• 24 Jan 2017, 11:30
  • Liu Yang

Iran launches e-visas for foreign visitors!

Applying for an Iranian visa has never been easier!

Iran has launched an electronic system through which nationals from 180 counties around the world can obtain a tourist visa. The much-awaited online facility enables visitors to apply for an Iranian visa within few minutes.

Iran has introduced an official e-visa web portal, making it easier for travellers to obtain a visa prior to arrival. This decision was taken after taking into consideration the increasing number of foreign tourists arriving in Iran in the past years.

Citizens from all countries, except for those from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Jordan, Somalia, Colombia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and India, are eligible to use the service.

To secure a visa at home, visit the official e-visa website >>

Electronic visas will be issued at the Imam Khomeini and Mehrabad International Airports in Tehran, as well as the international airports in Shiraz, Tabriz, Urmia and Mashad. The visa on arrivals will remain valid for a period of 3 months from the date of issue.

Citizens of Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Georgia, Armenia, Venezuela, Egypt and Malaysia can travel to Iran without the obligation to apply for a visa.

Iran, home to an ancient civilisation, has a lot on offer for tourists. If you are planning on visiting this country, go to Destination Fly4free: Iran >>>

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