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Visa Iran

How to get an Iranian tourist visa?

Getting your Iranian Tourist Visa; All you need to know

Frequently Asked Questions
Which countries do not need a visa for Iran?

Citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, China, Egypt, Georgia, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Malaysia, Oman, Syria, Turkey, and Venezuela can enter Iran without a visa.

How long does it take to get an Iran visa?

In most cases, visa authorisation codes are issued within 2 business days of receiving a compliant application

Can I get a multiple entry tourist visa?
No Iran tourist visa is single-entry. You might need to apply for other types of visas.
May my Iran visa get rejected?
According to our records, in general, only less than 5% of applicants may get rejected. Chances of getting a visa for European (except for the UK), Australian, and New Zealand citizens are as high as 97%. Chances of getting a visa for the US and UK citizens are a bit less at about 90%. There are also certain occupations that are exposed to a higher risk of rejection such as journalism and the ones related to politics. Read more about Why do Iran visa applications get rejected on our blog.
What about citizens of Afghanistan and Bangladesh?
Passport holders of Afghanistan and Bangladesh need to apply for and collect their visas at the embassies/consulates in their countries.
There’s no Iran embassy/consulate in my country; How do I collect my visa?
If there’s no Iran embassy/consulate in your country, you can most probably collect your visa at an airport in Iran. But, remember citizens of some countries cannot collect their visa at the airports. In that case, you can choose a nearby country where an Iran embassy/consulate exists.
Does my previous nationality matter?
Except for ex-Israeli nationality, other previous nationalities won’t normally affect your visa application.
Is it mandatory to have my fingerprints taken in the embassy after I get an authorization code from 1stQuest?
No fingerprint is needed before/after getting an authorization code. A visa applicant might never need to go to an embassy if the location of the visa collection is supposed to be at the airport, upon arrival.
What is the proper Iran visa photo size?
A valid Iran visa photo measures 45 mm x 35 mm, with a white background color and the applicant’s head covering 70-80% of it.
Is it possible to obtain an Iran visa for U.S. citizens?
Absolutely. First, contact an Iranian travel agency and have them apply for a travel authorization code from the Iranian Ministry of Foreign affair (MFA) on your behalf.
Once you have your travel authorization number, you can apply for a visa.
When handled by an authoritative agency, the visa process is quite straightforward and includes a couple of forms, itinerary, flight information, and the standard visa application information.


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