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Press Visa
Press Visa Information

Press visa is issued for journalists and representatives of foreign media and press who intend to travel to Iran for purposes relating to their profession for a specific period.



  • 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 Press visa for the Islamic Republic of Iran, the following requirements must be observed:

  • Fill in  Visa application form (Please print)
  • Fill in  Press Visa application form ( Please print)
  • Attach two (2) recent passport photographs
  • An official verbal note by the Organization
  • Program explanation
  • Attach Curriculum Vitae 
  • A coppy of Passport (At this stage the original valid passport is not required, we let you know to bring it as soon as your visa is ready )
  • Visa fee: 480 $AU (It is necessary to be paid when the visa is ready)
  • You can email the above documents to the Embacy ( or enclose them in a courier bag and send them to:

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

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

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