Iran Visa

Pre-visa Details
Visa type
Multiple entries
Service fee
Visa fees
Tourist Pre-Visa (up to 45 days of stay)
Validity: 45 Days
Multiple entries: No
Service fee: 29 USD
Visa fees: 0 USD
Transit Pre-Visa (up to 5 days of stay)
Validity: 5 Days
Multiple entries: No
Service fee: 29 USD
Visa fees: 0 USD

* Please be aware that the government tariff will have to be paid on arrival when you hand in your pre-visa.

How to get a visa for Iran

Complete online application

Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in 5 minutes

Receive your travel

We will send you your document in a 7 days - without you having to go anywhere!

Start your journey

Show your documents and the Pre-visa we send you when you arrive

Visa requirements for Iran

Obtaining an online Pre-visa to travel to Iran is easy. If the reason for entry into the country is for tourism, transhipment or transit, you must prepare the following documentation:

- Passport
- Photo
- Email to receive the documents
- Card for payment for the pre-visa application

If you are missing any information, your application will be saved so that you can finish filling it in later on.

Your pre-visa application for Iran is compulsory to obtain your visa. You will apply for a pre-visa and, once it is approved, you will be able to present it upon arrival in the country and be given the tourist visa to enter.

This pre-visa is processed online in an easy procedure that will save you having to go to the embassy to do it.

Visagov’s form for the pre-visa application is very easy to fill in. You can fill it in in your language, and it is designed to make the process easier and reduce mistakes that could lead to your visa being denied.

Once you receive your document, please print it and take it on your trip.

Do you need more information? See our complete guide: How to get a visa for Iran

Application for online e-Visa for Iran

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Approval for a visa or pre-visa for Iran will take 7 working days to be approved by government authorities. We recommend applying at least 10 days before your trip.

To get a tourist visa for Iran, you will have to apply for a visa concession or pre-visa. To get this document which will then be exchanged for a final visa. You will only need a passport with at least 6 months validity at the time of travel and one current photograph.

You don't need a vaccine to travel to Iran. However, it is recommended that you go to your international vaccine center in case there are any recommended vaccines.

No, the tourist visa only allows you to travel for unpaid activities such as tourism or family visas.

When you arrive in Iran you will have to present your approved pre-visa alongside your passport. You will have to pay the government taxes depending on your motivation and the days you will spend in the country.

You can apply for the Iran visa for the period you need, up to 90 days.

The visa becomes valid when you are granted it at the airport after having been given your approved pre-visa.

Once you have received your visa you will not be able to change the dates. However, you can apply for a pre-visa before traveling with the correct dates.

You will only be able to correct it by applying for a new pre-visa. Once you exchange it for your final visa all your details must be correct.

As long as you haven’t exchanged the pre-visa, you will be able to get the copies you need.

No, your pre-visa should be approved before your trip so it can be exchanged for a final visa, before your arrival

Check your eligibility

Do you need an Pre-visa for Iran?
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
Yes, you are eligible for Pre-visa Iran!
You cannot apply for Pre-visa.
We are sorry, you have to apply at the embassy.

Iran Visa: More information

Unless their countries have an agreement, most foreigners have to apply for an Iran online visa before travelling.

Depending on the reason for the trip, travelers should apply for different visas, but the most common visa is the online tourist visa. The tourist visa for Iran is valid for 90 days from the first moment you enter the country.

To apply for your Iran visa you should previously have applied for a pre-visa. This pre-visa (visa application) is compulsory and will allow you to get a final visa when you arrive in Iran, and you’ve paid the corresponding government taxes.

It should be noted that each traveler is treated as an individual case when they arrive in Iran and, therefore, having a pre-approved visa does not guarantee access to Iran.

All information in the Iran visa online application must be accurate and true. Otherwise, government officials could turn down the application and deny you entry to the country.