Iran Business Visa

An Iran business visa, also known as an Iran entry visa or Type A visa, is designed for travelers who intend to visit Iran for business purposes. If you are planning to apply for an entry visa to Iran, the first requirement is to have an Iranian registered business company that will endorse your visa application. In addition, you are required to submit your personal documents, including a copy of your passport and a scanned photo, along with the necessary documents from your host company. Furthermore, you will need to complete the Iran business application form and await the issuance of the visa grant notice.

Requirements for Iran Business Visa

Requirements for the visa applicant:

Requirements for the host company:

  • Registered name of the host company (The company must be registered with the Iran Company Registration General Office)
  • Registration Number of the host company
  • National ID of the host company 
  • Company registration date 
  • Mobile number of the company manager
  • Email address, phone number, and office address of the host company
  • Scanned copy of an official journal or newspaper featuring the host company
  • An invitation letter from the company, explaining the purpose of the applicant’s travel and the places they intend to visit during the trip

Iran business visa fees

  • Business visa service fee:

The fee for an Iran visa service is €75 per adult. This fee must be paid at the time of submitting your visa application.

  • Visa stamp fee:

In addition to the service fee, there is a visa stamp fee that varies depending on the applicant’s nationality and the location where the visa is collected. The stamp fee ranges from 25 to 150 euros. It’s important to note that visa fees are non-refundable. Furthermore, please be aware that fees are collected in the local currency of the embassy or consulate, except at Iranian airports. If you are collecting your visa at an Iranian airport, you must pay the visa collection fee in cash, either in Euros or Dollars. We recommend checking with your Iranian embassy or consulate before submitting your application, as fees may change at any time.

How long does it take to obtain a business visa for Iran?

The processing time for obtaining an Iran business visa grant notice is typically around 7 to 10 working days. However, it’s crucial to consider the additional processing time if you intend to collect your visa from an Iranian embassy or consulate. If you opt to send your documents by mail, please account for the time required for the mailing process. Therefore, it is recommended to apply well in advance of your travel plans, keeping in mind that the application should not be submitted more than three months before your intended departure date.

Validity of business visa

The entry visa for Iran can be issued for a maximum duration of 90 days.

Business visa extension

The business visa can be extended up to two times in Iran, subject to the approval of the officer based on the applicant’s reasons. For visa extension, you can visit any Police Department of Aliens Affairs located in the provincial capitals. The entire process usually takes approximately one day.

Iran airport business visa

Iran airport visa is available for citizens from 180 countries. Eligible applicants have the option to obtain an Iran business visa upon their arrival at one of the Iranian airports. To acquire a business visa upon arrival in Iran, you must either apply through the Iranian government’s e-visa website or seek assistance from a trusted travel agency within Iran to obtain the visa grant notice ahead of your trip.

Eligible nationalities for business visa on arrival

Citizens from more than 180 countries are eligible for an airport visa in Iran, except for residents of the following countries. If you belong to one of these countries, please make sure to obtain a visa prior to your travel to Iran.


  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Colombia
  • Jordan
  • Nepal
  • Somalia
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Canada

Is travel insurance mandatory for a business visa

Travel insurance is mandatory for entering Iran. Although it is not required during the visa application process, it is imperative to have travel insurance when collecting your visa from the embassy or upon arrival at the airport.

Visa-Free zones for business travel in Iran

Discover the following trade zones in Iran, where you can stay for up to two weeks without needing a visa:

  • Arvand Free Zone
  • Aras Free Zone
  • Chabahar Free Trade-Industrial Zone
  • Maku, Iran
  • Qeshm Island
  • Kish Island
  • Anzali

Kish Island and Qeshm Island are equipped with international airports, offering regular international flights for easy accessibility by air. For other areas, land transportation is the preferred mode of travel. However, please note that although no visa is required to enter these free zones, you will still need a visa if you wish to leave the free zones and explore the rest of Iran. For more detailed information, please refer to the Iran visa waiver program.


If you have any further questions about Iran business visa or need assistance with the visa application process, feel free to contact our visa experts. We are here to help you make your journey to Iran a smooth and enjoyable experience!

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