iran in-advance visa

Obtaining an Iran tourist visa has been always considered as something a bit tricky for some of the travelers who wanted to Travel to this fascinating destination. This is why it has some specific rules and regulations which are different from some nationalities to the others. In this article, Espad Travel is trying to make you updated about the way to go through getting Iran visa reference number ( Approval) before entering the country of Iran by a comprehensive ultimate guide, so just give us some minutes to have a look at it. This article has been divided to different parts, this how you can easily find what you’re specifically looking for.

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In advance visa process

To find an authorized Iranian Travel agency or Tour operator

Iran In advance visa is all about an interaction between those who wants to travel to Iran and looking for the tourist visa and an Iranian Travel Agency & Tour Operator who is allowed to do the visa process to enter non-Iranian passport holders to Iran. Not all of Iranian tourism companies are allowed, as they do need a license from the tourism organization of Iran. To be proud of it, Espad Travel is an authorized travel agency who is allowed to do the visa process for you.

To provide the Travel Agency with Iran Tourist Visa documents

Regards to go through Iran tourist visa the below documents are considered as a must to be provided to the travel agency who is going to start the visa process:

  1. Passport scan ( A PDF of document of your passport with 6 month validity at least)
  2. Personal Photo ( the background should be solid color preferably white and the women don’t need to wear hijab)
  3. To fill Iran Tourist Visa application Form, out.
  4. To submit the documents on MFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  5. The travel agency will review all of your documents and then submit it to MFA and finally will provide you with an Authorization code.

What does Authorization code (number) mean?

Authorization number is a 18-digit unique code which is dedicated to your Iran Tourist Visa process. Right after submitting your documents, the travel agency receives a pdf document which is containing the identical information of the applicant in addition to the authorization number. They will check each visa process by this specific code; this is also the code you can collect your visa and make it stamped with.

How long does it take to receive Iran in advance visa?

In general, 7-10 days after submitting the documents, the travel agency can let you know the final status of your visa wether it’s been approved or rejected. As an honor, Espad Travel is proud of receiving more than 95% of it’s visa’s approved; this why we do carefully review the clients’ documents and do our best to provide the MFA with the best ever possible documents.

To collect Iran Tourist Visa

After being informed of your visa approval, you can refer to the collection point to collect your visa and make it stamped.

Where is the collection point?

The collection point is where you’ve declared within your application form as where to refer and get your visa. Its can be an Iranian consulate or embassy in you home town or in your country or it can be one of Iranian international airports which are listed below:

  1. Tehran AirPort (IKA)
  2. Shiraz AirPort
  3. Isfahan AirPort
  4. Tabriz AirPort
  5. Mashhad AirPort
  6. Kish Island Airport

At the collection point, one of the above locations, you should provide the visa officers with the authorization number and an amount of money as the visa fee which is something governmental and has nothing to do with the travel agencies in Iran.

The visa process is done!

The above process is the whole story about Iran tourist visa, but it has some special rules and regulations which are mainly about some special nationalities. So, it’s better to take a look at the below part to find out what you should do based on your nationality to enter Iran without any difficulties.

Important not! Israel passport holders are not allowed to go to Iran by any types of visa and any methods of entering.

What nationalities should JUST go through In advance process for Iran Tourist Visa?

The below passport holders must start their visa process before entering Iran. It means that they are not allowed to have Iran visa on arrival or Iran E-visa.

  • Canada
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Colombia
  • India
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka

Which nationalities are
visa-free for entering Iran?

The below passport holders don’t need any visa to enter the country of Iran, based on political deals between Iran’s government:

 

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bolivia
  • Georgia
  • Malaysia
  • Syria
  • Turkey
  • Venezuela

 

Iran Tourist Visa for American, British and Canadian passport holders

As it’s been mentioned before, rules and regulations of Iran Tourist Visa is a bit different for American, British and Canadian passport holders. It means that they should have the below items :

  1. Passport scan ( A PDF of document of your passport with 6 month validity at least)
  2. Personal Photo ( the background should be solid color preferably white and the women don’t need to wear hijab)
  3. To fill Iran Tourist Visa application Form, out.
  4. To provide a CV or resume
  5. To share MFA your personal social networks links

Hints:

  1. The visa process takes 1-2 month for American, British and Canadian passport holders
  2. American, British and Canadian passport holders should join a guided tour, It means that they can’t travel to Iran without having a tour guide for the whole trip.

Final Conclusion

Espad Travel has tried to provide you with a helpful ultimate guide for the way to receive Iran visa within In Advance method. This is the safest and easiest way to get an Iranian visa. We’re happy to declare that based on our policies, visa process will be provided free of charge to those who buys Espad Travel’s Iran Tours.  In addition, for those who need the single service of the visa, it’s 25 euro per application form.

Iran Tourist Visa

  • Step 1 - To fill Iran Visa Application Form out!
  • Step 2 - To Receive Iran Tourist Visa Authorization Number ​
  • Step 3 - To pay for visa application process
  • Step 4 - To wait for the Iran Tourist Visa process by MFA
  • Step 5 - To refer to the collection point to receive your visa

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Step #5

To fill Iran Visa Application Form out!

To Receive Iran Tourist Visa Authorization Number

To pay for visa application process

To wait for the Iran Tourist Visa process by MFA

To refer to the collection point to receive your visa

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