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ran has more than 100 embassies and 30 consular representatives in the world. It has made it possible for foreigners to visit the embassies or consulates of Iran, to get their visa.

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Iran has more than 100 embassies and 30 consular representatives in the world. It has made it possible for foreigners to visit the embassies or consulates of Iran, to get their visa. However, citizens of several countries should go to Iranian embassies in nearby countries, to get the visa. Currently, citizens of the United States of America and Canada have to get a visa from Iranian embassies in other countries.

Picking up your visa at an Iranian embassy

After you receive your authorization number you can apply in person (sometimes by mail) at the nominated embassy or consulate of Iran. This authorization number is valid for a month, beginning 3 days after reciveing your authorization number. The actual processing time to get the visa from your embassy or consulate of Iran depends on the embassy (or consulate) and your nationality; It can be from 1 to 10 days. The visa is valid for 3 months from the date it is processed into your passport so don’t pick it up too early before you plan to travel to Iran.


The Documents you will need to obtain your visa from the Iranian embassy:

  1. Passport with empty pages (must have more than 6 months of validity left)
  2. A standard application form from the embassy or consulate where you want to collect your visa
  3. Four passport sized photos (Many Iranian embassies require female travelers to provide visa photo with their hair covered under a scarf)
  4. Proof of medical travel insurance (including evacuation and repatriation coverage) 
  5. Your Visa authorization Number
  6. Payment. Cost for the visa depends on nationality and sometimes needs to be made at a local bank
  7. Some embassies ask for 1 or 2 photocopies of your passport photo page
  8. Copy of your trip voucher and proof of onward travel to Iran


This document is needed to get a touristic Iran visa, For other types of Iran visa click here.



1- Australia (Canberra) 

2- New Zealand (Wellington)


Oceana consulates



1- Albania (Tirana)

2- Austria (Vienna)

3- Belarus (Minsk)

4- Belgium (Brussels)

5- Bosnia & Herzegovina (Sarajevo)

6- France (Paris)

7- Georgia (Tiblisi)

8- Germany (Berlin/ Frankfurt/ Hamburg/ Munchen)

9- Greece (Athens)

10- Hungary (Budapest)

11- Ireland (Dublin)

12- Italy (Milan/ Rome)

13- Macedonia (Skopje)

14- Romania (Bucharest)

15- Switzerland (Bern, Geneva)

16- Turkey (Ankara/ Erzurum/ Istanbul/ Trabuzan)

17- United Kingdom (London)

18- Vatikan (Vatican)

19- Ukraine Kiev 


Iran embassies in Europe 


1- Afghanistan (Herat/ Kabul/ Kandahar/ Mazar-e-Sharif/ Jalalabad) 

2- Armenia (Yerevan)

3-Azerbaijan (Baku/ Nakhchivan)

4- Bahrain (Manama)

5- Bangladesh (Dhaka)

6- China (Beijing /Shanghai /Guangzhou /Hong /Kong)

7- Hongkong (Hongkong)

8- India (Hyderabad/Mumbai/New Delhi)

9- Indonesia (Jakarta)

10- Iraq (Baghdad)

11- Japan (Tokyo)

12- Jordan (Amman)

13- Kazakhstan (Almaty)

14- Kazakhstan (Astana)

15- Kuwait (Kuwait City)

16- Kyrgystan (Bishkek)

17- Lebanon (Beirut)

18- Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

19- Pakistan (Peshawar/ Karachi /Lahore /Islamabad /Quetta)

20- Russia (Moscow/ Astrakhan/ Kazan)

21- Tajikistan (Dushanbe)

22- Turkmenistan (Ashkabad /Merv)

23- UAE (Abu Dhabi /Dubai)

24- Uzbekistan (Tashkent)

22- Vietnam (Hanoi)

23- Yemen (Sanaa)


Iran embassies in Asia


1- Algeria (Algiers)

2- Brunei (Seri Begawan)

3- Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)

4- Ghana (Accra)

5- Guinee (Conakry)

6- Ivory Coast (Abidjan)

7- Libya (Tripoli)

8- Madagascar (Tananarive)

9- Mali (Bamako)

10- Morocco (Rabat)

11- Uganda (Kampala)

12- Senegal (Dakar)

13- South Africa (Pretoria) 

14- Sierra Leone (Freetown)

15- Tanzania (Dar-es-Salam)

16- Tunisia (Tunis)

17- Uganda (Kampala)

18- Zimbabwe (Harare)


Africa consulates


1- Argentina (Buenos Aires)

2- Bolivia (La Paz)

3- Brazil (Brasilia)

4- Chile (Santiago)

5- Ecuador (Quito)

6- Mexico (Mexico City)

7- Nicaragua (mạnạgwạ)

8- USA (Washington/New York)

9- Uruguay (Montevideo)

10- Venezuela (Caracas)


Iran embassies in north America

Iran embassies in south america


Frequently asking questions (FAQ) about Iran visa:

- How can I get Iran visa?

- Can I get Iran visa on arrival?

- How do I extend my Iran visa?

- I want business/ multiple/ tourist Iran visa

- Ruls of Iran Visa

2021-07-28 | by Niloofar Gerami
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