Important information for visa applicants:
We 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:
1:Iran Tourist visa (30 days 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.
Iran Visa issuance procedure:
We 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.
After you provided us with the necessary information on the form above as :
1- Visa application form
2- scan of main passport page
3-a short CV
we 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 days , 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.
As 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.
This Visa authorization refers to your application file at the foreign ministry ,which the Iranian Embassy will be authorized to issue your visa .
You 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 visa.
American nationals and Passport Holders:
visa issuance for American passport holders is subject to particular regulations.
At present the Iranian Foreign Ministry issues visa for American nationals for travel to Iran in the context of guided tour.
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.
there 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 days. 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 days, although that is merely depends on their discern.
Visa collection procedure:
the 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.
you 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:
in 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.
In U.S.A. you can collect your visa from the Iran interest section bureau located in Washington DC.
also 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.
at 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 IranTravelingCenter 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 (form 601).
Iran 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.
it 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 $.
Iran Airport Visa:
since late 2005 Iran Foreign ministry has considered facilitating provisions for issuance the
tourist visa at a few the Iran Airports. tourists can get a
visa up on arrival to one of the following airports:
places to get the airport
Tehran MehrAbad or Imam Khomeini airport , Shiraz Airport, Mashhad Airport, Isfahan Airport, Tabriz Airport.
2 pieces of 1 in 1 inch pictures and return ticket, passport with at least 6 month validity , 50$ visa issuance fee and filling related forms at airport.
Nationalities to be granted Iran
tourist visa at Airport :
Albania, Germany, 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.
Visa forms( not to be filed , just for information)
please read the following documents for necessary information regarding your travel to Iran.
|1||Form No100||Main visa application form|
|2||Form No601||List of visa fess .consulate fees|
|3||Form No101||Entry and Transit visa requirements|
|4||Form No103||Entry visa for media & journalists |
|5||Form No102||under18 years Childs of foreign nationality , Iranian mother|
|6||Form No104||Requirements for the approved applicants for entry visas|
|7||Form No800||The custom regulation for importing and exporting goods |
|You will need Adobe Acrobat to read this file which can be downloaded from the Adobe site www.adobe.com|
The information provided above are based on the latest info on the Iran foreign ministry website and the Iran interest bureau visa's section.
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