Tourists who wish to visit Iran can apply for a visa through the following link by entering all the required information and receive a visa application reference number. Since the visa application process is online, your email address will be required and authenticated throughout the process.
HOW TO APPLY
Electronically submitting your online application is the FIRST STEP in the visa application process. Some visa applicants will need to attend a visa interview, though some applicants may qualify for a visa without an interview. To complete the visa application, please pay deep attention to the following …
Your purpose of the trip as well as other factors will determine what type of visa suits you best based on the laws and regulations of the Islamic Republic of Iran. As an applicant, you should be able to fulfill all the visa requirements.
CHECK APPLICATION STATUS
To follow up your visa application status, you can enter your application reference number or passport number, date of birth and email in the form through the following link.
All types of visa defined by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran can be applied for through the online visa application portal. Notwithstanding, some types of visa for the citizens of some countries should be applied for only in person through the relevant Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The citizens of some countries may not be issued visa to enter the Islamic Republic of Iran due to political and diplomatic considerations. Citizens of such countries shall refer to the relevant Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran for further information.
To apply for all types of electronic visas, your passport should have at least six months of validity, beyond your actual travel date. Obviously, you are not able to submit your application, if your passport is expiring in less than 6 months.
The Iranian visa sticker displays some information including the validity of visa. Failure to travel to Iran during the validity of visa will prevent you from entering Iran and you will need to re-apply for a visa.
Visa on Arrival
Apply for all Iranian International Airports
It is notified to travelers to the Islamic Republic of Iran intending to acquire their visa at Iranian International Airports that in order to expedite the issuance of visa take the following measures (at least two days prior to their travel ):
Based on mutual agreement within the framework of international rules and regulations, citizens of some countries are exempt from applying for a visa to enter Iran. They include the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Georgia, Armenia, Venezuela, Egypt, Malaysia and China.