A Guide For Setting Up Civil Society Organizations In Iran


This practical guide aims to introduce civil society actors to the various procedures and mechanisms in place for starting and operating civil society organizations (CSOs) in Iran based on the current codes and laws in place that regulate civil society. It starts off with an overview of the application process for receiving permits and authorization to operate. It then highlights other procedural challenges to help civil society actors choose the most appropriate permitting option based on the type of activities the organization will engage in.