3. First published.