All visitors must have a passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and two blank pages.
Iran visa on Arrival is not issued for USA, UK, Canada, Colombia, Somalia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India nationalities.
Israeli passport holders will not get a visa.
People with an Israeli stamp in their passport must wait 6 months from the time of exit from Israel before applying for a visa to visit Iran.
If you are an Iranian born or your father is Iranian, you are considered an Iranian citizen by the Iranian government. You must travel to Iran on an Iranian passport, even if you have never been to or lived in Iran in the past. However, if your mother is Iranian and your father is any other nationality, you are not considered an Iranian national by the Iran authorities. You are able to travel to Iran on a non-Iranian passport.
All visitors may visit Kish Island or Qeshm Island for 14 days without needing a visa, even if they need a visa to visit Iran.
§Visas, are valid for 3 months from the time they are issued and put into your passport and the visa holder can travel to Iran during this 90 day for maximally one month. (it can be issued under specific situations).
The information on your visa application form must be exactly the same as the information in your passport.
The passport image that you send us must be clear and of a good quality.
The embassy or consulate you choose in the application form will be where they issue your visa. It can be difficult to change the place of the visa issuance, so please make sure you are choosing the right one.
Check the embassy or consulate website to ensure that have the correct documents specific to that embassy or consulate. Fortunately, in some Embassies you can follow your visa issuance process all the way by email or post services.
You are allowed to stay in Iran for 30 days on a Tourist Visa. However, it is the MFA in Tehran that decides how many days you are allowed to stay in Iran. Visa extensions are possible.
The validity of your visa is three months from when it is issued, however you are only allowed in Iran for the dates you have specified on your application form, unless you extend your visa.
Women need to make sure they are wearing the Hijab or a head scarf in their submitted passport-sized photos
The visa process will usually take 7- 21 days for non-US citizens and 21- 42 days for USA, UK and Canadian citizens.
Journalists, politicians and political activists may have problems obtaining visas. Please contact us for further information if this may affect you.
It is important to note that when you enter Iran you are subject to all the laws of the country, even if such laws do not exist in your home country. Please check with your Department of Foreign Affairs for information on any laws that may differ between Iran and your home country.
All the information provided above, particularly in relation to fees and time frames for visa processing can change overnight, although we will do our best to ensure that the information on our website is up to date, UntoldPersia encourages you to continue to check with your local embassy or consulate for any changes.
Citizens under 18 must have a written permission from their guardian certified by the notary public when applying for visa.
While we don’t advocate lying on your application form, try to avoid unnecessary complications. Tricky questions:
Email If asked for one, opt for something generic and avoid.gov accounts.
Itinerary If you want a 30-day visa, write a 30-day itinerary. Keep controversial places such as Bushehr, Natanz and border regions off your agenda. Occupation Teachers, nurses and data-entry clerks are more welcome than unloved journalists and military personnel .
Purpose of your visit Tourism.
Photographs Women will probably need to have their hair covered (any scarf will do) in their visa-application photo. Check embassy websites.
Important: Travel insurance for Iran:
In general it is always recommended to be covered by a reliable travel insurance when you travel abroad to a country where you are not covered by your domestic insurance. Bun in the case of Iran, this is mandatory, as you have to be covered by a travel insurance to get your visa for Iran (does not matter what kind of visa). To be accepted at the time of issuing your visa, your insurance policy must clearly state that it is valid for Iran. Iran Traveling Center has an agreement with IATI, an Spanish insurance company with a very long experience in travel insurances that you can check and take online. If you book your travel insurance for Iran with IATI you will be sure that it will comply the requirement of stating that it is Valid for Iran, in order to obtain your visa for Iran.
The sample of Iran Visa (Include stamp for entry and exit)
1- Stamp for entry 2- Stamp for exit 3- Visa holder's name in Farsi 4- Number of accompanying persons
5- Number of allowed entries 6- Allowed duration of stay (in days) 7-Visa Type 8- Visa validity starting date 9- Visa validity expiry date