This is issued to foreign nationals individually or in a group (through authorized tour operators) for purposes of sight seeing and visiting relatives and friends. Documents required are:
- A passport valid for at least 6 months.Visa application (form no. 128) in duplicate.
- Three recent passport-size photographs (30 X 40 mm).Payment slip of visa charges.
- Two-way ticket and details concerning place of stay in Iran.
- If required personal presence of the Applicant may be requested.
Visa is refused to holders of passports or travel documents containing a visa/stamp for Israel or any data that passenger has been to Israel or indication of any connection with the State of Israel.
British, Canadian and United States nationals are required to be escorted by a government approved guide at all times. Independent travel for these citizens has been banned since March 2014.
Visa is issued to every one Invitation from Iran is necessary except in some special cases for which the Visa Counsellor thinks not necessary. Invitation must be received in the Embassy through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran.
Visa Fee – INR 3000
Processing Days – 5 working days