Guideline on Extending a One-Year Residency Permit for TUMS International Students

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In order to facilitate administrative affairs and observe consular regulations, as well as saving your time, it is imperative to proceed with extending a one-year residency permit/ visa permission for (1 up to 3 months) during your study at TUMS, annually.

1. You must proceed with extending your one-year residency permit one month in advance before expiring the current residency permission.

To extending visa permission for (1 up to 3 months) which is applicable for short time program, students should proceed it within two weeks after the registration.

2. Upon submitting your required documents (see below) to the Visa and Consular Affairs Office on TUMS, you will receive a receipt which should be kept with you during the time that you do not have your passport with you. You can receive your passport after approximately one month, upon submitting your receipt and completed form.

 3. Required documents are as follows:

Extending a one-year residence permit

  1. Original passport

  2. 2 copies of completed Application form for one- Year residence permit renewal (should be downloaded from here , typed and printed out)

Note 1: All fields should be filled out completely both in English and Persian.

Note 2: For occupation please write “student of level in major” (Exp. Student of PhD in Epidemiology).

Note 3: Write your address completely with your mobile number

  1. 2 Photos (3*4) (Passport- style photograph)

  2. 3 Copy of your passport’s information page (first page in size of A4)

  3. 2 Copy of Student’s passport’s ID page (the barcode on your last page of your passport in size of A4)

  4. A copy of Accident Insurance Registration in size of A4 (registration should be done via www.hayateamn.ir)

  5. Payment of 200,000 Rials (20,000 Tomans) by bank card at The Office of Visa and Consular Affairs

  1. *Note: To apply for residency permit for your family members who are residing with you in Iran, in addition to the above documents for each of them, you need to pay 1,000,000 Rials (100,000 Tomans) for each of them separately and following documents of student for his/ her family members are required:

  2. Two copies of student’s passport’s information page in size of A4 (first page)

  3. Two copies of student’s passport’s ID page in size of A4 (the barcode on your last page of your passport)

Extending Visa permit:

  1. Original passport
  2. 4 copies of completed Application form for Visa Permit Extension (should be downloaded from here, typed and printed out)

Note 1: All fields should be filled out completely both in English and Persian.

       Note 2: For occupation please write “student of level in major” (Exp. Student of PhD in Epidemiology).

       Note 3: Write your address completely with your mobile number

  1. 4 Photos (3*4) (Passport- style photograph)
  2. 3 Copy of your passport’s information page (first page in size of A4)
  3. 2 Copy of Student’s passport’s ID page (the barcode on your last page of your passport in size of A4)
  4. A copy of Accident Insurance Registration in size of A4 (registration should be done via www.hayateamn.ir)

    7. Payment of 300,000 Rials (30,000 Tomans) for one month and 700,000 Rials (70,000 Tomans) for 3 months by bank card at          the Office of Visa and Consular Affairs.

 

Important Recommendation: Upon receiving your one-year residency / visa extension permit, students must check the validity of it and inform the Visa office for any incorrect information.

 

Please observe the following notice:

A. Students whose passports are near to their expiration date need to renew their passports via their countries' embassy in Tehran, and then proceed with obtaining the residency extension stamp with their already expired passport. Students whose countries do not have an embassy in Iran need to refer the Visa and Consular Affairs office at TUMS Directorate of International Affairs and Development, for consultation and further information.

B. In case you proceed with renewing your passport in your country of citizenship during your trip, you must have your old passport, containing previous residency stamps and student visa, with you in order to be able to return to Iran. In order to transfer all legal permissions from your old passport to your new one, Please refer to the Visa and Consular Affairs office at TUMS Directorate of International Affairs and Development, at the address below, for consultation and further information immediately after your arrival to Iran.

 

Important note: Incident insurance coverage is required for all International students on TUMS and other higher education institutions in Iran. International students can apply for accident insurance by purchasing electronic accident insurance through the online system. The Hayat-e-Amn Insurance Company is available at www.hayateamn.ir and the provision of consular services to International students will be subject to the issuance of an accident insurance policy.

For any further information to purchase the above mentioned insurance please approach to the Visa and Consular Affairs Office of TUMS Directorate of International Affairs and Development at the address below:

 

Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran.

Tel.: (+98 21) 8889 8531 or (+98 21) 88912090- 3 Ext: 154

Hours for Submitting Documents: Saturdays to Wednesdays, 10:00 to 13:00

Last Update At : 29 May 2021