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Type of Iran Visas

Tourist Visa
  • Processing time: 6 to 7 days
  • Validity: Up to 90 days
  • Entry: Single
  • Service Fee: INR 6,500/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders who want to visit Iranfor tourism, sightseeing or visiting family and friends.
Business Visa
  • Processing time: 9 to 10 days
  • Validity: 30 days
  • Entry: Single
  • Service Fee: INR 7,500/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders who want to visit Iranfor the purpose of business such as attending meetings, conferences, participation in exhibitions, seminars or any other commercial activities

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Documents required for Iran Visa

  • Must have Documents for Iran Visa:
    • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
    • 2 Scanned recent colour photograph. (Photo Specification)
    • 1 Visa Application forms: completed and signed
    • Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
    • Original Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 3 months with bank seal
    • Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
    • Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay
    • Travel Itinerary: day-wise plan outlining all elements of the trip
    • Approval for the visa from Ministry of Foreign Affair Tehran( Visa Grant Notice)
  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:

    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2.If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
    • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
    • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country & assuring the responsibility for housing and related expenses during the guest's stay in Afghanistan
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: providing the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

      Introduction/ recommendation letter from:

    • One of the Chambers of Commerce and Industries, government of India;
    • Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India;
    • Export Promotion Council of India; or Reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan.
    • Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India:

    • Income tax documents of the last three years;
    • Letter from the company addressed to the embassy, introducing the businessman for visa issuance;
    • Invitation letter from the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan;
    • Copy of the license (JAWAZ) of the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan.
    • *Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.
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Iran Visa FAQs

  • add Do I need a visa for Iran?

    Yes, all Indian passport holders require a visit to visit Iran. Visa must be obtained from the Embassy of Iran in India. All Indian visitors entering into Iran must have a valid visa and passport or travel document, as well as onward tickets and sufficient funds to support themselves while in the country. The type of visa to enter Iran will depend on several factors such as nationality, purpose of your planned visit and duration.

  • add How can I apply for an Iran visa online?

      It is a straightforward and effortless process to apply for anIran visa online through Akbar Travels.
    • Choose your preferred type of Iran visa based on your travel type
    • Pay online
    • Submit documents through our pick up & drop service
    • Receive your visa once approved

  • add How early can I apply for a Iran visa online?

      It is safe to start the process for an Iranian visa online at least 2 months before you plan to arrive in Iran. Some nationalities can also get visa on arrival and India is one of them.
  • add What are the different kinds of Iranian visas available?

    Indians travelling to Iran can choose from the different types of Iranian visa issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tehran.
    Iranian tourist visa for Indians is issued for Indian nationals who are interested to travel to Iran individually or with a group for the purpose of visiting Iran or their relatives. Business visas are ideal for Indian citizens wishing to attend business meetings with Iranian organizations. Student visa is issued for foreign nationals who intend to study in the Islamic republic of Iran. Pilgrimage visa is issued for foreign Muslim pilgrims for the purpose of visiting the sacred places in Iran. Work visa is issued to those who wish to seek employment in Iranian organizations.

  • add What kind of entry does an Iranian visa grant?

    In most cases, single entry is granted.

  • add What is the difference between a single entry and multiple entry?

    One must carefully note what kind of entry is permitted. If the visa reads a single entry, its holder can only enter and leave Iran once whereas, with multiple entries, he/she can enter or leave the country multiple times.

  • add Is there is any specific process followed for issuance of Iranian visa?

    Barring the transit visa, all visa applicants have to be “approved” by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in Tehran. This includes those seeking a visa on arrival too. If your application for Iranian visa online is approved, the MFA will send an authorisation number to the consulate office in your country of residence. The consulate then takes the application form, passport photos and fees to issue the visa.

  • add Is it compulsory to submit my passport along with the application?

    Yes, the Embassy will stamp the visa in the original passport. Therefore, two blank pages are required in the passport. Your passport should also be valid for minimum six months beyond the intended stay.

  • add How long does it take for the visa to come through?

    Once an application is made, an Iranian visa is processed in about 8-9 working days.

  • add What are the eligibility criteria for an Iran visa application?

    • To enable the authorities to process your application, you must clearly state:
    • why are you visiting Iran
    • How long you intend to stay in Iran
    • How will you support yourself during your time in Iran
    • What is the purpose of your visit to Iran
    • Type of passport you hold and for how long it is valid
    • Where do you intend to travel following your visit to Iran
    • If you have a permit to Iran the country you intend to travel to after your stay in Iran

  • add How do I receive my Iran visa online?

    The visa will be stamped on your passport.

  • add What if my Iranian visa gets rejected?

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tehran holds the sole responsibility of granting a visa, if you happen to face an Iranian visa rejection owing to some discrepancy in your application, there are no grounds for appeal, and there is no possibility for refund.

  • add If I am travelling on a Iran tourist visa from India, will I be able to work in the country?

    You cannot take up any kind of paid employment in the country on a Iran tourist visa.

  • add Do I need to purchase a Travel Insurance?

    Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the occurrenceof unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.

  • add What is the easiest way to get an Iran Visa for Indians?

    Contact our Visa Experts and apply for your Iran visa instantly with minimum documentssand lowest visa fee. No need to visit our office and no need to deal with the Embassy. We do it all for you.

  • add Are you still having doubts about the Iran Visa process?

    Please feel free to contact us for all your Iran Visa worries. We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more.

    Important Notice:

    The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the Iran Embassy or Consulate near you.


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Simple steps to get a Iran Visa:

Akbar Travels has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer quick and hassle-free Iran visa assistance. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Iran visa application requirements. Read more

Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your application.

Here are the steps to apply for an Iran Visa through Akbar Travels:
Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.
Step 2: Pay your Iran visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, complete your Visa application online and schedule an appointment as part of the visa process
Step 4: On the appointment day personally visit the High Commission / Visa Application Center (VAC) to submit your Biometrics (fingerprints) and documents.
Step 5:Receive your Iran Visa.

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Basic Requirements to visit Iran

  • Have a valid Passport and valid Iran Visa;
  • Be in good health Read more
  • Good moral character
  • Thorough knowledge of your accommodation and itinerary details to furnish at immigration if asked to
  • Return flight tickets or onward flight tickets to ensure your return to home country or your next destination once your visa expires
  • Adhere to the moral standards of the country and follow the general rules
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Travel Checklist

  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity
  • Valid Iran Visa depending on the purpose of your visit and duration of stay Read more
  • Confirmed return or onward tickets.
  • Details of accommodation.
  • Travel itinerary
  • Foreign currency
  • Any additional documents to support your purpose of visit, especially for business visa travellers
  • Have all documents authenticated before traveling
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What to do when you arrive in Iran ?

  • Keep all your travel documents ready to be produced for verification by the immigration officers
  • Ensure you are not carrying any forbidden items that will not pass through customs, including ‘any immoral items liable to cause a breach of the peace’ like books, audiobooks, audio and video tapes Read more
  • Always carry your passport or a copy of it while traveling within Iran
  • Note down emergency helpline numbers in the country
  • Be aware of the general rules of conduct in public places
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Iran Travel guide

Iran is a diverse and engaging country waiting to be explored. It is advisable to plan your trip as the place is a kaleidoscope of colour with attention to detail. A jewel in Islam’s crown, the country is known for its amiable atmosphere, glorious and resplendent architecture with a warm welcome. Read more

  • Iran is a fascinating country with a strong history and culture attached to it and is also an inviting country with very hospitable, kind and generous people. With harsh winters and hot summers, the best time to visit Iran is spring and fall between April and May and September and October are great months to visit too. The Imam Khomeini International Airport is well-connected via direct flights to other major cities of the world.
  • With a surge in tourism over the last couple of year, Iran is considered a safe place for tourists amidst all the unrest that surrounds the country. It is the border areas where one needs to exercise caution. However, a tourist is completely safe within the country and any of its tourist attractions. Most tourist destinations are not close to the border, and it is advisable to check the residential country guidelines before travelling. Iran is known to be a friendly destination for tourists, and although the main language spoken is Persian and Arabic, tourists will not find it difficult to converse with locals. The locals are very friendly, affable and treat you with utmost respect and care.
  • You have several operators that ply the route from India to Iran, and you could choose from Iran Air, Mahan Air, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Kuwait Airways. All these airlines offer great services, and the total flight time will take about 3 hours. There are plenty of buses, trains, taxis and car rentals that will help you get around the cities. They are relatively cheap and are good value for money. If you wish to travel within cities in the country, then domestic flights are a great option and do not cost a lot.
  • What to see in Iran?

  • It is great to visit the popular tourist spots and enjoy the culture of the place. There are several iconic places to visit Iran to make your visit a worthwhile trip. Plan your trip to explore the local attractions and the various places of interest.
  • Tourism in Iran also includes hiking and skiing from the Alborz and Zagros Mountains to sun kissed beach holidays by the Persian and Caspian sea. Visit the cities of Esfahan and Tabriz which lie Zagros mountain of Central Iran and venture in to the desert expanses around Kerman.
  • Your gastronomical senses will be tickled by the local heart-warming fares. The lavish spread of food will savour your tingling palate and promises to leave an indelible imprint on your taste buds making you crave for more long after your travel. Visit the lost glory of ancient civilizations that will pique your curiosity in to the lives of yonder. An Iranian holiday is a priceless experience that stays in your mind forever to leave your intrigued and mesmerized.
  • Your tour should include walks through stunning palace gardens, visits to ancient Persepolis and Pasargadae, bargain in the bazaars and a relaxed evening in classic tea houses with a warm rendezvous with the friendliest locals.
  • For the architecture afficianados, the ChehlSotun Palace is a World Heritage Site known under the name of the Persian Garden. The name means forty columns and refers to the number of columns in the Portico.
  • One can also explore the city of Tehran and visit the National Jewel Museum before heading off to Yazd. At Yazd, one can come close to the Zoroastrian religion and learn about the fascinating facts of the city’s architecture too by exploring the labyrinth streets. With some time to spare, one could rent a bike, relax at a tea house or wander and shop in the bazaars.
  • Travel to Persepolis to visit the rock-cut tombs of Naqsh-e-Rustom, the burial place of Daris the Great. Visit the Pasargadae to explore the capital and burial site of Cyrus the Great. Ladies Beach, often referred to as the Hawaii of Iran is a women friendly beach in Kish with clear waters and vibrant coral reef. Marjan Beach again provides plenty of opportunities for sunbathing and long coastal walks. Zeitoon Beach in Qeshm is a great place for water sports and has restaurants serving the best sea cuisine.

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Iran Facts and Figures

Major cities :
Mashhad, Isfahan, Karaj
National Day:
April 1 , 1979
Time in Iran:
IST (-) 1 hour Read more
Persian (official language), Kurdish, Lori, Gilaki, Balochi and Arabic.
1.648 million square kilometres
Iranian Rial (IRR)
Main Airlines:
Iran Air
International Airports :
Imam Khomeini International Airport at Tehran, Mehrabad International Airport at Tehran, Mashhad International Airport at Mashhad and Kish International Airport at Kish.
Best time to visit:
September to November
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