The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established in November 1999 with the aim of international promoting and coordinating for fight against doping in sport and draft of the WADA Code or Code presented in 2002 at the European Regional Office in Lausanne.

In 2002, Iran as one of the four Asian member states of the WADA founding board, played a role in establishing the international organization.

The Second World Doping Conference was held in Copenhagen (2003) with the participation of 80 governments, including Iran and the majority of international federations, at which the WADA code was approved.

By accepting and signing the WADA code, Iran also declared its commitment to this international agreement, and after that, the regulations of the National Anti-Doping organization of Iran were approved and announced according to the upstream document (WADA code).

In 2009, the Law on the Accession of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the International Convention against Doping in Sport by UNESCO was approved by the Islamic Consultative Assembly and approved by the Guardian Council. The Islamic Council was approved and this law was officially notified to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The rules and regulations of the International Anti-Doping Agency can be invoked and enforced by countries that are committed to complying with the Code.

Iran NADO rules has been updated in accordance with the WADA code and implemented after approving by WADA.