are pleased to offer you variety of visa issuance services. we
can obtain or provide essential help for getting the Entry
visa in following categories:
Tourist visa (30 day length)
2:Iran Transit Visa for Drivers Carrying Cargoes
3:iran Work Permit Visa
4:Iran Airport Entry or Transit Visa
5:Iran Pilgrimage Visa
6:Iran Transit Visa
7:Iran Visa for Entry to Free Trade and Industrial Areas
of Iran (FTZ)
8:Iran Student Visa
9:Iran Press Journalist Visa
10:Iran Diplomatic and Service Visa for Iran.
Visa issuance procedure:
can contribute in issuance of your visa in coordination
with Iran foreign ministry Visa Department and the
current visa regulations in within the legal jurisdiction
ceded to us by MFA.
you provided us with the necessary information on the form
above as :
Visa application form
scan of main passport page
will apply for your visa on your behalf to the Foreign
Ministry for your visa . although we submit your visa
application file immediately to MFA and this process
technically should take between 3 to 7 day , However it needs
to be reminded that MFA is sole decision making authority to
whether or not to issue the applied visa or the required
length of the time needed for processing the applications for
certain reason of concern for MFA. for avoiding any confusion
is it highly recommended to go ahead with the initial
preparation for visa , getting in touch with us at least 10
weeks before your eventual travel date.
soon as MFA issued your Visa Authorization , it will be sent
to you and simultaneously to the Iran consulate or embassy
,where you have indicated in your original application as the
preferred place of visa collection.
Visa authorization refers to your application file at the
foreign ministry ,which the Iranian Embassy will be authorized
to issue your visa .
may also choose to apply independently for your visa at any
Iranian embassy or consulate around the world. it might take
longer time but it is worth to try if you are not in hurry. In
all cases , your application would eventually end up to the
Iran foreign ministry visa department in Tehran for final
decision makings, except transit visas which the local
embassy has the authority to decide the case and issue your
nationals and Passport Holders:
issuance for American passport holders is subject to
At present the Iranian Foreign Ministry issues visa for
American nationals for travel to Iran in the context of guided
in guided your context Americans are required to travel on
guided tour; either as part of a bigger tour group , or a
tailor made individual tours to be designed for them base don
their preference. An exact itinerary , to which must be
adhered , is required.
is not any non-conventional limitations on the travel
itinerary of American or non American travelers to Iran. our
collection of tours can be a good milestone for finding your
best travel itinerary and also . And at the same time we will
be more than happy helping you out planning your own journey.
please consult with us in this regard in advance.
as mentioned before in order to obtain a visa to Iran and to
satisfy the Iranian Foreign Ministry's (FM) requirement , as
an American traveler one needs to make the travel arrangements
way in advance in advance, 10 weeks in prior to the travel
date at least.
The maximum duration of the validity of a tourist visa is 30
day. sometimes the Mfa take the unilateral initiative to
grant visas with less validity duration than what has been
originally requested .although the tour operator lacks the
jurisdiction to require the Mfa to issue the visa exactly
within the originally requested visa validity at the time of
application however there are mechanism to ameliorate some of
these deficiencies .The MFA bureaus around the country can
extend your visa for an extra 7 to 14 day, although that is
merely depends on their discern.
Visa collection procedure:
first thing to do is to contact the Iranian embassy and make
sure what their requirements and procedure is to grant your
visa. please consider that process might take time or needed
certain document or requirements. the absolute fact is to
contact the embassy and get the latest updates. different
embassies modes operandi can be different, please contact the
embassy for any consultation after issuance of your Visa
Authorization number. since issuance of your Visa
Authorization number it is in sole jurisdiction of Mfa to
process your visa issuance, granting, sending, changing the
travel time validity period or extensions.
can collect your visa at any Iranian embassy ,consulate or
interest bureaus around the world which you indicate in your
original application. it is very hard to change the visa
collection place after the visa is issued . please let us know
of your preferred place from the following link:
order to save the time and travel cost for collecting your
visa form the Embassies, you can call up the embassy, where
your visa is to be collected and ask them to send your visa by
post to your address. this usually requires that you send your
passport by UPS ,DHL or any other regional registered currier
service to Iranian embassy , you also need to send them the
consular service fee and to send the visa collection form
which the Embassy employees would let you know of that. this
form can be found on the embassy website or to be asked to be
sent to you by embassy. for making sure of this official
procedure please contact the embassy / consulate you are
expected to collect your visa , in advance.
U.S.A. you can collect your visa from the Iran interest
section bureau located in Washington DC.
if you prefer to get your visa without traveling to
Washington, the interest section can send your visa by UPS to
your home address in USA.
the time of visa collection applicants are required to
consider making related consular visa collection and paperwork
fee. these fees are separate of visa application fee to be
paid to PersiaTours and is determined by update fee
table defined by MFA . please for further information have a
look at the related sample document at the end of this page
visa extension is made by Foreign Affairs Bureau of Iran
Law Enforcement Forces Departments around the Iran on the
basis of plausible reasons and upon the approval. getting
extension is some times very easy.
likely to get a couple of weeks extension . you need to
contact the Foreign Affairs Bureau of Iran Law
Enforcement Forces departments before expiration of your visa.
you will be asked of your reasons for extension request, you
also would need a couple of pictures 1in1 inches and paying
the related costs which is about 1 to 5 $.
since late 2005 Iran Foreign
ministry has considered facilitating provisions for issuance
the tourist visa at a few the Iran Airports. tourists can get
a 15 day tourist
visa up on arrival to
one of the following airports:
get the airport tourist visa:
Tehran MehrAbad or Imam
Khomeini airport , Shiraz Airport, Mashhad Airport, Isfahan
Airport, Tabriz Airport.
2 pieces of 1 in 1 inch
pictures and return ticket, passport with at least 6 month
validity , 50$ visa issuance fee and filling related forms at
to be granted Iran tourist visa at Airport :
Austria, Armenia , Uzbekistan, Spain, Australia, Slovenia,
Slovakia, UAE United Arabic emirates, Indonesia , Ukraine,
Italy, Ireland , Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Belarusian ,
Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Portugal, Peru,
Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, China, Denmark, Russia
federation, Romania, Japan, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland,
Syria, Saudi Arabia, Oman, France, Palestine, Finland,
Philippine, Cyprus, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Croatia,
south Korea, North Korea, Columbia, Kuwait, Georgia, Lebanon ,
Luxemburg, Poland, Malaysia, Hungary, Mongolia, Mexico,
Norway, new Zealand, Venezuela, Vietnam, Holland
Netherlands, India, Yugoslavia, Greece.