Here you can find frequently asked questions about Travel to Iran


  • Is it safe to travel to Iran?
  • Despite the negative advertising of some western media, Iran is one of the safest countries in the middle east region. Especially in big cities like Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan, Shiraz, and Yazd the crime rates are very low. Iranians are spirited and very friendly toward tourists and foreigners and they would like to introduce their rich culture and history to the people from other countries. Read more about Iran Safety

  • What is the best season to travel to Iran?
  • Iran is a four-season destination. In every season you can experience diverse temperature, weather and breathtaking landscapes in different parts of this vast and beautiful country. But for leisure travelers in general, it is recommended to travel from October to December and from March to June. Read more about the best time to visit Iran

  • How many months should my passport be valid to travel to Iran
  • Is Iran a good destination for all age groups?


  • Which Nationalities require a visa for traveling to Iran?
  • How long will it take to get an Iranian visa?
  • How can you get an Iran visa on arrival?
  • Who can get Iran visa on arrival?
  • Is it better to apply for my Iran visa individually or through a travel agency?
  • How US, UK, and Canadian citizens can get Iran visa?
  • How much is Iran visa fee?
  • How long is an Iranian visa valid for?
  • How to Check Iran visa Status Online?
  • How to extend the Iran visa?
  • What type of photo is acceptable to apply for my visa?
  • The photo must be 6 X 4 cm with white background and has to be taken recently. You can find more information on the link below.

  • What is the difference between Visa and Visa Reference code?
  • Visa reference code is an ID code that the travel agency obtains from the ministry of foreign affairs and sends to the passenger, who can obtain their visa by providing this code to the officials.

  • Do I get an entry stamp on my passport upon arrival to Iran?
  • In November 2018, the head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) announced that the country will no longer stamp or put stickers to passports of foreign tourists in a bid to ease their concerns about traveling to other countries after leaving Iran.

  • Can I travel to the US After visiting Iran?
  • Since your passport would not be stamped, no limitations will be applied.

  • Can I travel to Iran after traveling to Israel?
  • Citizens of Israel are not permitted to travel to Iran. For other nationalities who have visited Iran, the permission depends on the reason and type of their travel to Israel.

  • How and where can I pay the Visa fee?
  • You can pay visa fee either to Iranian embassies in your country or to the officials at International airports upon your arrival.

  • Is it correct that if you apply via a trustworthy travel agency, your chance for getting a visa is higher?
  • Yes, trustworthy agencies have unique access to the Ministry of foreign affairs’ registration website and can upload the documents directly and apply for visa. Depending on their reputation and credibility, they can facilitate their client’s visa process.

Iran Travel Insurance

  • Is travel insurance mandatory for getting Iran visa?
  • Yes, the insurance must be purchased either in your home country, at the airport or via your agency, in latter case no extra charge would be applied to your package cost.

  • Can I buy my travel insurance from Eavar?
  • Yes, you can.

  • What items are covered by travel insurance?
  • It differs depending on your insurance company. But If you purchase it via Eavar, Medical expenses and hospitalization abroad Transport or repatriation in the event of illness or accident sustained by the insured during the course of a trip. Emergency Dental Care. Repatriation of mortal remains. Repatriation of the immediate family member traveling with the insured. Travel of one immediate family member. Legal assistance Loss of passport, driving license, national identity card abroad. Return of child(ren) left unattended Relay of urgent messages and medical referral Emergency return home following the death of a close family member. Delivery of medicines. Delay in arrival of luggage Loss of registered luggage Location and forwarding of baggage and personal effects. Delayed departure Advance of funds Special terms and conditions of burglary cover (theft with force entrance) However, we advise you to check the terms with your travel consultant.

  • Does your travel insurance cover post-departure trip interruption and emergency return home services?
  • If I purchase my insurance at the airport, how much would it cost?
  • Currently, it costs 14 EUR and has limited coverage

  • Is it better to purchase the insurance for travel to Iran in my home country or use package-included insurance?
  • We recommend using your travel package insurance. It is more convenient and also can be customized by your travel agent upon your request.

Iran Hotel

  • Is it more convenient and cost-effective for me to book Iran hotels directly or via an agency?
  • We recommend booking hotels through trustworthy travel agencies. It is much easier and surprisingly, even less expensive.

  •  Can an unmarried couple stay in a double room in Iran hotels?
  • For foreign travelers, it is possible. But Iranian couples should be married.

  • Is there a safe-box in my room?
  • Normally, all 4 and 5-star hotels have safe-boxes in their rooms. You can also ask it from your travel agent.

  • Is accommodation quality in Iran in compliance with the international hotel standards?

Iran Domestic Flight

  • Are Iran domestic airlines safe enough?
  • Yes, they are in compliance with IATA standards and provide convenient quality and are quite safe. Iran Air and Mahan fly to more destinations and they are more popular.

  • What is the baggage allowance on Iran's domestic flights?
  • Normally, the maximum weight is 20 Kg.

  • How can I check the Iran fight schedules and prices?
  • How can I pay for my flight booking?
  • Which airline do you recommend to travel to Iran?
  • How many International airports does Iran have?

Iran Train

  • Can you book an Iran domestic train ticket for me?
  • Yes, it can be easily done.

  • How can I check the Iran train schedules and prices?
  • Currently, the online service is only available in Persian. Non-Persian speakers can send their request to our team by email and we will advise as soon as possible.

  • Is traveling by train cost-effective in Iran?
  • Is Wi-fi available on Iran trains?
  • How many days beforehand can you check the train prices and schedules?

Iran Tour Guide

  • Can Eavar introduce a tour guide to me?
  • Yes, we work with a lot of professional tour guides in all widely spoken languages.

  • Do I have to book a tour guide for my trip to Iran?
  • If you are booking a service package from an agency, yes, it is mandatory.

  • Which languages do your tour leaders speak?
  • Do you work with licensed tour guides?
  • Are their driver-guides also available?

Iran Car Rental

  • Do you offer car rental services?
  • Yes. You can rent a car, with or without a driver from Eavar.

  • Can I rent a car without a driver?
  • Yes, it is possible.

  • Do I have to pay for driver’s meal and accommodation?
  • Does the driver speak my language?

Iran Tours

  • How can I get your brochure for travel to Iran?
  • All you need to do is to send us an email and ask for our brochure. We will send it to you in .pdf format.

  • Do I have to buy a complete Iran tour package?
  • No, you can adjust it according to your needs.

  • Why do the Tour prices change in different seasons?
  • Should I be concerned about possible changes in my travel cost
  • How can I pay for my booking Travel package?


  • Does Eavar provide transfer services?
  • Yes, to and from all destinations.

  • What is the best mean of transfer in Iran?
  • It depends on your itinerary and program and whether you are traveling individually or in a group. You can choose the train, car, bus or plane. Our team would be happy to assist you with choosing the most convenient option.

  • Is traveling around in Iran expensive?


Get In Touch

Unit 8, 3rd Floor, No 2609, Sayeh Tower, Opposite Mellat Park, Valiasr Ave, Tehran 19677-13656, Iran

(+98) 21-91009100 (ext. 550 - 551)

Office Working Hours: (9:00 to 17:00)