Qatar is going to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup and will host the event from November 21 to December 18, 2022. Due to the geographical location of Iran, this country is a great destination for the World Cup 2022 spectators who wish to travel to nearby touristic countries. Therefore, Iran’s government has recently announced it will offer free visas to Qatar World Cup spectators upon arrival in 2022. As a result, travelers will be able to visit Iran, one of the most wonderful travel destination in the Middle East, in a more convenient way. If you are interested in visiting Iran during World Cup 2022 Qatar read this blog to find out about free Iran visa for World cup 2022, requirements, conditions and regulations.


Who is eligible to apply for Iran World Cup visa?

The following travelers are eligible for Iran free visa:

  • All travelers arriving from Doha
  • Those travelers visiting Iran and transiting to Doha
  • All travelers whose national teams qualified for World Cup 2022

Qualified Travelers for a free Iran visa, can apply for a single-entry visa, Double-entry visa, and multi-entries Iran visa during world cup Qatar 2022. They can stay in Iran for 20 days and Iran free visa will be valid for up to 2 months. The World Cup Iran visa will be available starting Nov 01, 2022 and will continue until Dec 03, 2022.

The following nationals cannot apply for the free Iran visa but can still come to Iran with a regular Tourist visa:

  • Citizens of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Somalia, Colombia, Jordan, and Sri Lanka are exempt from this facility. These travelers who which to travel to Iran during world cup 2022 are required to apply for a normal Iran tourist visa.
  • Citizens of Unites States, UK, and Canada are exempt from this facility. They must follow the routine Iran visa procedure.

For any reasons, if you are not eligible for the FIFA world cup visa, you can easily apply online for a normal Iran visa.



How to apply for Iran free visa for World cup 2022 spectators?

In order to apply for a tourist, travelers must fill out the visa application form in the Islamic Republic of IRAN Ministry of Foreign Affairs e-visa portal. They must upload passport information, scanned photo, hotel reservation documents and round-trip tickets on this website.

In a nutshell

The citizens of all countries whose national football teams are qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar are eligible to receive Iran free visas with two months validity and up to 20 days stay.