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Bisuness Visa
Business Visa Information

Entry visa applies to foreign nationals who wish to travel to Iran on official business, trade negotiations, participation in seminars/conferences (economic, cultural, etc.), work related issues, or for sports activities.


  • Due to the new regulations, starting on September 23rd 2011, all visa applicants, along with other required documents, must enclose the proof of an adequate medical travel insurance coverage from Iranian or Foreign Insurance Agents to allow smooth processing of their application.
  • Please ensure that your airline ticket does not get confirmed, unless your visa has been issued.
  • Once your Visa is issued it will be active and valid just for three months. Then, it is recommended that visa application is submitted to the Embassy maximum three month in advance.

To lodge an application for a Business visa for the Islamic Republic of Iran, the following requirements and conditions must be observed:

Fill in two (2) visa application forms. (Write the Visa Reference Number on the top of your application.)
Please note: Fill the visa application clearly all in capital letters.

  • Attach two (2) recent passport photographs.
  • NOTE: please pay just by Money Order

  • The applicant’s passport, which must be valid for at least 6 months, with a minimum of two blank pages.

    Note: There are two invitation forms (Form No.1 and 2) which your Iranian counterpart must obtain from Visa and Passport Office of Foreign Ministry of Iran, complete then submit the form to that office and also fax it to the Iran's Embassy in Australia. After processing and approval of forms by Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs you will receive a Visa Reference Number.

  • Note: The Iranian Embassy to Canberra Issues Business Visa for Academic Delegations who have invitation from their Iranian counterparts. In this case, there is no need for them to get visa reference number in advance from Iranian Foreign Ministry.

  • There is no refund if the visa is rejected
  • The Visa Fee for Australian passport is 192 Australian Dollar, the holder of other passports could check the different Visa Fees here.( Note: It is possible to pay a fee at the Iranian Embassy by Visa, MasterCard or Debit Card, otherwise please get money order in the name of Iranian Embassy and send it along with other documents by mail to the Embassy. Please pay attention that the Embassy does not accept online money order
  • Registered or express envelopes with complete name and address or a pre-paid addressed courier bag for the return of your passport.
  • Enclose all the above mentioned documents including valid passport in a courier bag and send it to:

    Visa Department
    Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    P.O. Box 705 , Mawson, ACT, 2607

  • Allow four weeks for the processing of your application. During processing period please do not track your application by telephone, fax or email.
  • We shall make every effort to process your application as quickly as possible but we must strongly advise you to check that all the required documents have been submitted. Incomplete applications are subject to delays or will be returned to your address.
  • Persons wishing to visit the Embassy to discuss their applications should make an appointment with the Consul by fax.


The Consular section may call the applicant for interview, if it is necessary

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