VISA Guide to Iran


  1. Visa on Arrival:

“As per directive issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Indian travelers can now obtain visas on arrival in all 12 international airports in Iran.

Nationals of all countries, except for those from Colombia, Somalia, USA, UK, Canada, Bangladesh, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, holding valid ordinary passports and wishing to visit Iran’s mainland, can obtain a 30-day visa upon arrival in international airports.

As per the directive, before leaving India, the visitor should take a tracking code from the Iran Embassy e-visa system on their website and submit the required details . On arrival in Iran,the applicant will need to pay visa fees and get the Visa on arrival.

Iran’s international airports include Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport and airports located in cities of Mashhad, Shiraz, Isfahan, Tabriz, Ahvaz, Kish, Qeshm, Kerman, Uremia, Bandar Abbas and Bushehr.

  1. Visa process from India

The website of BLS Iran Visa Application Center, New Delhi, India  provides information on procedures applicable for Tourist, Student & pilgrimage categories of visas for Iran to the residents of India.

BLS International Services Ltd. has been authorized by the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran, in New Delhi, India to accept visa applications from Indian Nationals residing in India on its behalf.

Now Indian Nationals residing in India can apply for an Iranian visa at the BLS Iran Visa Application Center, New Delhi.

This site provides the applicants with all the information about the visa types and the procedure to apply for an Iranian visa from BLS Iran visa application center.

Tourist visa is issued for foreign nationals who are interested to travel to Iran individually or with a group for the purpose of visiting Iran or their relatives.

Required Documents:-

  1. Original Passport Minimum Validity six months
  2. Approval for the visa from Ministry of Foreign Affair Tehran.( Visa Grant Notice)
  3. Typed Visa Application form completed and signed
  4. Two latest passport size colored photographs with background
  5. Air ticket itinerary

Processing time – 6 to 7 working days.

Visa fee And Service Charges – Rs. 6500/ Passport

BLS Courier charges is Rs.500/


  1. Applicant’s latest (not more than six months old) color photograph
  2. White background
  3. Size 35 X 45 mm

Note: Scanned photographs are not allowed


You can reach to them at

Visa Processing Services

BLS International Services ltd.
912, Indraprakash Bldg., Barakhamba Road
Connaught Place, New Delhi

Landmark: Barakhamba Metro Station

Phone Number: 011 23716531 / +91-8448790440

Timings for applications Submission: – 10.00 am to 5:00 pm Monday – Friday (Except holidays)

Timings for collections of passports: – 10:00 am to 5.00 pm Monday – Friday (Except holidays)


Happy Journey!


Please note: Visa requirements keep changing for every country. This findings were the latest at the time of publishing this post.

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