Help Center

Help Center


  • What is the process of applying for Iranian visa?

    To learn about the procedures to get Iran visa, please visit our Iran visa page. You can find comprehensive information on how to get Iranian tourist visa for all nationalities as well as the contact information for Iranian embassies/consulates.
  • How much should I pay for Iran visa?

    To process your application, we charge you € 30 (for American, Canadian and British nationals, € 35 as it takes more time to process). This is different form the visa fee that you should pay to Iranian government when collecting the actual visa. The visa fee varies according to your nationality.
  • How long is Iranian visa valid?

    Iranian tourist visa is valid for 30 days. In-advance visa and visa on arrival can be extended to 90 and 60 days, respectively.
  • If my visa is rejected, can I have my money back?

    The service fee (processing your application) is not refundable in case of withdrawal or visa refusal.
  • Why is my visa rejected?

    The grant or refusal of the Iran visa is at the sole discretion of Iran Foreign Ministry and PersiaPort is neither involved in the process nor is liable or responsible in any manner whatsoever for any delay in processing or granting or rejection of the visa application of any applicant. Please note we are not informed by Iran Foreign Ministry as to why your visa might be rejected.
  • Why can’t I get Iran visa on arrival (VOA)?

    The nationals of some countries including USA, UK, Canada, India, Pakistan, Sudan and Somalia cannot get visa on arrival.
  • What document should I have to get Iran visa on arrival?

    You need to have insurance, passport, hotel voucher and two passport pictures. Study our infographic on Iran visa on arrival for more details.
  • Can I get travel insurance at the airport?

    If your insurance does not cover Iran, you have to buy an Iranian insurance at the airport. It costs around € 12.
  • Can I get VOA on the land borders?

    You can get visa on arrival on several land borders. However, we don’t recommend that as it is not transparent which borders issue VOA and they may change their policies when they wish without prior notice.
  • How can I extend my visa?

    Extending your Iran visa is easy. Please read our article on Iran visa extension to find the detailed information.
  • I am an American, how can I get Iran visa?

    You should apply through an agency in Iran. Americans cannot travel alone within Iran and they need to be escorted by an approved tour guide. You should also have a pre-approved itinerary. For more information visit our visa page and select your nationality.


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