Visa to IRAN
Almost all nationalities except Israeli nationals can get a visa to visit Iran. American nationals need to be included in a guided tour in order to be granted a visa, but any other nationality can travel to Iran without the need for being in a tour or even any reservations ahead of time. Iran Sheedee Travel specialized in making authorization ( invitation ) number for Iran touristy Visa.
The visa issuance fee is just US49$ (33 Euros).Our visa service dose not require making any kind of advance booking and reservations.
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 Touristy 14 to 30 days visa: This is the kind of visa that probably would be the best option for you. it is easy to get, and easy to extend if you decided to stay longer.
2: Iran Transit visa: You probably need to have a transit visa If you are planning to cross over Iran from Turkey to Pakistan , Turkey to Turkmenistan, Turkey to Azerbaijan, Turkey to Armenia, Turkey to Afghanistan, Turkey to Persian Gulf countries like Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman Bahrain, Qatar or the opposite direction . Transit visas are usually valid for 7 days , but you can always try to extend them if you decide that you wanted to spend more time while in Iran. The visa process is identical with touristy visa . You also can apply for this visa independently while you are in Iran's neighboring countries through Iranian embassy or consulate. If you decide to that you need to go to submit a clear cut itinerary of your trip while in 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 below as:
1- Visa application form
2- Scan of main passport page
We will apply for your visa on your behalf to the Foreign Ministry. although we submit your visa application file immediately to MFA and this process technically should take between 3 to 15 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 application form
2- Scan of main passport page
3- A short CV
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 based on 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. 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 requirement, as an American traveler one needs to make the travel arrangements way in advance, 10 weeks in prior to the travel date at least.
The maximum duration of the validity of a touristy 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, and 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 Iran Sheedee Travel and is determined by update fee table defined by MFA .
Iran Airport Visa:
Since late 2005 Iran Foreign ministry has considered facilitating provisions for issuance the touristy visa at a few Iran Airports. Tourists can get a 7 to 15 days touristy visa up on arrival to one of the following airports:
Places to get the airport touristy visa:
Tehran Imam Khomeini airport or Mehraabad airport.
Tabriz Airport .
Needed documents to get the airport touristy visa:
2 pieces of 1 in 1 inch pictures and return ticket, passport with at least 6 month validity , 60$ visa issuance fee in cash and filling related forms at airport.
Nationalities to be granted Iran touristy visa at Airport:
There about 60 nationalities that can get a short term visa right up on their arrival to Iran's main airports such as Tehran's IKA or Mehrabad airports. Your visa application and processing based on the work load might take a few minutes till a few hours time at the airport. please check with us for the update on which nationalities are eligible.
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