Iran Visa in Istanbul - May 2011
Just for info - successfully got my Iranian visa (30 day tourist visa valid for 3 months from issue) from the Iranian consulate in Istanbul on Tuesday. I arranged my authorisation code through Touran Zamin, who were very helpful. Cost was 100 Euros, visa available next day after application. The chap issuing the visas speaks excellent English and used to serve at the London consulate. Fee is paid to the bank directly opposite the consular section door, in Euro cash. Was able to use the form from the London Consulate (I already had it filled in, but ran out of time to go to London before leaving on the trip).
There were issues the previous Wednesday when I tried to apply but was told the consulate had not received my authorisation code from Tehran, but Touran Zamin were able to arrange a new code to be issued without further charge, in time to re-apply the following Monday.
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