Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa to enter Iran: Turkey, Malaysia, Syria, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Bolivia, and Ecuador.
Nationals of the following countries can apply for a visa on arrival: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak (Rep.), Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, UAE, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
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 as:
2- Scan of main passport page (JPG Format)
Orient Travel applies for your visa on your behalf to the Foreign Ministry for your visa. Although we submit your visa application file immediately to MFA and this process technically should take between 7 to 10 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 4 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.
American nationals and Passport Holders:
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; 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.