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Airport Visa Information

Australian applicants holding ordinary passports may apply for a 15-day tourist/pilgrimage visa on arrival at the Passport and Visas Offices at Intenational Airports of I.R. of Iran.
Airport Visa is granted at Mehrabad, IKIA, Kish, Qeshm, Boushehr, Shiraz, Tabriz, Mashhad, Esfahan, Asalouyeh and Chahbahar airports.

  • This type of visa is only for tourist purposes and the following applicants are NOT entitled to this visa facilitation:
    1. Journalists and reporters on mission.
    2. Holders of Diplomatic/Service passports
    3. Those whose applications for Iranian Visa have been previously rejected.
  • Airport Visa is issued with the following conditions and requirements:

    1. Tourist/Pilgrimage Visa applicants have no permission to work or study during their stay in Iran.
    2. The applicants are required to have a confirmed return ticket and a valid passport with at least 6 months validity and a photo to be attached to the application form.
    3. The applicants are required to submit one of the following proofs at the airport:
      • Address and contact number of the place in which they want to stay in Iran
      • Invitation Letter
      • Hotel booking confirmation for duration of their stay in Iran
    4. Airport Visa fees are the same as the fees charged for the similar type of visa issued by the embassy (For Visa Fees, Please click here.).
    5. Tarvel Agencies can submit an Electronic Visa 48 hours prior to passengers arrivals to facilitate their visas issuance at the international airports. Electronic Visa can be applied through the following link: www.mfa.gov.ir/cms/cms/Tehran/fa/evisa

  • Attention:

    Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned criteria are liable for all costs and consequences in terms of being declined.