Visa is a permission of entry to Iran for a limited period of time issued by Embassies and Consulates General of the Islamic Republic of Iran abroad, for foreign nationals after receiving the approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Tourist visa applies to foreign nationals who wish to travel to Iran for sightseeing purposes or to visit their friends and family.
Start A Visa Application
If you have the following items ready, apply here for Tourist visa:
- A digital personal photo
- Digital image of your passport (information page) in accordance
- Travel itinerary, if you have already made travel arrangements or you can book it now!
- Travel insurance that covers Iran. Need one? buy here!
The cost of Iran visa invitation code is 20.00 Eur per person
***It would be complementary when you book a travel package with us!
Iran Visa FAQ
- Who can apply for a free Iran tourist visa?
8 countries are eligible for free visa: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Georgia, Malaysia, Syria, Turkey, Venezuela. If you don’t hold a passport from any of theses countries, you must pay for your visa. This charge is different from the visa fee which you must pay to the consulate for stamping your passport.
- Iran visa on arrival (VOA)
The VOA process takes around 2 or 3 hours and, in some cases, it may take up to 6 hours. We recommend to apply for visa in advance then you can enter the country immediately.
Except for citizens of: Canada, UK, US, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Canada, Colombia, India, Iraq, Jordan, Nepal, Pakistan, Somalia and Sri Lanka
NEW UPDATE Summer 2018 – If entering Iran via any of the international airports, you can now ask the authorities to stamp your visa on a separate piece of paper. This is particularly useful for people traveling to the USA!
- Iran travel visa requirements for VOA
Hotel reservation – You need to bring your hotel reservation printed out for your first night in Iran at least. If you are staying with a friend, make sure to have their contact details.
Your host contact – Have in hand your host contact details, whether it is a hotel or a friend. If they can’t contact them, you may have to wait at the airport for a very long time.
Cash, preferably in € – You must pay your visa in cash.
Travel Insurance – All travelers must have valid travel insurance for Iran. If you do have it, you should bring any documents which prove it. If you don’t, they will make you buy it at the airport.
- Which airports are eligible for an Iran tourist visa on arrival?
Tehran, Shiraz, Esfahan, Qeshm & Kish Island, Mashhad, and Tabriz. 14 days tourist visa is available for all of the nationalities with an authorized passport for visiting Kish, Qeshm, and Chabahar ( free zones)
- You are an American, British or Canadian citizen
According to the MFA, requires Americans, British and Canadian nationals to make a tour from arrival to departure; essentially this means you need a guide at all times you on a daily basis. Citizens of these countries need to have a confirmed itinerary, which should be requested from a valid tour company.
- Duration of Iran Visa
Everybody traveling to Iran should be able to get a 30-day visa, regardless you enter via airport or overland.
- Iran Visa Extensions
If you get a 1-month visa, you can extend it twice for 30 days. This means that you can travel in Iran for up to 90 days.