Visitors to Iran must obtain a visa from one of the Iranian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries eligible for a visa on arrival. All visitors must hold a passport valid for at least 6 months. Admission is refused to women not wearing Islamic head cover, scarf, long sleeves and stockings. Citizens of Israel are totally banned from entry to Iran.
Iran plans to start issuing electronic visas in 2017. Furthermore, Iranian authorities are exploring a potential visa waiver program under which visa limitations for 60 countries will be lifted as part of Iran’s program to attract more tourists.

Below you can see a demographic map of different type of obtaining Iran Visa all over the world.

 

  1.  Armenia – 90 days (within 180 days)
  2.  Azerbaijan – 30 days
  3.  Bolivia – 30 days
  4.  Egypt – 20 days
  5.  Georgia – 45 days
  6.  Lebanon – 30 days
  7.  Malaysia – 15 days
  8.  Serbia – 30 days (within 1 year)
  9.  Syria – 90 days (within 180 days)
  10.  Turkey – 3 months
  11.  Venezuela – 15 days

You can get your visa on arrival on the entry points. This way you don’t need to go through paperwork to get your visa application reference number and collect your visa from an Iranian embassy/consulateNationalities of the following countries holding ordinary passports and wishing to visit Iran mainland can obtain a 30 days tourist visa upon arrival at the airports are listed below:

  • Albania
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Belarus
  • Belguim
  • Bosnia Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • The Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Palestine
  • Peru
  • The Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • The United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam

 

People from these 3 countries cannot travel to Iran independently. Here you will find the rules and regulations:
This information is intended for the American (US), British (UK) and Canadian nationals only.
According to the rules and regulations of Iran. Visa procedure for the above passport holders is different with other nationalities. They need to be on a tour with an authorized guide and must apply for the visa via a registered travel agency. Their tour guide must be with them from the first to the end of their trip to Iran which means that they can NOT travel independently. It is recommended to book their trips at least two months before their flight date. This is the minimum required time to apply and process their visas. American passport holders must travel on a private tour but British and Canadian nationals can travel as a group or join a fixed group tour with a fixed itinerary.

 

  1. IKA – Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport
  2. MHD – Mashhad Airport
  3. SYZ – Shiraz Airport
  4. TBZ – Tabriz Airport
  5. ISF – Isfahan Airport
  6. BUZ – Bushehr Airport
  7. KIH – Kish Airport
  8. KSH – Kerman Shah Airport
 

 

Afghanistan
Solh Ave
Gharar Rah Shir Pour
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
TEL: +873 17 24700 – 26750

Albania
VILLA NO.21-23 SKENDERBEG ST.
PO.Box: 2909
TIRANA, ALBANIA
TEL: 0355 42 27698 – 27869

Argentina
Embassy of Iran in Argentina
Ave. Figueroa Alcorta 3229
1425 Buenos Aries
Argentina
T: +54 1 8024821 – 8021470
F: 805-4409

Armenia
NO. 1 , Budagheyan St.
Komitas Ave. 375014
YEREVAN, ARMENIA
TEL: +374 1 234982 – 234983 – 280457 – 232952 – 232920

Australia
Embassy of Iran in Australia
25 Cologoa St.
O’Malley Act 2606
P.O.Box: 3219
Canberra, Australia
T: (00612) 62902168 – 62902427
F: (00612) 62902431
E: ambassador@iranembassy-wien.at
E: iranembassycanberra@amil.com
E : cultural@iranembassy.org.au

Austria
Embassy of Iran in Austria
Jauresgasse 9
A1030
Vienna, Austria
T: (00431) 712-2657
F: (00431) 713-5733
E: public@iranembassy-wien.at
E: cultural@iranembassy-wien.at

Azebaijan
370001 BONIAD SARDAROV ST.NO.4
P.O.BOX 370001
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN
TEL: +94 12926143 – 928006 – 55902540 – 926131
NO.13 ATATORK ST
NAKHJAVAN, AZERBAIJAN
TEL: +99 4136 56705 – 44613

BAHRAIN
ENT.1034-VILLA NO.1&2 ROAD 3221 AREA 332 MAHOOZ
P.O.BOX : 26365
MANAMA, BAHRAIN
TEL: +973 722400 – 722660 – 9622880

BANGLADESH
7, ROAD NO.6 BARIDHARA
DHAKA ,BANGLADESH
TEL: +88 02 885848 – 885896 – 606417 – 603948

Belgium
Embassy of Iran in Belgium
415, Ave de Tervuren 1150
Bruxelles, Belgique
T: (0032 2) 7623745 – 7623799
F: (0032 2) 7623915
E: EIRI.BXL@SKYNNET.BE

BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA
OBALA MAKA DIZDARA 6 71000
SARAJEVO, BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA
TEL: +387 71 650210 – 650214

Brazil
Embassy of Iran in Brazil
SES AVE.DAS NACOES LOTE 31 70-421-900
BRASILIA DF
T: (0055 61) 2425915 – 2425124
F: (0055 61) 2449640

BULGARIA
77 BLVD. VASSIL-LEVSLI
SOFIA, BULGARIA
TEL: +359 2 9876173 – 9874503 – 98788546

Canada
Embassy of Iran Canada
245 METCALFE ST.
OTTAWA ONTARIO
K2P 2K2

CANADA
T: (613) 235-4726/233-4726
F: (613) 233-5712
E: ambassador@iranembassy.org
E (Higher Education Advisory):  h.e.a.ott@cyberus.ca

China
Embassy of Iran in China
SAN LI TUN DON LUI JIE, NO.13
BEIJING P.R OF CHINA
T: (0086 10) 653-2487/653-2204/653-21881/653-22029
F: (0086 10) 65321403
E: IRAN-EMB@POP.NETCHINA.COM.CN
Shanghai
TEL: +86 21 64332997 or 64332998

Columbia
Embassy of Iran in Columbia
CALLE 96 NO.11A-16/20
BOGOTA-COLOMBIA
T: (0057 1) 6103064-6102204
F: (0057 1) 6102556
E: EMBAJADAIRAN@ANDINET.COM

CROATIA
PANTOVACAK 125 C
10000 CORVATIA
ZAGREB, CROATIA
TEL: +385 1 4578983-4578984-4578981-4578980

CYPRUS
8 ELIAS PAPAKYRIAKO STR. ACROPOLIS
P.O.BOX: 8145
NICOSIA CYPRUS
TEL: +35 72 314459-315896

The Czech Republic
Embassy of Iran in the Czech Republic
NA ZATOYCE 18-16000 PRAGUE 6
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
T: (0042 0 2) 2057-0454/2057-0455
F:  (0042 0 2) 3338-0255

Denmark
Embassy of Iran in Denmark
Engskiftevej 6
2100 Copenhagen
Denmark
T: (45) 3916-0071
F: (45) 3916-0075
E: iran-embassy@iran-embassy.dk
E: IRAN_EMB@POST12.TELE.DK

Egypt
Iran’s Interests Section
12 RIFAA ST.DOKKI
GIZA
Egypt
T: (0020 2) 348-6492/349-6820
F: (0020 2) 349-6821
E: IRAN@INFINITY.COM.EG

ETHIOPIA
P.O.BOX: 1144
JIMMA ROAD OLD AIRPORT AREA HOUSE NO.317/18
ADISS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
TEL: +251 1 710037-710026-710369-204244

Finland
Embassy of Iran in Finland
Kulosaarentie 9
00570 Helsinki
Finland
T: (358 9) 6869 240
F: (358 9) 6869 2410
E: ambassador@iran.fi
Cultural Attaché
T: (358 9) 6869 2430
F: (358 9) 6869 2410
E: press-culture@iran.fi

France
4, AVENUE D’IENA
75116 PARIS
France
T: (+33)-[0]1-40697900
F: (+33)-[0]1-40700157
Service des affairs Sociales (T:) (+33)-[0]1-40697971
E: info@amb-iran.fr
www.amb-iran.fr

GEORGIA
16 ZOWRETI ST.
380060 ,TBILISI ,GEORGIA
TEL: +99 532 986990-986991-294502-294449

Germany
Iranian Embassy in Berlin
Botschaft der Islamischen Republik Iran
Podbielskiallee 65/67, 14195 Berlin
Tel: (0049) 030 – 84 353-0
Fax: (0049) 030 – 84 353 – 535
Email: iran.botschaft@t-online.de

EICHENDORFF
SR.54
60320 FRANKFURT, GERMANY
TEL: +49 69 5600070-5600730

BEBEHLALLEE
1822299 HAMBURG, GERMANY
TEL:+49 40 5144060-51440645

GHANA
NO.12 ARKUSAH ST.
AIRPORT RESIDENTIAL AREA
P.O.BOX: 12673
ACCRA NORTH GHANA
TEL: +233 21 777043-774474-760521-760522

Greece
Embassy of Iran in Greece
16 STRATIGOU KALARI ST.PALEO PSYCHICO
ATHENS 15452 GREECE
T: (0030 1) 674-1706/647-1783
F: (0030 1) 647-7945
E: IREMBATN@COMPULIK.GR

GUINEA
DONKA-CITE NINISTERIELLE
B.P: 310
CONAKRY, GUINEA
TEL: +22 4 11 220186-220197

Hungary
Embassy of Iran in Hungary
GABOR ARON 43
BUDAPEST II HUNGRY
T: (0036 1) 3269209-3269210
F: (0036 1) 3268100
E: rahnama@iranembassy.hu
E: embiran@iranembassy.hu

India
Embassy of Iran in India
5 BARAKHAMBA ROAD
NEW DELHI 110001 INDIA
T: (0091 11) 3329600-3329601-3320491
F: (0091 11) 3325493
E: IRANEMIN@VSNL.COM

SWAPNALOK
1 FLOOR 47
LAXMIBAI JAGMOHANDAS ROAD
BOMBAY 400026 INDIA
TEL: +91 22 3630073-3634102-3631029
8-2-502/1 BANJARA HILLS, ROAD NO .7
HUDERABAD 500034 INDIA
TEL: +91 40 3350728-3352722

Indonesia
Embassy of Iran in Indonesia
110 JL.HOS-COKROAMINOTO , MENTENG
JAKARTA PUSAT 10310 INDONESIA
T: (0062 21) 331378/331391
F: (0062 21) 3107860
E: irembjakt@indo.or.id

Italy
Embassy of Iran in Italy
VIA NOMENTANA 361-00162
ROME ITALY
T: (0039 6) 8632-8485/8632-8486
F: (0039 6) 8632-8492
PIAZZA DIAZ, NO.6
P.O.BOX: 20123
20123 MILAN, ITALY
TEL: +39 2 8052615-8055852-860646-877431

Ivory Coast
COCODY, BOULVARD DE FRANCE,
EN FACE DE CAMPUS UNIVERSITE DE COCODY
RUE BELIER VILLA NO.1
ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST
TEL: +225 22487548-22487546

Ireland
Iranian Embassy in Ireland
72 Mount Merrion Ave.
Blackrock Co.
Dublin
T: (003531) 2885881-2880252-2882967
F: (003531) 2834246
E: IranEmbassy@indigo.ie

Ireland
72 MOUNT MERRION AVE.
BLACKROCK ,CO.
DUBLIN IRELAND
TEL: +353 1 1885881-2880252-2882967-08858052

Iraq
SSAALEHHIYEH-KARAADEH MARYAM
P.O.BOX : 39095
BAGHDAD IRAQ
TEL: +96 41 8842633-8852297

Japan
Embassy of Iran in Japan
3-13-9, Minami Azabu,
Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-0047
T: (0081 33) 3446-8011/3446-8015
F: (0081 33) 3446-9002
E: sjei@gol.com

Jordan
Jabal Oman Str. Zahran St. Fuzi Molgha
P.O.BOX 173
AMMAN, JORDAN
TEL: +9626 4641281-4641282

KAZAKHSTAN
KABANBAI BATYR ST.NO.119
P.O.BOX : 480059
ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN
TEL: +7 3272 927846-925055-923933

KENYA
DENIS PRITT ROAD
OFF STATE HOUSE ROAD
P.O.BOX 49170
NAIROBI, KENYA
TEL: +2542 2 720343-720796

KOREA
726 ,126 HANNAM-DONG YONGSAN-KU
SEOUL ( 140-210) SOUTH KOREA
TEL: +82 2 7937751-7937752-7937753

KUWAIT
ESTEGHLAL ST.BONEIDELGHAR
P.O.BOX : 4686
KUWAIT
TEL: +965 2561084-2560694-2562237-2560908

KYRGYZSTAN
RAZAGHOF ST.NO.36
BISHKEK
TEL: +99 6312 226964-227214-223141

LEBANON
BEAR HASAN
P.O.BOX : 5030
BEIRUT, LEBANON
TEL: +961 1 821224-300008-865558-865559

LIBYA
JAMAHIRIYA ST.
NEXT TO THE NEW BRIDGE
P.O.BOX : 6185
TRIPOLI, LIBYA
TEL: +218 21 3609552

MADAGASCAR
LOT 11 L 43 TER ANKADIVATO
P.O.BOX : 3920
ANTANANARIO ( 101)MADAGASCAR
TEL: +261 20 2228527-2228639

MALAYSIA
1 LORONG U THANT 1
OFF JALAN U THANT
55000 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
TEL: +60 3 4514830-4514824

MALI
HIPPO DROME AVE.AL QOODS
P.O.BOX : 2136
BAMAKO, MALI
TEL: +223 217638-213593-211726

Mexico
Embassy of Iran in Mexico
PASED DE LA REFORMA 2350
COL.LOMAS ALTAS
MEXICO 10 DF
T: (0052 5) 596-5399/596-5771
F: (0052 5) 251-0731

MOROCCO
ROUTE DE ZAIR.ROUTE BIR KACEM SUISSI
P.O.BOX: 490
RABATA, MOROCCO
TEL: +212 3 7750353-7659121-7752167

The Netherlands
The Embassy of Iran in The Hague
Duinweg 20 2585JX Den Haag
The Netherlands
T: (070) 354 8483
E: info@iranembassy.nl

NIGER
11 RUE DE LA PRESIDENCE
P.O.BOX: 10543
NIAMEY, NIGER
TEL: +227 722198-722145

New Zealand
Embassy of Iran in New Zealand
151-TE ANAU ROAD ROSENEATH
WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND
T: (0064 4) 386-2976/386-2983
F: (0064 4) 386-3065
E: EMBASSY.OF.IRAN@XTRA.CO.NZ

Norway
Iranian Embassy in Norway
Drammens veien 88 E
0244 Oslo
Norway
T: (+47) 23 27 29 60
F: (+47) 22 55 49 19
E: ambassador@iran-embassy-oslo.no

OMAN
AL KHUWAIR P.O.BOX: 6155
MUSCAT, OMAN
TEL: +968 696944-696947

Pakistan
Embassy of Iran in Pakistan
STR.NO.2
SECTOR G-5/1
DIPLOMATIC ENCLAVE
ISLAMABAD PAKISTAN
T: (0092 51) 276270-276271-276272-279582
F: (0092 51) 824839

81, SHAHRAH-E-IRAN, CLIFTON
KARACHI, PAKISTAN
TEL: +92 21 5874371-5874370

NO.55 , SHADMAN II
LAHORE, PAKISTAN
TEL: +92 42 7590926-7590927-7590928-7590929

PHILIPPINES
2224 PARASIO ST.
CORNER PASAY ROAD, DASMARINAS VILLAGE
P.O.BOX: 1629
MANILA, PHILIPPINES
TEL: +63 2 8884757-8884758-8884759

Poland
Embassy of Iran in Poland
UL.KROLOWEJ ALDONY 22
03-928 WARSAW POLAND
T: (0048 22) 6174293-6171518
F: (0048 22) 6178452

PORTUGAL
RUA ALTO DO DUQUE ,94 ,1400
LISBON, PORTUGAL
TEL: +351 21 30110871-3010706-3017197-3011560

QATAR
HAFNEH. DIPLOMATIC AREA
DOHA, QATAR
P.O.BOX: 1633
TEL: +974 835300-831954-831951-831952

ROMANIA
39 ,BD ANA IPATESCU SECTOR 1
P.O. BOX: 71277
BUCHAREST 71112, ROMANIA
TEL: +40 1 3120493-3120612-3120494-3120495

Russia
Embassy of Iran in Russia
POKROVSKY BOULEVARD NO.7
RUSSIA MOSCOW
T: (0070 95) 9177282-9178440-9170039-9179204
F: (0070 95) 2302897
SANCIMONE
ST.NO.42
ASTRAKHAN, RUSSIA
TEL: +78512 391911

SAUDI ARABIA
AL-HAMRA DIST-AL IKHLAS ST.
ALKARAM ST.NO.3
P.O.BOX: 14766
JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA
TEL: +966 2 6659628-6675815
P.O.BOX: 94394
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA
TEL: +966 1 4881916-4881931-48840027

SENEGAL
RUE AX8-POINT E BP 735
P.O.BOX: 735
DAKAR, SENEGAL
TEL: +221 2 8252528-8252982-8240522
Serbia
9 PROLETERSKIH BRIGADA ST.
11000 BELGRADE, YUGOSLAVIA
TEL: +381 11 338782-342975-3630073

Spain
Embassy of Iran in Spain
28016 CALLE JERES, 5
MADRID
SPAIN
T: (0034) 91345011-913450113-91345012
F: (0034) 91345119

SRI LANKA
17 BULLERS DANE
COLOMBO 7, SRI LANKA
TEL: +94 1 580636-501137

SUDAN
HOUSE NO.4 SQUARE 15 MOGHREN
NEAR TO SUDANESE AGRICULTURE BANK
P.O.BOX: 10229
KHARTOUM, SUDAN
TEL: +249 11 781490-775808-778676-783066

Switzerland
Embassy of Iran in Switzerland
Thunstrasse 68
3006 Bern
Switzerland
T: (0041 31) 351-0801/351-0802
F: (0041 31) 351-5652
E: Ambassador@iranembassy.ch
E: Cultural@iranembassy.ch

SYRIA
AUTOSTARD, AL-MAZZEH
NEAR RAZI HOSPITAL
P.O.BOX: 2691
DAMASCUS, SYRIA
TEL: +963 11 6117675-6116459-6112378-6110594

TAJIKISTAN
NO.18 TEHRAN ST.
P.O.BOX: 734025
DUSHANBE -TAJIKISTAN
TEL: +99 2372 210072-210073-210074

THAILAND
602 SUKHUMVIT ROAD  ( BETWEEN SOI 22 AND 2)
BANGKOK 10110, THAILAND
TEL: +66 2 2590611-2590612-2590613-269790-261979

TUNISIA
10 RUE DOCTEUR BURNET BELVEDERE
MUTUELLEVILLE BELVEDERE
P.O.BOX: 276
TUNIS, TUNISIA
TEL: +216 790084-791018

Sweden
Embassy of Iran in Sweden
VASTRA YTTRINGE GARD ELFVIKS VAGEN
181 LIDINGO STOCKHOLM
SWEDEN
T: (0046 8) 7650829/7653174/766609/7677929
F: (0046 8) 7653119

Turkey
Embassy of Iran in Turkey
TEHRAN ST.NO.10 KAVAKLIDERE
ANKARA TURKEY
T: (0090 312) 468-2821
F: (0090 312) 468-2823
E: iranembassy_ankara@hotmail.com
NO.1/2 ANKARA CAD.CAGALOGLOU

ISTANBUL, TURKEY
TEL: +90 212 5138230-5138231-5138232-5138233-5279529
Alivari St.
ERZURUM, TURKEY
TEL: +90 442 3159983-3162285-3154407

TURKMENISTAN
R.AWARAGAT Y NQA TEMNPR3EBA N=3
ASHKH ABAD
TEL: +993 12 350237-2446611-249707

UGANDA
PLOT NO.9, BANDALI RISE
BUGOLOBI, UGANDA
TEL: +25641 221689-221646

UKRAINE
KRUGLOUNIVERSITETSKAYA ATR.12
UKRAINE, KIEV 252024
TEL: +380 44 2294353-2293610-2294463

The UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
KARAMA ST. DIPLOMATIC AREA
ABU DHABI, U.A.E
P.O.Box: 4080
TEL: +971 2 4447618-4447649-4447648-4447619

DIPLOMATIC AREA
P.O.Box: 2832
DUBAI, U.A.E
TEL: +971 4 3444717-3448040-3449995

The United Kingdom
Iranian Embassy in the UK
16 Prince’s Gate,
London SW7 1PT
London
T: (44) 020-7225 3000
F: ( +44)2075894440
E: info@iran-embassy.org.uk

United Nations
PERMANENT DIPLOMATIC Office  TO THE EUROPEAN Office  OF U.N THE HEAD OF DIPLOMATIC Mr. MOHAMMAD REZA ALBORZI

18, CHEMIN DU PETIT SACONNEX
1209 GENEVA
SUISSE
T: (0041 22) 7333001-7333002-7333003-7333004
F: (0041 22) 7330203

The United States
Iranian Interests Section
Embassy of Pakistan
2209 Wisconsin Avenue NW,
Washington DC 20007
T: (202) 965-4990
E: requests@daftar.org
E: YAALIALI@AOL.COM

Uruguay
BR.ARTIGAS NO.449
11300 MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY
TEL: +598 2 7116657-7116658

Uzbekistan
SQ.POSHKIN NO.20 PARKNESKAYA AVE.
TASHKAND-UZBAKESTAN
TEL: +7371 3712 683877-686475-684719-686968

VATICAN
VIA BRUXELLES 57
00198 ROME, ITALY
TEL: +39 6 8450443

VENEZUELA
URB.VALLE ARRIBA CALLE KEMAL ATATUTK
QUINTA OMMAT
P.O.BOX : 68460
CARACAS, VENEZUELA
TEL: +58 2 921854-923575

VIETNAM
54 TRAN PHU ST.
P.O.BOX : 71
HANOI, VIETNAM
TEL: +84 4 8232068-8232069

Yemen
DJIBOUTI ST.NO.12
P.O.BOX : 1437
SANAA-YEMEN
TEL: +967 1 412690-462191

Zimbabwe
8 ALLAN WLSON AVE.
BELGRAVIA
HARARE, ZIMBABWE
TEL: +263 4250286-726942-722140-721041

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