Iran Visa Information

iran visa on arrival (VOA) or Iran airport visa, refers to that kind of Iran visa received by nationals of all countries (except those listed below) traveling to Iran for tourist purpose. Iran visa on arrival has usually 30 days validity and issued at six airports in Iran. In this Iran Visa on Arrival Unlimited Guide you will read about:
Nationals of all countries (except those listed below) holding a valid ordinary passport and wishing to visit Iran mainland, can obtain a 30-day Tourist Visa Upon Arrival at the airports of:

IKA: Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport
THR: Tehran Mehrabad Airport
MHD: Mashad Airport
SYZ: Shiraz Airport
TBZ: Tabriz Airport
ISF: Isfahan Airport

1. The applicant should have a confirmed return ticket and a valid passport with at least 6 months validity and a photo to be attached to the application form.

2. Visa stamp fee (depending on the applicant’s nationality) is payable to the visa & passport office at the airport.

3. This type of visa is only for tourist purposes and the followings are not entitled to this visa facilitation.

3.1. Journalists and reporters on the mission.
3.2. Applicants whose applications for Iran Visa have been rejected before.
3.3. Iranians holding foreign passports but still maintaining their Iranian nationality.

4. Applicants can secure the visa by completing the opposite form and receiving a pre-approval visa code.
list of non-eligible nationalities for airport visa:

  • Colombia
  • Somalia
  • USA
  • UK
  • Canada
  • Bangladesh
  • Jordan
  • Iraq
  • Afghanistan
  • Pakistan
  • India (since Mar. 2014)

Important: This visa type is currently suspended for Indian passport holders. They need to apply for a normal visa and collect it before departure to Iran.