Persian Version
Visa information
Photo Specification
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The photograph must be in color.
It should be without border.
It should have a light colored background only so that features are distinguishable and in contrast against the background.
It should have a close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70-80% of the photograph.
It should be in sharp focus and clear.
It should be of high quality with no ink marks and creases.
The photograph must show you looking directly at the camera.
It should be 3.5 cm X 3.5 cm.
It should show your skin tone naturally.
It should have appropriate brightness and contrast.
The photograph should be a recent one not more than 3 months old.
The main characteristics of the face must be apparent from the photograph. Chin, nose, eyes and eyebrows must not be covered, the forehead should be uncovered to the extent that the shape of the face is apparent.
It should be without hat/cap.
It should be without the applicant's hair tucked behind his/her ears.
The photograph must show facing square on to the camera, not looking over the shoulder or tilted, and showing both edges of the face clearly.
It should be taken with uniform lighting and not show shadows or flash reflections on the face and no red eye
If wearing glasses the photograph must show the eyes clearly with no flash reflection off the glasses and no tinted lenses (if possible, avoid heavy frames – lighter framed glasses to be worn). Make sure the frame does not cover any part of the eye.
The photograph must show alone (no chair backs, toys or other people visible) looking at the camera with a neutral expression and the mouth closed.
The photograph should not have any staple marks.
Scanned & color photocopies would NOT be accepted.

Step 1
Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long it will take to process, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy. You may refer to the link ‘All about Visas’ to understand details of various visas.
Step 2
Complete you visa application form and affix your photograph. You may download the form from this websites.

Step 3
Ensure photos are as per specifications.

Step 4
Attach all supporting documents required as per checklist. Make sure your application is complete. Incomplete applications are not accepted.

Step 5
Submit your application at the India Visa centre in Tehran along with the applicable fees in cash.

Step 6
Track your application online

Step 7
Collect your passport from the Visa Application Centre.

Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centre.