Important Information

Due to the ongoing political situation the Iran Embassy in London no longer processes visas. VisaExpress can assist customers by sending applications to Berlin for processing. 

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Iran Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Courier Fees

    There is no Embassy representation for this destination in the United Kingdom. All applications are processed overseas with our affiliate partners. Overseas courier fees of £75.00 + VAT per order apply in addition to the fees listed

  2. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Have two blank facing visa pages
    • Be free of any entry or exit stamps from Israel. Please contact VisaExpress for advice if the passport contains Israeli stamps

  3. Photographs

    One passport sized colour photograph. The photograph must:

    • Have a white background
    • Be taken within the last six months

  4. Business Introduction Letter

    An original letter of introduction from the applicant's UK employer. This letter must:

    • Be addressed to: "Konsulat der Islamischen Republic Iran, Podbielskiallee 67, 14195 Berlin "
    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • Include the name of the organisation(s) to be visited
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed by the applicant's supervisor or the company's HR department

  5. Proof of Approval

    Evidence of proof of approval. This approval must:

    • Be provided as a copy of the visa reference number obtained by the inviting party in Iran 
    • Be issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and include the issuing date
    • Be transmitted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and confirmed received by the Embassy in Berlin prior to submission

  6. Proof of Travel Insurance

    Copy of actual travel insurance policy certificate (email not accepted). The certificate must state:

    • Full name of the applicant
    • That the policy is valid for the duration of the entire trip

    Applicants who are covered by their company's insurance policy must supply a UK company letter from their employer as proof

  7. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form. This form must:

    • Be typewritten and signed in the original
    • Be free of correction fluid

  8. VisaExpress Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaExpress website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaExpress Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaExpress Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

Important Information

Due to the ongoing political situation the Iran Embassy in London no longer processes visas. VisaExpress can assist customers by sending applications to Berlin for processing. 

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Iran Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Courier Fees

    There is no Embassy representation for this destination in the United Kingdom. All applications are processed overseas with our affiliate partners. Overseas courier fees of £75.00 + VAT per order apply in addition to the fees listed

  2. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Have two blank facing visa pages
    • Be free of any entry or exit stamps from Israel. Please contact VisaExpress for advice if the passport contains Israeli stamps

  3. Photographs

    One passport sized colour photograph. The photograph must:

    • Have a white background
    • Be taken within the last six months

  4. Proof of Approval

    Evidence of proof of approval. This approval must:

    • Be provided as a copy of the visa reference number obtained by the inviting party in Iran 
    • Be issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and include the issuing date
    • Be transmitted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and confirmed received by the Embassy in Berlin prior to submission

  5. Proof of Travel Insurance

    Copy of actual travel insurance policy certificate (email not accepted). The certificate must state:

    • Full name of the applicant
    • That the policy is valid for the duration of the entire trip

    Applicants who are covered by their company's insurance policy must supply a UK company letter from their employer as proof

  6. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form. This form must:

    • Be typewritten and signed in the original
    • Be free of correction fluid

  7. VisaExpress Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaExpress website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaExpress Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaExpress Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

Iran Visa

Don't know what a visa for Iran looks like?  You can view sample visa for Iran and see the information it contains.

See a sample Iran visa

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