If you are planning to travel to Iran we highly recommend obtaining your visa in advanced. Pre-arrangement visa for Iran will make your entrance the country much easier. If you want to apply for a visa, please read the following points carefully to avoid any probable case of denial.
Who can apply for a touristic visa?
According to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran, there are three types of people who can apply for a touristic visa
A) Individual and Travelers Tourists who wish to visit Iran as a solo or in a group.
B) Travelers with an invitation letter Individuals who have already received an official invitation letter from companies or government organizations to visit Iran.
C) Businesses, Agents and Trade Professionals Companies, travel and tourism agencies, and representative of government organizations.
As soon as you ask us to arrange for your visa to Iran, You need to fill the application form and send it back to us with a copy of your passport and a file of your personal photo. It is very important to choose where you want to obtain the visa correctly. We will apply for your visa on your behalf. The Authorization code of your visa usually will be issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in maximum 10 days. Please note that this authorization code means that your visa has been authorized but it is not the visa itself, and you need to obtain the visa at the chosen Iranian Embassy/ Consulate in the country of your residence or at one of the International airports in Iran. It is advisable, therefore, to apply for your visa at least 4 weeks before you intend to travel. You can also collect your visa at one of the International airports in Iran. If you already named one in your visa application form.
Iran Visa on Arrival
Known by many names such as Iran airport visa and Iran tourist visa, Iran visa on arrival (VOA) refers to Iran tourist visa received by tourists upon their arrival in Iran. VOA is exclusively for tourists. Others such as reporters, diplomats, businessmen etc. must apply for Iran visa via the embassy. Furthermore, Visa on arrival is only available at international airports. Therefore, those who intend to come to Iran by land must apply for a visa via Iranian embassy in their country of origin.
Who can get an Iran Visa on Arrival (VOA)?
You can apply for an Iran Visa on Arrival, if:
- You travel to Iran with an ordinary passport and for tourism purposes. Diplomatic or service, passports, travel documents, etc. will not be accepted
- You do not travel to Iran with a passport of these countries: USA, UK, Canada, Colombia, Somalia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India. You need to get an ordinary tourist visa before traveling to Iran, in this case.
- You do not travel to Iran for journalism or news coverage. You need to apply for a press visa in this case
Have not been rejected an Iranian visa in the past. In this case, you need to apply again in advance.
You are not an Iranian dual national. You need to travel with an Iranian passport in this case