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What are the costs of getting a visa?
TAP Persia’s VIP service charges an application fee of €20 for fast, efficient and guaranteed visa acceptance. Each nationality has to pay a separate visa fee upon their visa pickup. Find a complete list of Iran Tourist Visa prices per nationality.
Will I get an Iranian stamp in my passport?
If you’re picking up your Iran Tourist Visa at the VOA counter of your arriving airport, you will only receive a receipt for your visa fee payment If you’re picking up your visa from one of Iran’s embassies and consulates, you will receive an official stamp inside of your passport.
What will increase my chance of rejection?
Submitting your application at the airport Not observing islamic dress code Any Israeli stamp on your passport within the past 12 months Introducing yourself as a journalist, photographer, filmographer, or anything related to media. Introducing yourself as a government worker, contractor, or in any way connected to a foreign government. This will cause the authorities to inspect your background along with your digital and social media presence with much more scrutiny, especially depending on the source you work for.
How long will it take to receive my visa authorization code?
If you apply through TAP Persia, you will receive your visa authorization code within 2-3 working days (other than thursdays, and fridays)
When should I apply for my visa authorization code?
You should realistically apply for your Iran Visa Authorization Code 3-4 weeks before your departure to Iran
How long do I have to use my visa authorization code?
Once you receive your authorization code from TAP Persia, you will have to identify where you will be picking up your actual Iran Tourist Visa. If you’re picking up your visa from the VOA counter at the airport – you have 90 days to use your code If you’re picking up your visa from one of Iran’s embassies or consulates – you have 30 days to use your code
How long can I stay in Iran with my Tourist Visa?
You’re Iran Tourist Visa is valid for 30 days after your entrance You may extend your visa a total of 2 times, for 30 days each. This means you can stay a maximum of 90 days in Iran.
How long does it take to process my visa once I go to pick it up?
If you’re picking up your Iran Tourist Visa at the nearest Iranian embassy or consulate Regular path will take 5-7 days and don’t involve additional fees Express path will take 3-5 days and involve expediting fees on top of the Visa Fee. If If you’re picking up your Iran Tourist Visa at the airport VOA counter The process will take 1-5 hours
What should I should do after I receive my visa authorization code?
Depending on where you have chosen to pick up your Iran Tourist Visa (airport VOA counter, or one of Iran’s worldwide embassies and consulates),
What if I applied for an e-visa myself and was rejected?
If the reason for your rejection states that you should “apply through a local Iranian agency”, you can re-apply for your Iran Tourist Visa through TAP Persia VIP Visa Services.
Nationals from the US, UK & Canada
If travelling to mainland Iran, it will take at least 2 months to process your visa You must plan your We have to provide the entire itinerary for them, along with dedicated escort guide at all times Qeshm and Kish, don’t require tourist visa. This can be arranged in 2 working days. Multinationals that have a US, UK and Canadian passport plus a passport from another nationality, are encouraged to use their second passport when applying for their Iran visa. You do not have to disclose your citizenship with the US, UK or Canada.
What if I’m staying with a local throughout my stay in Iran?
You will have to provide the complete contact and detailed personal information for the person or place you are staying at. In order not to cause additional hassle and scrutiny for your host, we HIGHLY recommend for you to book a cheap hotel or hostel for your first night’s stay in the country. WARNING: not following this recommendation will cause lots of headache and problems for your host as well as increasing your chances of visa rejection. Nationals from US, UK and Canada can only stay in accommodations reserved for them through a local Iranian travel agency.