What you should do for comming to Iiran?!
You can apply for entrance visa electronically through web sit of Iranian ministry of foreign Affairs Airport entry or transit visa ((evisatraveller.mfa.ir))a- Airport visa is issued at Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA) for 72 hours for businessmen.b- Airport transit visa is issued for 48 hours to the applicants who intend to transit through Iran.
-one visa application from, to be completed at Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA)
-The applicant’s passport; which must be valid for at least 6 month,with a minimum of two blanks pages.
-Copy of passport (ID-page)
Confirmed ticket to the third country for the applicants of 48 hours transit visa.
Confirmed ticket to the third country for the applicants of 72 hours visa. And a written request by the Iranian sponsor must be sent to the passport and Visa department – ministry of foreign Affairs at Mehrabad Airport branch.
4- One current photographs in passport format (3×4)
5-Visa fee; paid by Banker’s Draft made payable to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Payment in cash is not acceptable. Return envelop with address and adequate prepaid postage to cover cost of registered mail.
We shall make every effort to process your application as quickly as possible but we must strongly advise you to check that all required documentation has been submitted. Incomplete applications are subject to delays.
The consular section may call the applicant for interview If it is necessary .
Iranian embassies throughout the world are bound to issue tourist entry visa for applicants who hold valid passports at the most within 10 day. According to customs regulations, each traveler can bring, duty free, one of the following items as personal belongings: jewels, camera, non-professional video or movie camera, binoculars, portable music instrument, portable cassette tape recorder, portable personal computer (notebook), camping tent and related accessories, sport apparatus like fishing devices, boat not over 5.5 meters in length, water and snow skiing equipment, tennis racket, books and printed matter, and other similar non-commercial objects. However, everything should be mentioned in the Customs Statement Form upon arrival. There are also safety boxes and other facilities for keeping prohibited goods at the airport. Tourists can travel to Iran by car with “carnet de passage”, “triptique”, or “diptique” passes with an international driving license. Iranian citizens who have resided in other countries over 6 successive months, can make use of these facilities as well. An automobile should have insurance documents or receive third body insurance from Iran Insurance Company on arrival.
All passengers should obtain health and accident insurance by one of the Iranian insurance companies through their travel agency if they have not already done so. Each passenger should fill the foreign exchange statement section of the above-mentioned Customs Statement Form and exchange of money is allowed only through the banking system or authorized foreign exchange shops.
Export of antique objects, handwritten old books, vestiges of Iranian culture and civilization, old coins, different kinds of jewelry (except those personal jewels mentioned above), paintings and other cultural items without the approval of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance is forbidden. In addition, any importation of narcotics, alcoholic drinks, weapons and ammunition, air cartography camera, radio-transmitting sets, audio cassettes, video recorders, video cassettes and immoral books and journals, without the permission of the above ministry, is prohibited.
For female tourists, suitable attire showing respect for Iranian cultural and Islamic values and norms is essential. Suitable clothing for women is head scarf, long dress with stockings or trousers. Photography of all historical and cultural heritage sites is allowed except on military sites.
Writer : Ghazal Saadat