The SIM Card service is not available for purchase until further notice by Telecom companies.

Internet and mobile coverage all over the country

You can have an Iran SIM Card for 12 upon your arrival at the airport, our driver will give you the SIM Card when you arrange a pick-up service through TAP Persia.

  • Fill in the online request form
  • Schedule your airport pick up
  • Pay the SIM card and pick up fee
  • Collect your SIM card upon arrival
Iran SIM Card

Why you should get a SIM card

We not only make your application process easier but connect you with one of the country’s leading cellular providers.

Nationwide Coverage

Cell and internet access all in both urban and rural areas

International Calling

Use your SIM card to keep in touch with friends and family

4G/LTE Connection

3G/4G/LTE internet from the moment you arrive

Airport dropoff

We’ll bring your SIM right to the arrival gate of the airport

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TAP Persia Welcome Package

Get your visa for free if you buy all your travel needs upon your arrival in Iran

Free Visa Authorization Code
24/7 Live Assistance

30 Days Travel Insurance
10,000 Euros coverage

Tourist Card
Debit card for payments

SIM-Card
50,000 Rials credit + 10GB internet

Airport Transfer
IKA to hotel in Tehran

€115.00

€98.00

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Stay connected as you explore

Sharing your experience with friends and family at any time is the fastest way to feel safe wherever you go. But most cell phone carriers don’t cover Iran. That’s where TAP Persia comes in. When you order your Iran SIM card through TAP Persia, we’ll have your SIM card ready and delivered upon your arrival. Each SIM card comes with 50,000 Rials of credit, 10 gigabytes of internet and must be booked alongside your airport pick up.

Iran SIM card price

The Iran SIM card price is from 8 to 12 Euros but you have to purchase it along with an airport pick up, which costs €20. You can also book your package as part of the TAP Persia welcome package and save 15%. Each welcome package includes your travel Insurance, your visa, and a tourist card for cashless payments along with your SIM card and airport pick up.

Iran SIM Card

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Why do I have to purchase an Airport pickup with my Iran SIM card?

Each SIM card comes with a detailed application. Your driver will complete your application so you won’t have to deal with filling out paperwork when you land at 3am. And since your driver is already there to give you your paperwork, he can also take you to your hotel in Tehran or any other Iranian city.

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Why should I book my Iran SIM card as part of the TAP Persia welcome package?

Book your SIM card as part of the TAP Persia Welcome Package and get your tourist visa for FREE. That’s right, when you bundle your SIM card with your travel insurance, tourist card and airport transfer, your visa is on us.

Each welcome package includes your visa authorization code, which comes with Guaranteed Approval & Application Tracking, an unlocked SIM card with Nationwide 4G/LTE Coverage and International Calling, a Tourist card with instant competitive exchange and cash withdrawal, travel insurance with emergency coverage and rapid response, and a comfortable airport transfer to anywhere within Tehran or the rest of the country.

Order your SIM card as part of the TAP Persia Welcome Package and get your tourist visa for FREE.

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Can I call my provider directly?

In order to activate the SIM card, you need to register with your passport. For questions about your SIM card in English, you call 0937-707-0000 or 0937-700-0000 with Irancell SIM cards and call 9990 with HamrahAval SIM cards.

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How do I download a VPN?

It is best to purchase a VPN before you arrive. Be sure to ask if they provide coverage when traveling and how long they have covered the country. You can also purchase a VPN when you arrive. For more information start a chat with us or contact us on WhatsApp.

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Can I get my Iran SIM card later when I get into the city?

Yes you can, however you may have to go out of your way to get to the nearest Irancell reselling agent.

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Who is my cellular provider?

Irancell, the second largest telecommunication company and part of the MTN group.

(you will see the MTN sign everywhere!) Irancell also has a good coverage and offers better service in English, making it overall easier in use compared to Hamrah-e Aval.

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Do I need to download a VPN to access my email or social media?

It is recommended that you purchase a VPN before you come. Many popular apps like Facebook, Youtube are blocked so it is best to have a VPN while you travel in case you need to access your email, social media or other accounts while you explore.

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Can I get my Iran SIM card myself at the airport when I land?

Most international flights arrive well after midnight. You can apply for a SIM card yourself at the Irancell Kiosk within the airport. However, each SIM card comes with a detailed application that might take up to 1 hour of processing. Your driver will complete your application so you won’t have to deal with filling out paperwork when you land at 3am. And since your driver is already there to give you your paperwork, he can also take you to your hotel in Tehran or any other Iranian city.

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What is the price per minute for calling?

The price for phone calls is about 90 Tomans per minute.

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How long is it valid?

The visitor SIM packages will expire automatically after one month. If your trip is longer than one month you can buy a regular prepaid SIM card at the airport or at the MTN/Irancell service centers. The price of each card depends on its phone number.

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How can I charge it?

You can purchase charge coupons at grocery stores and kiosks. Just ask for Irancell vouchers.

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What kind of data packages can I purchase?

You can purchase charge vouchers at kiosks, convenient stores and grocery stores.

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