Yes - A visa is required for travel to Iran

Saturday, July 23, 2016

A valid passport and business visa are required to travel to Iran. Please note: entry not granted to passports showing Israeli visas or stamps.

Send these documents to Travisa

1

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for at least 6 months for a single entry visa; for multiple entry it must be valid for one year beyond stay in Iran, with at least one blank passport page available for Iranian visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Iran visas.

2

Iranian Visa Application Form:

One signed Iran visa application form plus one copy.

3

Photo Requirements:

One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Female applicants, hair must be covered in the photo.


OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

4

Letter Of Invitation from Iran:

A visa approval notification (authorization number) issued by the appropriate government agency and provided by your host/sponsor.

5

Business Letter

Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in host country.

To generate the Iran Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.

6

Proof Of Departure:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Iran.

7

Special Instructions:

Your sponsor or host company in Iran must obtain approval for your visit from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and have that approval sent to the Iranian Interest Section in Washington DC. Your host must send you the authorization number to submit with the visa application.

8

Global Service Order Form:

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Iran Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Iran Visa Validity:

Visas are usually valid at the discretion of the consulate.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Iran

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.


Yes - A visa is required for travel to Iran

Saturday, July 23, 2016

A valid passport and tourist visa are required to visit Iran. Please note: entry not granted to passports showing Israeli visas or stamps.

Send these documents to Travisa

1

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for at least 6 months for a single entry visa; for multiple entry it must be valid for one year beyond stay in Iran, with at least one blank passport page available for Iranian visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Iran visas.

2

Iranian Visa Application Form:

One signed Iran visa application form plus one copy.

3

Photo Requirements:

One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Female applicants, hair must be covered in the photo.


OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

4

Other Forms:

A letter of intent outlining the applicant's purpose of travel, the length of intended stay, name of places to be visited, contact information, and accommodation information.

5

Letter Of Invitation from Iran:

A visa approval notification (authorization number) issued by the appropriate government agency and provided by your tour company.

6

Proof Of Departure:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Iran.

7

Special Instructions:

Your sponsor or host company in Iran must obtain approval for your visit from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and have that approval sent to the Iranian Interest Section in Washington DC. Your host must send you the authorization number to submit with the visa application.

8

Global Service Order Form:

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Iran Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Iran Visa Validity:

Visas are usually valid at the discretion of the consulate.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Iran

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.


How to Apply for a Visa to Iran

  • Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Iran
  • Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form.
  • Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

Iran Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):

Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 738-4715