Tourist visa is issued for foreign nationals who are interested in travelling to Iran individually or with a group for the purpose of visiting Iran or their relatives.
Due to the new regulations, starting on September 23rd 2011, all visa applicants, along with other required documents, must enclose the proof of an adequate medical travel insurance coverage from Iranian or Foreign Insurance Agents to allow smooth processing of their application.
To lodge an application for a Tourist visa for the Islamic Republic of Iran, the following requirements and conditions must be observed:
Applicants under 18 years of age with Iranian mother and foreign father must submit the following additional documents:
- Birth certificate
- Parents’ Marriage certificate
- Fathers’ consent for the children travelling with their Iranian mothers
- If a marriage is not officially registered with the Embassy, or in case of divorce, the mother must submit a certificate of her child’s custody.
Applicants who have legally renounced their Iranian citizenship must also provide a certificate of his or her renunciation.
Remarks: In case an applicant is sponsored by friends or family members in Iran and the visa authorization has been issued by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it would still be mandatory to submit the abovementioned documents.
There is no refund if the visa is rejected
The holder of other passports should contact the Consulate for the visa fees.
Registered or express envelopes with complete name and address or a pre-paid addressed courier bag for the return of the passport.
Enclose all the above mentioned documents in a courier bag and send it to:
Allow two - three weeks for the processing of your application.
We shall make every effort to process your application as quickly as possible.
Incomplete applications are subject to delays or will be returned to your address.
Persons wishing to visit the Embassy to discuss their applications should make an appointment with the Consul by fax.
Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran
P.O. Box 705 , Mawson, ACT, 2607
FAX No. : 02 - 6290 2825
The Consular section may call the applicant for interview, if it is necessary