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Get Your Iran Visa Quickly and Easily Online!

Welcome to Visit Our Iran! Planning your trip to Iran has never been easier. Our experienced documentation team ensure a quick and effortless experience via online application process.

Whether you're planning a leisurely holiday or a business trip, we've simplified the process to ensure a hassle-free experience. Our system generates an authorization code for your e-visa promptly, allowing you to focus on planning your itinerary and exploring the rich cultural heritage of Iran.

If you're not a passport holder from one of the few countries exempt from needing a visa to travel to Iran, don't worry. Visit Our Iran provides various visa categories, including tourist, business, conference, medical, and more. Whatever your purpose of visit, we have you covered.

For more information on visa requirements, processing times, and other frequently asked questions, head to our FAQs section. Discover everything you need to know to make your journey to Iran a smooth and memorable one.

How to apply for Iran Visa

With our streamlined process, you can expect prompt responses, clear communication, and expert assistance at every step exceeding the Iran E-visa portal.

After your visa application is approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, you'll receive your visa authorization code in PDF format. This PDF must be presented at an airport or one of Iran’s embassies/consulates.

Reasons to Apply for Your Visa in Advance

Applying for your visa one month before your arrival is essential for ensuring a smooth and stress-free travel experience. By submitting your application ahead of time, you avoid last-minute rush and potential delays that could disrupt your plans. Additionally, advanced application allows ample time for processing, reducing the risk of complications and ensuring that you receive your visa on time.

We recommend that applicants from the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada apply at least 2 months in advance to ensure timely processing. For more information, you can read our article about Iran visa for citizens from United States, United Kingdom, and Canada.

Whether you're planning a vacation, business trip, or visiting loved ones abroad, applying for your visa in advance gives you peace of mind and allows you to focus on enjoying your travel experience without worrying about visa-related issues.

Types of Iran Visas

Iran offers various types of visas to for different purposes of travel: 
Tourism (Leisure) Visa: Designed for leisure travelers worldwide, allowing exploration for up to 45 days, extendable to 90 days. 
Medical (Treatment) Visa: For patients seeking affordable medical and cosmetic treatments, including procedures like nose jobs, dental work, hair transplants, etc., offered by certified facilities with world-class services. 
Student (Academic) Visa: Intended for students, researchers, and scholars planning to study for one or more semesters, requiring a Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status from relevant authorities. 
Transit (Transport) Visa: For travelers passing through Iran, typically with their vehicles, issued for 5-7 days and requiring entry and exit via different countries. 
Work (Labor) Visa: For individuals working with or establishing companies in Iran for at least one year.

Business (Entry) Visa: Meant for businessmen, conference attendees, or professional athletes, requiring an invitation letter from the hosting organization. 
Pilgrimage (Ziarat) Visa: Specifically for Muslims visiting Iranian holy sites, while non-Islamic pilgrimage sites fall under regular tourist visas. 
Press (Media) Visa: For Filmographers, directors, producers, or members of the press coming on official assignments. 
FIFA (World Cup) Visa: Exclusively for World Cup attendees, allowing a visa-free stay of up to 20 days before or during the games. 
Please, note that all Iran tourist visas allow for single entry. Multiple-entry visas are exclusively available for business and student purposes.

Iran Visa Requirements

1. Submission of travel itinerary including all cities and accommodations for each day (modifiable later as plans change)

2. Printout of travel insurance covering Iran (full-coverage Iran Travel Insurance)

3. Application fee in USD or EUR

4. Completed application with personal information, travel plans, and host information if applicable

5. A confirmed return ticket

Passport Copy Requirements:

1. Sharp and color copy in JPEG format, under 500 KB

2. Rectangular shape with height less than width (800 x 600 pixels)

Photo Requirements:

1. Sharp and color photo in JPEG format, under 240 KB

2. Rectangular shape with height greater than width (600 x 400 pixels)

3. Taken within the last 6 months, in everyday attire, against a white background, facing the camera directly (fully visible face, no glasses)

Iran Visa Extension (How to extend your Iran Visa)

To extend your visa, you can go to the Passport Immigration Police or the Police Department of Aliens Affairs (Edareh Gozarnameh) in the city you are located. Bring 2-3 passport photos, 2 passport copies, your current Visa Authorization Code, any previous extensions, and 3,000,000 IRR (about $6, based on the current exchange rate) for fees. 
Processing takes 3-7 business days, excluding Thursdays and Fridays. Don’t forget to apply 2-3 days before your visa expires.

Can I Enter Iran without a Visa

You can enter Iran without a visa by visiting Kish Island, Iran’s visa-free zone. You can stay for up to 14 days but remember to book your hotel beforehand. 
Americans, Canadians, and Brits need a certified guide upon arrival. Contact us three days prior to ensure a smooth entry.

Travel Tips for Camper, Car, or Bike Arrivals

When traveling to Iran with a camper, car, or bike, ensure to complete your carnet de passage before arrival to avoid costly border processing. Provide details of your nightly camping areas, specifying whether you'll stay in your vehicle or tent. 
Note that diesel vehicles may require obtaining diesel ration from truck drivers, while regular gasoline can be obtained from pump attendants.

Visa on Arrival (VOA)

Visa on Arrival (VOA) is available only at airports, with Tehran's IKIA Airport being the primary entry point. Airports issuing VOA include Mashhad, Isfahan, Shiraz, Kish Island, Qeshm Island, Tabriz, Urmia, Ahvaz, Kerman, Lar, and Bandar Abbas. 
For land borders, an Iran visa authorization code is necessary, especially if obtaining the Visa Sticker from global embassies or consulates. Popular embassy locations include Ankara, Istanbul, Yerevan, Tbilisi, Baghdad, Erbil, Islamabad, and Lahore.

Iran Visa for the Americans, British & Canadians

Apply online at least 2 months before arrival. Nationals of these countries can visit Kish Island visa-free with private or group tour for up to 14 days with 3 days’ notice.

Iran Visa Rejections

Iran visa rejections can occur due to various factors such as incorrect application answers or incomplete itinerary details. To reduce the risk, complete your Iran visa application online thoroughly. 


How can I apply for an Iran visa?

Applying for an Iran visa is easy! Simply fill out our online application form, and we'll guide you through the process step by step.

How long does it take to get the visa?

At embassies/consulates: Regular processing takes 5-7 days, while express processing takes 3-5 days. At the airport VOA counter, the process takes 1-5 hours.

When should I apply for the visa authorization code?

Apply 3-4 weeks before departure. The code is valid for 90 days if collected at the airport VOA counter and 30 days if collected from embassies/consulates.

Will I get an Iran stamp on my passport?

You'll receive an official stamp if you collect your visa from Iran's embassies or consulates. At the airport VOA counter, you'll only receive a receipt for the visa fee payment.

What increases the chance of visa rejection?

Common reasons include not submitting applications at the airport, not adhering to the Islamic dress code, and having an Israeli stamp on your passport within the past 12 months.

How long is the duration of an Iran Tourist Visa?

The duration depends on the submitted daily travel itinerary. You have two visa options: 15-day or 30-day durations. When applying online through VOI system, you can select your preferred option. Additionally, you have the flexibility to extend your visa if needed.

Can I extend my visa while in Iran?

Yes, it's possible to extend your visa while in Iran. Simply reach out to us for assistance with the visa procedure. We're here to help make the process easy for you.

How much does it cost to extend my visa?

The visa extension cost is 3,000,000 IRR (about $6, based on the current exchange rate) each time you extend your visa.

What is the validity period of the extended visa?

It is extendable twice, allowing a total stay of 90 days.

Which nationalities can enter Iran without prior paperwork?

Various countries have different visa-free durations, ranging from 90 to 15 days.

What if there's no Iran embassy in my country?

Specify your pickup location when submitting the application. You can collect your visa at any of Iran’s global embassies or consulates.

What if my previous nationality is different?

Declare your previous nationality on the application form if applicable.

What if my visa application is rejected?

If instructed to apply through a local Iranian agency, you can reapply through Visit Our Iran Visa Services.

Can I stay with a local during my visit to Iran?

If you wish to stay with a local, you must provide detailed contact and personal information for your host or their residence. To avoid inconvenience and scrutiny for your host, we strongly advise booking a budget hotel or hostel for your initial night's stay in the country.
Failure to do so may result in difficulties for your host and could increase the likelihood of visa rejection. Nationals from the US, UK, and Canada are required to stay in accommodations arranged through a local Iranian travel agency. For more information, you can read our article about Iran visa for citizens from United States, United Kingdom, and Canada.

Do I need photos for the visa application?

Yes, Bring a minimum of 3 passport photos for any documents you may need to present to the airport visa officer and consider taking more if staying in Iran for over a month.

Can I use my Iran passport?

Yes, it's advisable to use it, but males should check their military service status before entering.

Is there a requirement for photo size?

Yes, photos should be in JPEG format, less than 240 KB, with dimensions of 600 x 400 pixels. Passport copies should be less than 500 KB, with dimensions of 800 x 600 pixels.

Is multiple entry allowed?

No, except for business and student visas.

Can I apply for my visa at the airport upon arrival?

While applying for your visa upon arrival is an option, we recommend against it due to potentially longer processing times. Instead, we advise applying for your visa online and arriving at the airport with your Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) authorization code for a smoother travel experience.

What documents do I need to apply for an Iran visa?

Documents required for an Iran visa include:
1. A confirmed return ticket
2. A valid passport with at least six months of validity
3. A recent photo of yourself

Who can visit Iran?

We are delighted to welcome all nationalities to visit Iran. Please note that Israeli citizens are the only exception, as entry to Iran is prohibited for them. Iranian visas will not be issued to holders of Israeli passports, and individuals with Israeli citizenship will be denied entry at the border.

Is it possible to stay in Iran without a visa?

Tourists of any nationality can enjoy a visa-free stay of up to 14 days on Kish Island.

Which countries enjoy visa exemption for travel to Iran?

Iran's visa-free policy extends to numerous countries, each with its allotted stay duration. Visitors from Turkey, China, Egypt, Macau, Malaysia, Azerbaijan, Oman, Armenia, Georgia, Lebanon, Hong Kong, and Syria can enjoy varying lengths of visa-free stays, ranging from 14 to 90 days within specific time frames.
Additionally, as of February 5th, 2024, Iran has expanded its visa-free access to 28 additional nations for a 15-day visit. This list includes India, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Indonesia, Brunei, Japan, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brazil, Peru, Cuba, Mexico, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tunisia, Mauritania, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, and Seychelles.
However, it's important to note that while Indian nationals can enter Iran by air without a visa, they require one for land entry.

What is the ideal timeframe to begin the Iran visa application process?

It's advisable to start the process at least two months before your planned arrival date.

Is travel insurance required to visit Iran?

Yes, travel insurance is mandatory for obtaining a visa for Iran, regardless of the visa type. Your insurance policy must explicitly state coverage for Iran to be accepted during the visa application process. For additional details on insurance requirements, please refer to our Insurance information page.

What types of visas do you offer?

We offer various visa categories to suit your needs, including tourism, medical, student, transit, work, business, pilgrimage, press and FIFA (World Cup) visas.

Do I need to book my flights and hotels before I can get a visa?

No, unless you are a US, UK, or Canadian citizen.

Should I arrange my itinerary before applying for a visa?

No, unless you hold a US, UK, or Canadian passport. Visa regulations for citizens of these countries are subject to specific requirements. Currently, the Iranian Foreign Ministry only grants visas to US, UK, and Canadian citizens for travel to Iran as part of a pre-arranged, guided tour.

How can Colombians apply for an Iran visa?

Apply one month in advance and book a group or private Iran tour for the duration of the stay.