Application for Iran visa extension, including entry, tourist and pilgrimage visas, are issued by Aliens Affairs Bureau law enforcement forces based on justifiable reasons and approval of the said Bureau.
Iran visa is one entry and the passenger can stay for 30 days in Iran. In case of agreement Police office of foreign aliens will be extended visa for a further 30 days, so you can stay in Iran for up to 60 days. Iran visa may be extended for a second time and stay in Iran for a period of 90 days. It should be noted that the extension of the visa would be more complicated for period of 90 days.
The people traveling to Iran for tourism, business, commercial or administrative affairs can go to Police office of foreign aliens, with their passports and visas, and extend their visas. It is important to note that the final decision on the extension of the visa depend on Foreign National Police. It is best to start visa extension process within 1-3 days to the end of the visa expiration.
Iran visa is extendable in the major cities of Iran such as Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Mashhad and Tabriz’s Police office of foreign aliens. These offices are usually crowded, so it is best to make the visa extension process faster.
Police office of foreign aliens in Tehran:
Dr. Fatemi Junction, Vali-Asr Ave. or Sepah Sq.
Police office of foreign aliens in Mashhad:
Next to Azad Univ., Rahnamaee St.
Police office of foreign aliens in Isfahan:
Shahid Mir-Ahidari Alley, Shahid Chamran Highway, Laleh Square
Letter of Approval Extension Visa
Two pieces of photo 4 * 3 (Note: For women, the photo should be taken with a scarf.)
The passport, copy of passport pages and the latest valid visa
Complete and submit visa extension form
Provide reasons for extending the visa (if you are tourist, you must explain what you are planning to visit and if you want to trade in Iran, you must explain your reasons.)