Iran Travel Insurance

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Iran Travel Insurance

Everyone is worried about their health when traveling in addition to having fun. In general, simple medical services and medications are affordable in Iran. However, any medical condition that sends you to the hospital might be expensive. Travelers visiting Iran must purchase and have their travel and health insurance before applying for an Iran visa as of 2011. All applicants for Iran visas must provide proof of acceptable medical travel insurance coverage from an Iranian or international insurance agency in addition to other essential papers for the Iran visa, according to the rules. You should also be aware that anybody attempting to obtain an Iranian visa at any international airport must have valid travel insurance to Iran. It would help if you thus looked for specific travel insurance that covers Iran. Many travel insurance firms, including some Australian and European ones and American ones, will not provide coverage for travel to Iran due to the sanctions put in place by the United States. To prevent you from any inconvenience, as a reputable travel agency in Tehran, Eavar has included travel insurance to the list of services. You can quickly get your travel insurance and apply for an Iran visa using Eavar's travel insurance services. 

Do I Need Travel Insurance in Iran?

To enter Iran, you must obtain travel insurance for the country. It would help if you had special insurance that covers Iran because, as mentioned before, some multinational businesses do not include Iran on their list of countries covered for travel insurance due to the sanctions against Iran. However, check to verify if your current insurance covers Iran before purchasing any new ones. You must confirm that your insurance covers Iran by contacting the insurance provider before assuming that terms like "Asia" or "Middle East" suggest they do. The following nationals can enter Iran without having travel insurance. To be safe, it is suggested that you get travel insurance anyway.

  • Turkey
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Georgia
  • Oman
  • Egypt
  • Bolivia
  • Malaysia
  • Iraq
  • Venezuela
  • Syria
  • Lebanon

Can I Get Iran Travel Insurance at The Airport?

The government will help you purchase Iran travel insurance at the airport if your existing travel insurance does not cover Iran, and you should have gotten it. However, you may have to wait in long lines to obtain your insurance, wasting valuable time. Therefore, please contact us via before your departure to prepare your travel insurance as soon as possible.

Should I Buy Iran Travel Insurance from an International Company?

Several international businesses provide Iran travel insurance. Due to their extensive medical coverage, they charge a much higher fee (about 50 euros) than the regional providers. You do not need to have 2.5 million dollars in medical insurance to receive care in Iran; you could even use that much cash to own a hospital! Most local service providers offer theft, lost baggage, or legal aid; some foreign businesses do not.

How to Buy Iran Travel & Health Insurance?

You may get Iran travel and health insurance in one of two ways:

1. You can get your travel and health insurance at the insurance counter if you plan to pick up your visa at one of Iran's international airports. However, as said before, you will have to wait in long lines.
2. To provide international tourists with the most excellent services and rates available in the country, Eavar Travel Agency collaborates with one of Iran's top and oldest insurance providers. You may contact us via if you don't have insurance.
Items of Coverage are as below:

  • Expenses for medical care and hospitalization overseas, excluding cosmetic procedures and treatments for conditions that existed before the policy's start date, EUR 25 in deductions (except emergency cases and hospitalization more than 24 hours)
  • Dental emergency treatment. Treatment is limited to removing both afflicted parties and treating pain and infection (Deductible: EUR 25)
  • Repatriation or transportation in the event of illness or accident
  • An urgent return home following the sudden Loss of a close relative
  • return of a person's bodyü Legal Assistance 
  • return of a relative who is traveling with the insured
  • Loss of passport, national identity card, driving license abroad
  • Benefits for lost registered baggage under this paragraph and the one before them cannot be added together.

What Is The Best Travel Insurance for Iran?

Regional online companies like Eavar, as mentioned below, provide the best response to this query:

  • You may apply in under 3 minutes, and within 12 hours, you will receive an email with your insurance information!
  • You will not have to worry about long lines when you get insurance online since you will have it in your hand when you arrive at the airport.
  • Through the Website, email, or WhatsApp, our specialists will respond to your inquiries around the clock to ensure that you have no trouble applying for insurance.

What Is the Cheapest Travel Insurance to Iran?

Eavar Travel Agency offers the most affordable Iran travel insurance; however, they vary depending on your age and how long you plan to stay in Iran. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us via

How Much Coverage Should I Get for Iran Travel Insurance?

Since healthcare in Iran is less expensive than in other Western countries, you might not need an arbitrary policy cap (for example, in the millions). However, a lower insurance maximum (about $10,000) should be sufficient to cover any medical costs you incur. Still, it will not be enough to cover emergency evacuation or Repatriation (i.e., air ambulance). Additionally, using a private hospital will result in increased medical expenditures. Depending on the treatment, a basic, low insurance limit may not be sufficient. The choice of how much coverage you feel comfortable taking on a trip is entirely yours. Your policy should include several fundamental elements, however much coverage you have.

Conditions & Refund Policy

  • The responsibility for any inconsistency in passport information is on the passengers (including name, family name, passport number, date of birth, expiry date and place of issue).
  • At least 48 hours before your arrival, you need to give us your request.

You’ve probably heard that you need travel insurance to get vis and travel to Iran.

Since 2011 having travel insurance for traveling to Iran became compulsory in order to get a visa to Iran.

There are two reasons for having a travel insurance for traveling to Iran:

  • 1)travel insurance is required to collect your Iran visa; without having a printout of your valid insurance, you can’t collect your visa from the embassy or the visa office at the airport.
  • 2)A good travel insurance can protect you against mishaps and cover many unexpected and exorbitant costs

Can I use my existing travel insurance?

If you want to use your existing travel insurance upon your arrival, you must show documentation (for example your insurance coverage sheet, terms & conditions, etc.) that proves your insurance provider covers travel to not just the Middle East, but Iran specifically.

All about Iran Travel Insurance

Why had you better get your insurance before your trip? Be ready for the unexpected


  • Hassle-free

    Filling out the form and applying for your travel insurance online takes only a few minutes. We will contact you as soon as possible.

  • Instant

    By applying for travel insurance through our website, you skip lining up to purchase insurance at the airport upon your arrival.

  • Validity Guarantee

    Eavar Travel Agency guarantees the validity and originality of your travel insurance; you can travel with peace of mind.


Frequently Asked Questions about Iran Travel Insurance Here you can find frequently asked questions


  • 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 term 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. Read more

  • Is it better to purchase the insurance 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.

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