It takes about 1-3 working days (Wednesday-Saturday) to issue the number. The authorisation code is valid for just one month and you have to collect your visa within a month. Therefore the best time for visa application is about 50 to 90 days before your arrival.
Get a 5$ discount and pay 33$ (30$+10% PayPal fee) with Caravanistan booking form. (instead of 38.5$ with operator)
If you need more information about the visa or visa on arrival, see our Iran visa guide
- Citizens of UK, Canada and USA NEED to have a guided itinerary and purchase a tour to enter Iran. If you want to try to get the authorisation without booking a tour by sending request through Caravanistan reply will be no anyway… Please value our time.
- People who say they are traveling by car need to purchase a tour.
- No visa required for citizens of: Turkey, Malaysia, Syria, Georgia, Azerbaijan (15 days), Venezuela, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Ecuador.
- Visa support is not provided for African countries and Pakistan citizens. We apologize for this blatant discrimination by MFA.
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