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  • نقشه جامع علمی کشور
  • Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
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Work Permit Visa

This visa will be issued for foreign nationals who intend to work in Iran.

The Iranian host must obtain the work permit in advance from the concerned authorities.



  • Applicant should apply for visa one months before scheduled travel to Iran.
  • work permit visa applicants must first through the Iranian host, receive a permission reference from ministry foreign affairs in Tehran ( Iranian host should apply for this permission reference).
  • After receiving permission reference and having the following documents only on Thursday from 8:45 to 12:00 (except Official Holidays of the Embassy mentioned in this link)refer to the Embassy in person or complete documents can be posted ( incomplete documents is not accepted and in this situation all the document will be returned by post without any visa process)

  •  For urgent visa application: The possibility of checking and issuing an urgent visa is only on Thursdays from 8:45 and 12:00 (except for the official holidays listed on the Embassy site), and the applicant must provide the tracking code and having the following documents. So, do not send the documents by post to if you request to receive an urgent visa.


Required documents

1- Original Passport. (with at least six months validity and two blank pages)

2- A copy of Resident Card (for Non-Swedish Passport holders)

3- Invitation from the applicant's Iranian partner and visa permission sends to consular section via Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran.

4- The payment receipt for [Work permit entry visa fee paid into Account Nr : 52771112515 - SEB Bank

5- A "return envelope" with address and adequate prepaid postage to cover the cost of registered mail.



- Please note that health and accident insurance as part of home insurance is valid only for 45 days. For longer visa period requires a separate contract.

- If applicant request for immediate visa, fee will be increased 50 %

-Required copies must be clear and legible on A4 paper.

Note: Payment in cash is not acceptable.

Visas Fees are not refundable ,  After sending visa request to the Embassy in any condition (such as cancel visa register with the applicant or decision of the Embassy to not assign visa) visa fee do not refund to the applicant.



Post Adress:

Visa section

The Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran

Box 6031

18106  LIDINGÖ

- Do not forget, please, a "return envelope" with address and adequate prepaid postage to cover cost of registered mail, even if you visit the consular section.

- We shall make every effort to process your application as quickly as possible but we must strongly advise you to check that all required documentation has been submitted. Incomplete applications are subject to delays.

- The Consular section may call the applicant for interview, if it is necessary



Contact Information

Tel: 0046 765900539 , Wednesday,Thursday and friday from clockan 15 to 16

Fax: 0046 (08) 6363626



Postal Adress of Embassy:

Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Stockholm

Box 6031

18106  Lidingö


Visiting Address of Embassy (Besöksadress):

Västra Yttringegård

Elfviksvägen 76

18190  Lidingö

Ministry of foreign affairs,
Islamic Republic of IRAN,
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