Visa Requirements for Iranian Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Iran

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Visa Not Required

11 destinations allow visa-free entry to Iranian citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 20 destinations for passport holders of Iran.


Iranian passport allows entry to 22 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • Antigua and Barbuda PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisaVisa on arrival for 90 days with valid visa or PR card for United States, Canada, United Kingdom or an EU Member State.
    E-visas can be obtained before departure at Passengers must have a printed e-visa confirmation.
  • eVisa30 days / 8 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisaMust arrive at Port Bouet Airport.
  • eVisa31 days
  • eVisaup to 90 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
  • eVisaeVisa holders must arrive at Libreville International Airport.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisae-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports
    An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
  • eVisaVisa free for tourist groups of 5-50.
    Tourist eVisa is single entry for 30 days stay. Invite letter number from Kazakh side is required.
  • eVisaElectronic visa holders must arrive via Manas International Airport or Osh Airport or through land crossings with China (at Irkeshtam and Torugart), Kazakhstan (at Ak-jol, Ak-Tilek, Chaldybar, Chon-Kapka), Tajikistan (at Bor-Dobo, Kulundu, Kyzyl-Bel) and Uzbekistan (at Dostuk).
    Reciprocal visa-free scheme agreed.
  • eVisaOnline Visa eligible.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
  • eVisaMay apply online.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa holders must arrive and depart via 29 checkpoints.
    15 day visa waiver for tourist groups of 5-50 was signed in March 2017 and is yet to be ratified.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis PermalinkShow on Map
  • eVisaObtainable online
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
  • eVisa
  • São Tome and Príncipe PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisaCitizens of Iran may enter with valid multi entry Schengen visa, used at least once prior arrival, for max 15 days.
  • eVisa30 days

eVisa / On Arrival

For 7 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Iran.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 dayseVisa holder can enter Azerbaijan at any border entry point
    Visa on arrival is available at any international airport.
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalE-visas can be obtained before departure at
    Nationals of Iran can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 30 days. They must have a passport with at least 1 unused visa page and a passport photo. They can apply to extend their stay.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsMay apply online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalMay apply online.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

129 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Iran. This requirement may be waived off if Iranian citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

Special Conditions

In order to trave to 1 destination, passport holders of Iran must meet special conditions, and may not be allowed to enter at all.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between Iran and 2 destinations have imposed restrictions in traveling to Iran.

  • Entry RefusedMust have a return ticket.
    Hotel reservation, insurance and sufficient funds are obliged for Iranians.
    An exception would be made if arriving by a ground border, in case of being approved by the local officer.
  • Entry Refused

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