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The 13th ICA-AP Regional Assembly, 10th Cooperative Forum and related events will be held at IRIB International Conference Center in Tehran (Iran) from 26-30 November 2018.  The events are hosted by the Iran Chamber of Cooperatives (ICC) on behalf of the Iranian Cooperative Movement.

Schedule of Meetings

26th Nov, Monday : Regional Board Meeting and Committee Meetings

27th Nov, Tuesday : Research Conference, Women’s Forum, and Committee Meetings

28th Nov, Wednesday : 10th Asia-Pacific Cooperative Forum

29th Nov, Thursday : 13th ICA-AP Regional Assembly

30th Nov, Friday : Visit to selected co-operatives and tourist spots


You are kindly requested to register online at as early as possible.  Please note that online registration is mandatory for attending any event in Tehran and the registration process is not complete till you have paid the registration fee. The applicable fee for your country is given in the table below. The last date for registration is 30th September 2018.

Members and participants from Iran are requested to contact Mr. Alireza Banaeifar, International Affairs Manager ICC ( regarding registration.

Registration Fee



Registration Fee

Low and Lower Middle Income

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor Leste, Vanuatu and Vietnam.

US$ 250

Upper Middle Income

China, Fiji, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Maldives, and Thailand.

US$ 350

High Income

Australia, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and UAE.

US$ 450


Below 35 Years

US$ 150

Host Country


US$ 100

When the registration form is submitted, an e-mail with registration ID number and an invoice to pay the registration fee will be sent to you.  If you have any question, please contact ICA-AP secretariat at

Mode of Payment

Registration fees are payable to ICA-AP office using one of the following three options:

  1. Bank Transfer (international) in USD only

Name of Bank

Standard Chartered Bank

Address of Bank

10 Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001, India

Account Number


Type of Account

Current Account

Swift Code


Name of Beneficiary

International Cooperative Alliance-Asia and Pacific

Address of Beneficiary

9 Aradhana Enclave, R.K. Puram, Sector-13, New Delhi-110066, India.

  1. US$ Demand Draft in favour of International Cooperative Alliance-Asia

and Pacific, New Delhi.

  1. Bank Transfer within India (in INR only)

Name of Bank

Standard Chartered Bank

Address of Bank

10 Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001.

Account Number


Type of Account

Current Account



Name of Beneficiary

International Cooperative Alliance-Asia and Pacific

Address of Beneficiary

9 Aradhana Enclave, R.K. Puram, Sector-13, New Delhi-110066.

Please inform ICA-AP secretariat at as soon as you make the payment with registration ID number.

Participants who have been registered after paying the registration fee will be given access to all events (except regional board meeting) from 26th to 30th November and provided with registration materials, bag, badge and official documentation.

Accompanying Persons

Accompanying persons are spouses accompanying the registrant.  Please note that accompanying persons are strictly restricted to spouse and not colleagues/professional contacts/friends/acquaintances, etc.  The accompanying persons are only entitled to attend the social functions. Should they wish to attend any business session, they will need to register and pay the full required fee as a delegate.

Visa Requirements to Iran

There are two ways of obtaining a visa to Iran – on arrival at Tehran airport or at the embassy in your country. Please click here to see visa requirement to Iran for your country.  In either case you will need a letter of invitation.

Please complete the Passport Details (available in editable format) and upload the same along with the 1st page of your scanned passport in colour (PDF format); and a recent photograph (without hat and glass) with high resolution in white background, 3x4cm size (jpg or png format) at

Once the above three documents are uploaded, ICC will submit them to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in Tehran and get an unique code that will be used to facilitate your visa process. This unique code will be needed to get your visa, either at the Tehran airport or the embassy in your country.  

Please note that visa for Iran is valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

If you have any question regarding visa, please contact ICC at the following address, after uploading the three documents.

Mr. Alireza Banaeifar

International Affairs Manager

Iran Chamber of Cooperatives (ICC)


Mobile: +98-9372976709.

Hotel Reservation

The ICC has identified Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel (5* and 4*) for lodging of delegates and negotiated the best rates given below.  

Name of the Hotel


Single Room

Double Room

Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel

Western Tower-4*

USD 135

USD 160

Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel

Eastern Tower-5*

USD 165

USD 200

Exchange rate: 1 US$ = IRR 42,000 (approximately)

The above rates are inclusive of buffet breakfast, complimentary wi-fi, and taxes and service charges.

Please download and complete the Hotel Reservation Form (editable format) available at and upload the same at

Advance booking of the rooms in this hotel will be open until 30th September 2018.  Since November is a peak tourist season, delegates are kindly requested to make their reservations as early as possible.

Please note that credit cards (Mastercard / Visa) are not acceptable in Iran.  Participants are kindly requested to bring with them enough CASH, preferably USD or EURO, for payment of hotel rooms and other expenses.   

Airport Transfer

ICC will make arrangements for airport transfer to Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel and back to those delegates who have provided their flight details. Please complete arrival and

departure details at Delegates staying in other hotels are requested to make their own transport arrangements.

All events including opening ceremony will be held at IRIB International Conference Center.  Please note that IRIB International Conference Center is just 1.7 km away from the hotel and the walking time is less than 10 minutes.  However, ICC will be arranging shuttle cars between the two locations.


November is autumn season in Tehran and the temperate varies from 4 to 10 degrees centigrade.  


The event organizers cannot accept liability for loss/damage to property belonging to participants during the events.  The organizers and the ICA-AP are not responsible for any medical or travel related exigencies. Delegates are encouraged to check with their travel agency about travel, medical and personal insurance policies and cover.

Reimbursement Policy

Reimbursement of registration fee will not be possible.  However, substitutes will be permitted and possible until 15th October 2018.


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