Visa Requirements for Iran

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 14 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 136 countries.

eVisa

Passport holders for 4 countries can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Iran.

  • 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
  • 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 days
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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.

eVisa / On Arrival

On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / authorization is available to passport holders of 48 countries to travel to Iran.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Iran, passport holders of 26 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.
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    Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • Visa RequiredCanadian citizens, need to travel to Iran with a fully organized tour. Applying for an Iran visa without booking a complete tour from a local travel agency will result in getting rejected by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
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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 RequiredIraq, Iran agree to abolish visa requirements between the two countries.
  • 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 Required
  • Visa RequiredTourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • Visa RequiredIranian visas must be obtained from the Special Interests section of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, D.C. or an Iranian embassy all around the world
    US visitors are fingerprinted and photographed upon entry.
    Independent travelers must be accompanied by an authorized guide at all times.
    Tourists 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 Required
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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 RequiredIranian visas must be obtained from the Special Interests section of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, D.C. or an Iranian embassy all around the world
    US visitors are fingerprinted and photographed upon entry.
    Independent travelers must be accompanied by an authorized guide at all times.
    Tourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
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    Visa RequiredIranian visas must be obtained from the Special Interests section of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, D.C. or an Iranian embassy all around the world
    US visitors are fingerprinted and photographed upon entry.
    Independent travelers must be accompanied by an authorized guide at all times.
    Tourists for Kish Island do not require a visa for a total of 14 days.
  • Visa Required

Entry Refused

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

  • Entry RefusedDefined as an enemy state under Israeli law and Iranian law.

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