Visa Application Centre

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3rd Floor,
Building Number 49,
Orfi-Shirazi St,
North Sheykh-Bahaei Ave,
Molla-Sadra Ave,
Vanak Square,
Tehran, Iran.

GPS Coordinate – Latitude 35.7566560/ Longitude: 51.3927340



  • Public parking is available near to the building alongside of the road and open spaces

Application submission

If you have booked an appointment using the UK Visas and Immigration online application website.

Customers with disabilities

All visa application centres have step-free access for wheelchairs. Applicants who have a disability or who have accessibility requirements are encouraged to bring someone to assist them.Lifts are also accessible for use where necessary. Please note that VFS Global staff will be available to assist any applicant with special needs - Click here for more information for customers with disability.

Important Information for Applicants

VFS Global is a commercial company, working in partnership with UK Visas and Immigration at the British Embassy in Tehran, Iran; for the provision of non-judgmental services of accepting and processing of visa applications.

The decision to issue or refuse a visa and the processing time of a visa application is the sole prerogative of the UK Visas and Immigration at the British Embassy in Tehran, Iran. VFS Global has no role or influence in the outcome of a visa application and will not offer any visa-related evaluative advice to applicants.

VFS Global is authorised to only provide administrative support services such as the collection of visa applications and the return of passports in sealed envelopes to applicants.

VFS Global has NO affiliation what so ever with any agents (e.g. travel companies, typing offices, agents for flight bookings and travel insurances) in Iran for the provision of any visa related advice or services to applicants. VFS Global will not be responsible for applicants who seek advice or services in regards to their visa from any agents or for fees paid to agents in relation to the same.

Please ensure that you are served by Visa Application Centre (VAC) staff inside the premises of the VAC. Our staff has been strictly instructed not to direct you to any other agents, travel companies or typing offices.

Our staff can be easily identified by the official VFS Global uniform/ Identification badges/ name tags.

To report any individuals on entities claiming to be authorised agents of VFS Global or for any such related matters, please write at

Security procedures

Please note that access to the visa application centre is restricted to visa applicants only. The only exceptions to this policy are:

  • Children less than 18 years of age need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This cannot be a member of the visa application centre staff.
  • Elderly, medically infirm or disabled applicants who require assistance in order to submit their applications. Applicants who fall into these categories should advise the security staff on arrival at the VAC.

Mobile phones and Tablets are permitted in the visa application centre, but they must be switched to silent or vibrate mode. They should be switched on before entering the VAC. Devices that cannot be switched on cannot be taken into the visa application centre.

Under no circumstances is photography, filming or audio recording permitted.  Mobile phones have to be put away when you are dealing with our staff.

Only one airline cabin size bag  55 cm x 35 cm x 20 cm  alternatively  21.5” x 13.5” x 8" per applicant is permitted in the VAC . Larger bags cannot be taken into the visa application centre and must be stored elsewhere.

For security reasons the following items will not be permitted inside the visa application centre.   

  • All battery operated or electronic items such cameras, audio/video cassettes, compact discs, MP3s, floppies, laptops, or portable music players ,hard disk drive (HDDs), pen/thumb drives, spy devices, audio recorders, or other devices which can hinder the centre’s functioning
  • Sealed envelopes or packages.
  • Any inflammable item such as matchboxes/ lighters/ electric cigarettes /fuel.
  • Any sharp objects such as scissors, pen knives or nail filers.
  • Weapons, weapon - like objects or explosive material of any kind.

Other items may be prohibited based on security staff discretion.

Please note: The visa application centre is unable to store prohibited items. Applicants should make other arrangements to store their belongings before they enter the visa application centre.

Data Protection Act

The Data Protection Act prevents UK Visas and Immigration and VFS Global from providing information about an application to anybody other than the individual visa applicant or their authorised representative.