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Applying for Iran Visa is the first step you should take if you are going to enter Iran as a tourist, a trader, a patient looking for medical help or cosmetic surgery. Nevertheless, it may seem a bit confusing at first. At least, you should get familiar with a big bag of jargons: Iran Visa, Iran E-Visa, Iran Visa On Arrival (VOA), Authorization Code, Reference Code, Iran Visa Grant Notice and many more strange, alien words.
Furthermore, you may be wondering whether you are among those nationalities who do not need visa to enter Iran. You might be asking yourself if you are eligible for Iran Visa On Arrival (VOA) or you come from a country whose residents can’t get this type of Iran visa. Or, can US, UK and Canadian citizens get Iran Visa?
But you do not need to be worried, angry or disappointed at all! We have prepared a short but thorough guide to Iran Tourist Visa here at Iranroute Travel Agency, hoping to help you in the complicated, sometimes frustrating process of applying for your visa.
So, sit back, relax and read our short article to get a grasp of what steps you are expected to follow in order to get your Iran Tourist Visa without any hassle.
4 simple ways to apply for your Iran Tourist Visa
Citizens of some countries can get their visa only by visiting the embassy or consulate of Iran in their country while citizens of some other countries would be eligible for visa on arrival at Iran’s international airports. Now, based on this fact, there are generally 4 ways of getting your visa which include applying through:
- Iran’s Embassies and Consulates Around the World,
- Visa On Arrival (VOA) or,
- Iran eVisa Online Website,
- IranRoute Visa Services.
Required documents for Iran Visa Application:
To apply successfully for your visa, you need the following documents:
- Travel itinerary,
- Digital Personal Photo,
- Digital Image of Your Passport (first page),
- hotel voucher and,
- resumé (For US, UK and Canadian Citizens)
Some required documents to collect your visa:
- Visa Authorization Code,
- Passport (with at least 6 months validity),
- Personal Photo (attached to the visa form application),
- your return ticket which should be within the next 30 days,
- Iran Travel Insurance (Offer an economic & safe insurance)
- Iran Visa Fee (you should pay your visa fee only in Euros)
Note: Each of these documents should be prepared based on the specification provided by Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Click here for more information on the specifications of required documents.
How long would my tourist visa be valid for entering Iran?
Well, your visa would valid for 45 days, but it is possible to extend it for another 60 days.
Are there any visa free zones in Iran?
Yes, for sure! The good news is that you can enter the following zones without a visa:
- Kish Island
- Qeshm Island
- Arvand Free Zone
- Aras Free Zone
- Chabahar Free Trade-Industrial Zone
Don’t forget that you can stay in these free trade zones at most for 2 weeks.
It took me roughly 5 minutes to write this brief article, I assume reading it would take less time. However, to pass through Visa Application process successfully, YOU NEED INFORMATION and there’s no way around it. That’s why we have gathered a pdf file, where all the visa requirements, methods, steps and notes are included. Click on the button below to read all you need about Iran Visa requirements.
Still need help? We are here to help you shake off all confusions and problems you may encounter during the process of applying for your visa. Just let us know.