Iran declares visa-free policy for Indian tourists

As per the statement, the Indian nationals wishing to stay for a longer period or make multiple entries within six months require other types of visas which must be necessarily obtained through the respective official representatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran in India.

Iran declares visa-free policy for Indian tourists

According to the Iran Embassy statement, Iran has announced the initiative of a 15-day visa-free policy for Indian tourists. Under the new tweaked norms, Indian citizens would be allowed to enter Iran with ordinary passports once every six months, with a maximum stay of up to 15 days.

The visa abolition policy is approved under the specific condition which applies to Indian nationals who are entering the country just through the air border, especially for tourism and visiting the territory of the Islamic Republic of Iran. As per the statement, the Indian nationals wishing to stay for a longer period or make multiple entries within six months require other types of visas which must be necessarily obtained through the respective official representatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran in India.

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Iran has become the latest country in the past few months to allow visa-free access to Indian tourists as same as Vietnam, Thailand, and Sri Lanka which had earlier done the same for India.

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Thailand has also earlier allowed Indian tourists visa-free entry to the country for a period of six months starting November, following an announcement made following a decision by the Thai Cabinet which agreed to exempt tourists from India and Taiwan from requiring an entry visa to stay in Thailand for up to 30 days with effective till May 10, 2024.

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