Iran Visa For Armenian Citizens

Iran tourist visa is not required for Armenian citizens visiting Iran for tourism purposes. The stay for Armenian citizens can be for a period of up to 90 days visa-free. 

Iran Visa for Armenian Citizens
VisaNot required
Visa on arrival
Duration of stay90 days (visa-free)
Extension possibility2 times
Number of EntriesSingle

Get your Iran visa without having to travel to Iran consulate/embassy! LeaveAbode is a specialized platform approved by the “Iran Ministry of Foreign Affairs” to process your visa application as an intermediary. We carry out your formalities with the Iranian authorities, to avoid any tedious process to reduce the risk of visa refusal and secure the visa grant notice in 2 working days. 

How to apply for Iran tourist visa grant notice from Armenia?

  • Step 1: Check that Armenian passport is valid for at least six months from the date of your arrival in Iran. 
  • Step 2: After arriving, go to Iran immigration counter.
  • Step 3: Submit documents to the immigration officer at the counter.
  • Step 4: Receive Iran visa stamp, which allows you to stay in Iran for the duration on your stamping. 

Read also: the embassy or consulate of Iran nearest your place of residence

What are Iran visa requirements for Armenian citizens?

Three documents are required for an Iran tourist visa:

  1. Passport 
  2. Passport Copy (passport or travel document of Armenia with at least 6 months remaining validity and at least 2 blank pages)
  3. Passport Photo (no older than 6 months)

Where is Iran Embassy or Consulate in Armenia?

The nearest Iran diplomatic mission office near Armenia is located in:
Do Armenian citizens need visa to enter Iran?

No, the nationals of Armenia are exempted from applying for Iran visa and can enter Iran visa-free.

Also read: Iran visa exempted countries

Is it possible for Armenian citizens to extend visa in Iran?

Yes, that is possible. As an Armenian citizen, you can extend your Iran visa in police stations of foreign affairs two times up to 30 days (each time).

Also read: Iran visa extension

How much is an Iran tourist visa for Armenian Citizens?

Iran visa is free of charge for Armenian citizens.

Also read: Iran visa fee

Does Iran visa stamp on my passport?

In recent years, applicants get a visa insert sheet instead of a sticker/visa stamp in passports. Applicants must keep this visa throughout their trip as it will be stamped with entry and exit. 

What happens if an Armenian citizens overstay Iran visa?

As a rule of thumb, it is important to comply with the length of stay specified with Iran visa free and leave the country within the allotted time. Overstaying Iran visa can result in penalties, and potentially being banned from entering Iran in the future. 

Know Before You Go

Iran is a very cultural destination which is opening up more and more to tourism. Obtaining a visa for Iran is now really easy and the procedure is faster: you can get the visa grant notice in 2 working days. Here are some tips for your trip to Iran:

Iran is 1,628,550 km2, while Armenia is 28,470 km2. This means Armenia is 57.20 times smaller than Iran.

Based on UNWTO.orgWorld Bank the number of visitors from Armenia traveling to Iran from 2008 to 2018 are as below:
Year Number of visitors from Armenia
2008 203
2009 212
2010 294
2011 335
2012 383
2013 477
2014 497
2015 524
2016 494
2017 487
2018 730

The ideal season to go to Iran is spring or autumn, during which the weather is pleasant. However, it doesn’t mean you cannot visit Iran in winter and summer, there are numerous options for you.

Read also: Are winter and summer not possible in Iran?

Iran is one of the most hassle-free and safe countries for tourists in the Middle East, whether women, men, independent travelers or group tours. People are very respectful and friendly toward tourists.

Read also: How safe is Iran for tourists?

The plane is the preferred means of transport to go to Iran, and to travel within the country. It is also possible to take comfortable buses between major cities, such as Tehran and Shiraz. At night, the train is preferred over the bus.

Also readDomestic Transport in Iran

the hotels are of good quality in numerous categories from hostels to boutique hotels. It is easy to book a hotel in Iran through LeaveAbode hotel reservation service. In high seasons, the demand can exceed supply, so it is essential to book a room before leaving.

Also read: Iran hotel booking

The Iranian IRR (rial) is often counted in thousands or millions, that is why Iranians often speak of Toman which is worth 10 Rials. Exchange can be done in particular in the banks and exchange shops of the city centers.

Also readAll about Currency & Money in Iran

Being a very large country, Iran has four distinct seasons with different temperature degrees in different regions. So, you may face several climates depending on your route.

Generally, spring and autumn are milder and more pleasant in most of the country. On the central plateau (variable altitude between 1200 and 1800 meters), it will be cold in winter and hot in summer.

In the southern region and the Persian Gulf, winter is pleasant but summer can be too hot (over 50c degrees).

The capital Tehran enjoys a sunny but slightly rainy spring. The summer will be hot but being close to the mountain peaks, it will be refreshing. Autumn will be mild during the day but cooler at the end of the day. Snow in winter is quite possible with temperatures around 0.

Read also: The best season to visit Iran

There is no compulsory vaccination to go to Iran. The hepatitis A vaccine is recommended.

Travel insurance is compulsory to travel to Iran. LeaveAbode can provide you with an insurance policy from Iranian insurance companies to cover your medical expenses.

Also readNecessary Vaccines for a Trip to Iran

Shiraz: The orange gardens, Quran gate, the pink mosque, Persepolis, tombs …

Tehran: Golestan Palace, Tehran Bazaar, National Museum, Crown Jewels Museum…

Isfahan: The palaces, the mosques, Si-o-se pol bridge, Grand Bazaar…

The Armenian embassy is located on Shahriar Street, Tehran, Iran.



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