Visa Requirements for Iran

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 45 countries can travel to Iran without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

Visa On Arrival

Visa to travel in Iran can be obtained at airports and other borders crossings for Passport holders of 59 countries.

eVisa

Passport holders for 83 countries can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Iran.

  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 daysRequirement updated .
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    eVisa15 daysConditions apply.
  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
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  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website. and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
  • eVisa30 daysPassengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
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  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Independent travelers must be accompanied by an authorized guide at all times.
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    eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
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    eVisa30 days
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  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website
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  • eVisaVisa Exemptions: Passengers arriving at Kish (KIH) and Qeshm (GSM) islands for a maximum stay of 14 days.
    Passengers can obtain a visa on arrival at Mashhad (MHD) for a maximum stay of 30 days.
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    eVisa30 days
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  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least 2 days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
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  • eVisa30 daysPassengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's E-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
    Women will be refused entry if not wearing Islamic head cover, scarf, long sleeves or stockings.
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  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website. And present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
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  • eVisa30 daysRequirement updated .
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
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  • eVisa30 daysThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Iran due to the potential for violent civil unrest, the risk of arrest or detention and the volatile security situation in the region.
  • eVisa30 daysThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Iran due to the potential for violent civil unrest, the risk of arrest or detention and the volatile security situation in the region.
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    eVisa30 days
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  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least 2 days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
    Women will be refused entry if not wearing Islamic head cover, scarf, long sleeves or stockings.
  • eVisa30 daysPassengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's E-Visa website
  • eVisa15 days / 30 daysVisa not required for 15 days for travelling as part of an accredited tour group (5 ~ 50 people).
    Citizens of Russia who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
    Admission will be refused:
    to women not wearing Islamic head cover, scarf, long sleeves or stockings.
    to holders of passports containing an Israeli visa/stamp in the last 12 months.
    14 day visa-free on Kish and Qeshm Islands.
    Extension of stay is possible twice for 30 days for a total of up to 90 days.
  • eVisa30 days
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  • eVisa30 daysRemarks updated .Passengers who have already made an application, at least 2 days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
  • eVisa30 daysPassengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
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  • eVisa30 daysCitizens of Ukraine who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's e-Visa website and present the submission notification at the airport's visa desk may obtain a visa on arrival.
    Admission will be refused:
    to women not wearing Islamic head cover, scarf, long sleeves or stockings.
    to holders of passports containing an Israeli visa/stamp in the last 12 months.
    14 day visa-free on Kish and Qeshm Islands.
    Extension of stay is possible twice for 30 days for a total of up to 90 days.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 Days

eVisa / On Arrival

On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / authorization is available to passport holders of 17 countries to travel to Iran.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Iran, passport holders of 24 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Iran. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

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  • Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
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  • Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
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    Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • British Virgin Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • Visa RequiredCanadian citizens who want to travel to Iran, need to do so with a fully organized tour. Applying for an Iranian visa without booking a complete tour from a local travel agency will result in getting rejected by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Tourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
    The Canadian government advises its citizens not to visit Iran due to the volatile security situation, the regional threat of terrorism and the possibility of arbitrary detention
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    Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
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    Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
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  • Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • Visa RequiredPakistanis wishing to visit Iran for any reason must use the eVisa system.
    Electronically submitting your online application to https://evisa.mfa.ir/en/ is the FIRST STEP in the visa application process.
    Pakistanis are required to choose the nearest Embassy/Consulate where they will pick up their Visa.
  • Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Iranian visas must be obtained from the Iranian Interests section of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, D.C. or an Iranian embassy in a third country.
    U.S. visitors are fingerprinted and photographed upon entry.
    Independent travelers must be accompanied by an authorized guide at all times.
    Admission refused if passport contains stamps or visas issued by Israel.
  • Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
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  • United States Virgin Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Iranian visas must be obtained from the Iranian Interests section of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, D.C. or an Iranian embassy in a third country.
    U.S. visitors are fingerprinted and photographed upon entry.
    Independent travelers must be accompanied by an authorized guide at all times.
    Admission refused if passport contains stamps or visas issued by Israel.
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    Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Iranian visas must be obtained from the Iranian Interests section of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, D.C. or an Iranian embassy in a third country.
    U.S. visitors are fingerprinted and photographed upon entry.
    Independent travelers must be accompanied by an authorized guide at all times.
    Admission refused if passport contains stamps or visas issued by Israel.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between Iran and 1 country have imposed restrictions in traveling to Iran.

  • Entry RefusedRemarks updated .Admission refused on entry and transit.
    Defined as an enemy state under Israeli law and Iranian law.

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