Iran Visa process

Iran Visa

Visitors to Iran must obtain a Iran’s visa from one of the Iranian diplomatic consulate or embassy around the world, unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries eligible for a visa on arrival. visitors must hold a passport validity for at least 6 months. Admission is refused to women not respecting Iranian Dress code. Citizens of Israel are not allowed entry to Iran. citizen of UK, Canada, and united state must be escorted in Iran by certified guide during their stay in Iran.

One of the easiest way to apply for Iranian visa is through certified Iranian Travel agencies, they will give you all the instruction and documentation required and they will apply visa for you and send you the Authorization Code, with that code you may simply contact your nearest Iranian consulate or embassies to pick up your visa before arrival.

Iran Visa Waive

Iranian Government are exploring a potential visa waiver program under which visa limitations for 60 countries will be lifted as part of Iran’s program to attract more tourists.

Dual citizens of both Iran and another country count as citizens of Iran when visiting Iran, and must have an Iranian passport. This includes all whose mother and father and husband or children born abroad are Iranian.

Iran temporarily at this moment do not affixes visas to passports nor stamps them on entry as a response to the US sanctions on persons who have visited Iran after 2011. In November 2018, Ieranian Government announced that the country will no longer stamp or put stickers to passports of foreign tourists in a bid to ease their concerns about traveling to other countries after leaving Iran. In 2011 it is compulsory to have travel insurance to get a visa to Iran.


visa Free Kish and Qeshm Islands

All tourists, may visit Kish Island or Qeshm Island for 14 days without getting any visa. Americans, Canadians, and Britons are only required to have a certified escort guide waiting for them upon their arrival. The guide has to have the hotel reservation letters of the passenger with him/her and let the immigration office of the airport know about the arrival of the American/Canadian/British passenger 48 hours before the arrival.

Iran Visa

Iran Visa stamp

What You Should Know before Applying

Passport Expiration

To apply for all types of electronic visas, your passport should have at least six months of validity, beyond your actual travel date. Obviously, you are not able to submit your application, if your passport is expiring in less than 6 months.

Visa Validity

The Iranian visa sticker displays some information including the validity of visa. Failure to travel to Iran during the validity of visa will prevent you from entering Iran and you will need to re-apply for a visa.

Visa Types

All types of visa defined by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran can be applied for through the online visa application portal. Notwithstanding, some types of visa for the citizens of some countries should be applied for only in person through the relevant Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Visa Eligibility

The citizens of some countries may not be issued visa to enter the Islamic Republic of Iran due to political and diplomatic considerations. Citizens of such countries shall refer to the relevant Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran for further information.

To get more details for Iran Visa you may visit the official Iran foreign ministry