Getting Iran Visa

Depending on the purpose of your travel to Iran, whether you are planning to visit, study or work in Iran, there are different types of Visas that you will have to apply for accordingly. Our focus is on the Travel Visa. Here, you can find the latest information regarding Visa rules and regulations. The first and the most important thing to do is to make sure that you, as a holder of a specific passport, are among the countries that are eligible for each way of applying for a Tourist Iran Visa.

I am a citizen of “Visa Free Countries”

Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Georgia, Armenia, Venezuela, Egypt, Malaysia

I am a citizen of “In-advanced Countries”

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Colombia, Iraq, Jordan, Nepal, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Yemen

I am a citizen of "USA, UK or Canada"

Just for USA, UK or Canadian Citizens

I am a citizen of other countries

Anywhere else besides the mentioned countries

Travel to the free zones of Iran without a Visa

Iran free zones

You can travel to Kish Island, Qeshm Island, Chahbahar, Maku, Arvand, Anzali, and Aras without any Visa.

Duration of stay

You can stay in Iran for 14 days.

Entry banned

Israeli citizens are not allowed to enter Iran.

Holders of passports or travel documents containing a Visa/stamp from Israel up to 12 months prior to their application are not eligible for any type of Iran Visa.

Documents validity

  • Authorization code validity

    When you have your authorization code issued for you, you have one month to register for an Iran visa.

  • Iran Visa validity

    You have three months to enter Iran and exiting Iran must be before the expiration of your Iran visa.

  • Duration of stay

    Depending on your visa, you can stay in Iran for 14 – 30 days. It can be extended to 90 days.

  • Passport validity

    Before starting your visa process, make sure Your passport is at least valid for 6 months.


For getting any kind of Iran Visa and to be accepted at the time of issuing your Visa, a valid travel or medical insurance is needed. Make sure your insurance policy specifically state that the insurance is valid for Iran. The terms of “middle east” or “Asia” will not be acceptable.

Technically you can wait in line and buy an insurance at the airport for an extra 16 Euros or so.

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