People of the following nationalities can pay a three-month visit to Iran holding their passport in hands. They will be granted a visa upon their arrival at the following airports:

  • IKA : Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport
  • THR : Tehran Mehrabad Airport
  • MHD : Mashad Airport
  • SYZ : Shiraz Airport
  • TBZ : Tabriz Airport
  • ISF : Isfahan Airport

The eligible countries are:

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria  
  • Bahrain
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia
  • Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • China  
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France  
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary  
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland (Rep.)
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • North Korea
  • Norway
  • Oman  
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation  
  • Singapore
  • Slovak (Rep.)
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • UAE
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yugoslavia

These countries cannot visit Iran by visa on arrival and should get their visa beforehand: 

  • The US
  • The English
  • Canada
  • Iraq
  • Colombia
  • Jordan
  • Somalia
  • Afghanistan
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
  • Afghanistan

The American, the British and the Canadian passport holders cannot get the visa on arrival and they can apply for the visa beforehand and visit Iran only within a guided tours.