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Iran Visa

As you know, getting Iran visa and passport stamp is one of the first steps to enter any country, whether your trip is recreational or business, medical, etc.


In this article, we will discuss how to get Iran tourist and medical visas.


As a new destination, Iran has many attractions for travel enthusiasts, from its natural beauty and ancient history to the diverse cultures of its different regions.


With the advancement of technology, people’s interest in discovering new areas and getting to know their customs has increased.

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Iran tourist visa

What are tracking code, grant notice, tracking code or letter of approval !?


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) issue an 18-digit code. The duration of sending this code varies depending on your nationality.


Generally, for most nationalities, it will take around 7-10 working days and for special nationalities such as Americans, British, and Canadians, it will take 1-2 months.

Get Your Iran Visa just in 4 steps

Required Documents:
  • High-quality passport Image (in color) that has at least 6 months validity
  • Portrait photo (in color) with white background
  • Filled out the visa application form online here or download it here.
  1. Send required documents to
  2. Wait for our confirmation
  3. You will receive the Authorization code in 7-10 days
  4. Refer to the selected embassy or airport and collect your visa.
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Iran travel guide helpful tips

Iran Tourist Visa Important Tips

* Only the authorized agencies can apply for Iran Tourist Visa. all nationalities can apply for Iran Tourist Visa except Israeli passport holders.


Iran tourist visa is valid for 3 months and travelers can stay in Iran for 15 to 30 days depending on the type of visa they receive. Of course, this period can be extended by 60 to 90 days if the police office of foreign nationals agrees.


* To apply for all types of visas, your passport should have at least 6 months of validity, beyond your actual travel date.


* The validity duration of this code for receiving your Iran Tourist visa fee is one month since the issuance time. Then you have three months’ time to enter Iran. And the important point is that exiting Iran must be done before the expiration of this three months validity.

Visa on Arrival

Iran Visa on ArrivalTourists can simply travel to Iran by obtaining an airport visa and receive their visa at one of the international airports upon arrival.

The list of international airports where you can apply for an Iran airport visa:

  • Imam Khomeini International Airport (Tehran)
  • Shahid Hashminejad International Airport (Mashhad)
  • Shahid Dastghib International Airport (Shiraz)
  • Tabriz International Airport
  • Shahid Beheshti International Airport (Isfahan)
  • Kish International Airport
  • Qeshm International Airport
  • Bandar Abbas International Airport
  • Bushehr International Airport
  • Ahvaz International Airport
  • Larestan International Airport
  • Urmia International Airport
  • Kerman International Airport

Iran Visa on Arrival Conditions:

  • It is important to mention that all nationalities except the nationals of 9 countries, America, England, Canada, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Bangladesh, Colombia, and Jordan can receive Iran airport visas.

In addition, Iraqi citizens can only get visas from Mashhad airport.

*The presence of the visa applicant and its original passport with a validity of at least 6 months and without any damage or objection when obtaining a visa is required.


*Original and a copy of travel insurance, the insurance is mandatory for all foreign nationals to enter Iran (issuance of this insurance policy is also possible at the airport)


*Having the confirmation form from the electronic visa system is necessary, which is sent to the applicant’s email after agreeing to issue the visa.


*Due to the fact that foreign bank cards are not used in the country, travelers need cash in one of the foreign currencies: preferably Euros to pay for visa fees.

Iran travel guide important tipsCitizens of 9 countries CAN NOT get a visa on arrival they need to apply for and receive authorization code through an authorized agency or at the Iranian embassy/consulate in their native country.


Pakistan, Afghanistan, Somalia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Colombia, Canada, UK, and US.

It is safer to apply before your travel to Iran via the valid agencies to get the authorization code and the visa collection place which can be an embassy or one of the International Airports in Iran which makes the time procedures easier, shorter and safer.


Sometimes airport offices paperwork to process your visa can take about 4 hours or even more if there is a large group waiting or during high season.


In case your visa on arrival is rejected you will be held the responsibility for your return flight and any extra costs.

Elimination of Iran Visa Stamps

When traveling to Iran, don’t worry about the stamp on your passport because the passport stamp policy has been removed for people traveling to Iran, and you will receive your visa on a separate sheet in case you want to travel to the United States of America in the future.


Have a hassle-free trip.

Elimination of Iran Visa Stamps
Iran Tourist Visa Stamps Eliminated

Visa-Free citizenship

In recent years, obtaining a tourist visa for Iran has become easier and faster, and even for many nationalities, it is possible to travel to Iran without a visa, we will mention the names of these countries.


The list of countries that can travel to Iran without a visa:


Citizens of Syria, Turkey, Armenia (90 days), Lebanon and Bolivia (30 days), Azerbaijan, Malaysia, Oman, Venezuela (15 days), Georgia (45 days), Egypt (20 days), and China (21 days) are the countries includes the visa cancellation law and they can enter and reside in Iran without obtaining a visa.


Nationals of India (if they enter Iran via the air border), UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Mauritania, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Seychelles, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Japan, Singapore, Cambodia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brazil, Peru, Cuba, Mexico, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Republic of Belarus and Russia (as a group) can also travel to Iran without a visa.


Keep in mind that the visa cancellation law will only apply to passengers if the passenger enters Iran from his own country, otherwise they must go to the consulate of the country he is in to enter Iran.


According to the law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, citizens of Afghanistan and Bangladesh can apply for a visa from Iran only if they have a residence card or a passport from a country other than their own country.

Iran Tourist Visa for US, UK, and Canadian

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Visa for UK citizen
Visa for Canadian citizen

The process of obtaining an Iran visa for the holders of USA, UK, and Canadian passports is different from other countries, which may take between 1 and 3 months, and the applicants must provide more documents.


(Ministry of Foreign Affairs) does not allow US, UK and Canadian passport holders to travel to Iran independently, they must be accompanied by a confirmed official tour guide during their travels in Iran, no matter as part of a tour group, or on a custom-tailor-made individual tour.

Required documents for US, UK, and Canadian citizens:

  • High-quality passport Image (in color) with at least 6 months validity and 2 blank pages
  • Portrait photo (in color) with white background (women do not need to wear hijab)
  • Filled out the visa application form (Download)
  • Professional resume
Visa Extension

How to expend your Iran tourist visaTo extend your Visa you need to go to the nearest Police Department of Alien Affairs. We suggest you plan your visit a few days before your existing visa is due to expire.


Iran Tourist Visa Extensions can be granted for 30 – 60 days. You can extend your Visa in major cities which is easy and convenient. These places include Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan, Mashhad, and Yazd.

Iran Tourist Visa Fee

Visa fees are divided into two parts

  • The amount in which the agency charge you to receive an authorization number and invitation letter.
  • The consular fee which you directly pay to the Iranian embassy/consulate or airport where you collect your visa. (depends on your nationality.)

Apply Iran Tourist Visa - Offline

Download  Iran Visa application form in PDF format, fill it out and send it to us along with your passport picture and your portrait photo.

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