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Before to apply, the supporting documents must be prepared. All the necessary documents for the application will need to be provided.

Please check for our holidays here, befor leaving for the Embassy.

Requirements to apply for Iranian Visa:

  1. The Original passport, valid for at least 6 months beyond intended stay.
  2. The original passport should have at least two opposite blank pages. (visa page)
  3. completed visa application form, signed by applicant.
  4. Two Passport Size photos (in colour)
  5. Authorisation Number From Ministry of Foreign Affairs of I.R. Iran
  6. The original proof of payment according to the correct visa application fee.(subject to change by currency rate 
  7. The original Pathologist test / Report for HIV – TB – Hepatitis B Shot- Hepatitis C Tests, which should NOT be older than two (2) Weeks.
  8. We will not refund the fee if the application is unsuccessful.

How to obtion the Authorization Hunber:

  • Contact your sponsor(s)

Processing Time:

  • Approximately 7 to 14 working days



Attention: In an urgent case (Less than 7 working days), the payment should be made, plus 50% of the total amount.


  • Payment for ALL visas should be made by means of a direct deposit into the Embassy’s Bank Account. And the money is non-refundable.(Applicants should be sure about authorization number, before make any payments)
  • The Consular Section of the Embassy will not issue any sort of receipt or confirmation letter regarding to receive the proof of payment from the applicant as the record of the payment should have been taken from the payment before to provide it to the Consular Section of the Embassy.


Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran

245 Melk Street, Middle Street, 

New Muckleneuk, Brooklyn,

Pretoria, 0181  

P.O. Box 12546 Hatfield 0028

Digital Land Line:087-945 1307


Office Hours:

Monday to Friday, 09h00-12h00 (Submission and Collection)
These offices will be closed on all S.A. public holidays as well as Eid and Iranian Holidays. (Available in the web site)

Banking Details:

Standard bank, Hatfield Branch, Pretoria

Acc. Holder: Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Acc. Number: 414 336 976

Acc. Type: Saving Account

Branch Code: 011545

Swift Code: SBZAZAJJ


Digital Land Line: 087-945 1307(Monday to Friday, 09h00-12h00)



S.A. Embassy.
No. 5 Yekta Street, Vali-E-Asr Avenue, Tajrish, Tehran
Tel: +98(21)2270- 2866/7/8/9
Fax: +98(21)2271-9516

Ministry of foreign affairs,
Islamic Republic of IRAN,
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