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Iran visa

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A visa is required for this destination.

All applicants must have an approval number from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs prior to submitting their documents.

All applicants must have an approval number from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs prior to submitting their documents.

Select the type of Iran Tourist visa application:

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to Iran
  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Iran visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Iran, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Iran.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    • In the event the applicant is self-employed, please mention the nature of business conducted in Iran in the application under "Other" in paragraph 1.15"
    Use the sample format for this letter.

  • Approval Letter. Approval letter that was issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iran. Here is the information on obtaining an approval.

  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Iran visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Approval Letter. Approval letter that was issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iran. Here is the information on obtaining an approval.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • Passport must not contain any evidence of prior or intended travel to Israel.
  • Photographs for female travelers MUST adhere to the Islamic dress code.
  • Additional info for minors under 16 with Afghani, Pakistani or Iranian mothers
  • Approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is not required with the following documents:
    Proof of Kinship.
    Mother's Passport. A copy of the mother's Afghani, Pakistani, or Iranian passport..
  • Additional Information for Minors Under 16
    Children (under 16) of Iranian mothers do not require an approval.
  • Passport must not contain any evidence of prior or intended travel to Israel.
  • Photographs for female travelers MUST adhere to the Islamic dress code.

Iran Tourist visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
Single entryUp to 90 days8 business days$90.00$99.00$0.00$189.00
Single entryUp to 90 daysNext business day$148.00$139.00$0.00$287.00
Single entryUp to 90 days8 business days$120.00$209.00$0.00$329.00
Single entryUp to 90 daysNext business day$178.00$209.00$0.00$387.00
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Iran COVID-19 travel restrictions

  • Entry is partially open
    Entry is permitted for anyone holding an Iranian passport or a valid visa. Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in or transited for more than 4 hours through Botswana, Brazil, Czechia, Estonia, France, India, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Pakistan, Slovakia, South Africa or Zambia are not allowed to enter. Flights from the United Kingdom, India, and Pakistan are suspended. Suspension of visa on arrival facilities for passengers traveling as tourists.
    Prior to arrival requirements
    Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
    Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if visa is needed and apply.
    Negative COVID-19 test. Arrivals who are exempt from any entry bans must have a valid health certificate containing a negative COVID-19 molecular test result taken within 96 hours of entry, and no self-isolation or quarantine is required (this does not apply to passengers younger than 8 years).
    📝Health form from two websites must be presented upon arrival.
    1) https://www.cao.ir/documents/219856/3382068/comittment+form.pdf/7e3f4077-b330-4ebf-8adb-c4bc89e8a69a
    2) https://www.cao.ir/documents/219856/3404103/self-decleration_COVID-19+%28EN%29.pdf/f355a315-4a69-46b8-b25b-9134d5bb4f05

    Non-nationals without a certificate will be denied entry. Nationals will be directed to quarantine locations for 14 days and will cover associated medical and accommodation costs.
    Upon arrival restrictions
    🏠Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.
    😷Masks are required in public spaces and transport.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Iran visa

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          For further assistance please contact the Iranian Customs authorities directly. They will provide the latest information about customs regulations and export-import procedures.

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