All foreign visitors require a visa to visit Iran except citizens of the following countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia and Turkey. Citizens of these countries can stay up to 3 months without a visa.
If you want Kalout to do an Iranian visa for you, Please fill the visa application form.
We also need the file of your passport, and the scan of your visa in case you have traveled to Iran before.
The size of your passport should be as below:
Format should be JPEG or GIF
Size should be 5.5cm *4.3cm
It should be digital
Once we receive the required documents from you, It will take 7 working days to get the visa reference number. We will send you the reference number and you will collect your visa either in the Iran embassy located in your country or in the airport.
Kalout offers the visa service only if the client is booking a tour with Kalout. You won’t be charged for the visa service but You will need to pay a visa collection fee in order to get the visa stamped into your passport which is around 60 Euro.
You can get your visa upon arrival a 30 days visa (extendable for another 15 days) at the following airpots
Konarak Airport (Chah-Bahar)
Isfahan International Airport (Isfahan)
Kish International Airport (Kish Island)
Mashhad International Airport (Mashad)
Dayrestan Airport (Qeshm Island)
Shiraz International Airport (Shiraz)
Tabriz International Airport (Tabriz)
Imam Khomeini International Airport and Mehrabad International Airport (Tehran)
Unless you hold one of these passports: Afghanistan, Bangladesh,Canada,Colombia,India,Iraq,Jordan,Pakistan,Somalia,United Kingdom,United States
Iran is actually one of the safest countries in the world.
The culinary variety is very high in Iran. You’ll find different kind of Kebabs, stews, rice , deserts and many other food types. There are various restaurants and you will find a lot of spices and herbs.
The meat served in the restaurants is mostly chicken, fish & lamb but not pork, dog and other kinds. There are also vegetarian restaurants but It is best to let your tour guide know before the trip.
Alcoholic drinks are not allowed in Iran and you won’t find any in the markets or restaurants. However there are many traditional drink you can try and enjoy.
Regarding water, tap water is filtered and refined and people drink from it , but its recommended that you buy mineral water from te supermarkets.
Iran Dress code
Women need to wear a headscarf (of any colour or pattern) and clothes that cover their body at all times outside hotel rooms. They can wear the regular ‘Islamic manteau’, easily purchased here or long sleeved knee-length tunic/dress over long loose pants or skirt.
Please note that women should wear headscarf as soon as they leave the airplane.
Men can wear T-shirts/short sleeves, but they should refrain from wearing shorts.
It is called Iranian Rial (IR). You may come across the word Toman there. 10 IR = 1 Toman. Everyone is using this word instead of Rials except for some special cases.
No credit card are not currently acceptable in Iran. No official services for the internationally known credit cards are provided in Iran. In some particular shops you can purchase some items like carpets, handicrafts, jewels, etc by credit cards like in some major hotels or some other shops outside hotels. There are several attempts to arrange international credit cards in Iran recently.
But as for now, we recommended to take some cash with you while traveling in Iran.
Once you confirm a tour, you will pay the money to one of our accounts abroad.
Almost all the major hotels provide their guests with Internet facilities and the others are being equipped for the same purpose. Also, many Internet cafes are already opened.
If you have a mobile phone from other countries, it will not work in Iran unless your phone company has made a contract with Iranian Telecommunication Company (ITC).
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