General Information and Eligibility for Iran Visas

Iran General Information and Eligibility

Iran General Information and Eligibility

  • Go to my Iran visa page for information on other types of visas for this country.
  • Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Iran:  Yes, (and yes, as a U.S. citizen it is possible to travel to this country as a tourist…have no fear, Visa Hunter is here to tell you all you need to know).
    • No visa needed if you go to Kish Island, Iran.  I went to this amazing place in 2010 and had a blast!  I ate great Iranian food and swam in the beautiful turquoise waters of the Persian Gulf.
    • If you want to go to mainland Iran, I recommend you start to make plans at least 10 weeks before you intend to travel to Iran because you will need to apply through a travel agency recognized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran.
  • Visa required for non-U.S. citizens:
    • All foreign visitors require a visa to enter Iran except citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia and Turkey.  Citizens of these countries can stay for up to 3 months without a visa.
    • Foreigners of some countries can get a visa upon arrival at the airports in Iran.  This visa is valid for 2 weeks.  Check the green box on the right side of the page at this link to see if you are eligible.

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