What do you need to know before traveling to Iran?
Need Visa? Yes*
Processing time: 7-10 business days
NOTE: This is a two steps procedure that shouldn’t be difficult or take forever. First, you’ll be getting a travel authorization number, and then, the actual tourist visa provided by one Iranian Consulate.
Before applying, you need:
-U.S Passport – must be valid at least 6 months beyond intended stay and must have at least one blank visa page.*
-1 recent professional passport-type photograph.
-Get a Visa authorization number
-Filled-out and sign Iran visa application form.
-Pay the service fee (USD45.00)
-Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or itinerary, hotel reservation printout.
*NOTE: Passport must not reflect any past or intended travel to Israel. Photographs for female travelers MUST adhere to the Islamic dress code.
Here are a few consulates where you can attend to get your visa.
Quick tip: Make sure to have all of your paperwork ready ahead of time and it will save you tons of time!