RIWE RIWE Regional Institute of Water Education

The applicants in this institute fall into Four categories:

Group A: Includes foreign applicants who require the help of the institute in obtaining their student visa. This visa will allow the applicant to enter the country but should be renewed upon arrival.

Group B: Includes Iranian nationals and naturalized Iranian applicants.

Group C: Includes foreigners holding an Iranian residence and work permit; Political and Service-Visa holders.

Group D: Includes foreign students who study at Iranian universities and Turkish and Syrian nationals.

Group A

Student Visa Issuance Procedure: After approval of your admission by the RIWE technical departments, the International Office of the University of Tehran will contact the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), which will then authorize the Iranian embassy in your country to grant you a student visa; afterwards, your visa reference number will be sent to you. Required documents for visa application include:

  • Your updated CV
  • The data page and signature page of your passport
  • The visa application form

These documents have to be submitted to RIWE along with your admission application.

Group B

This group includes Iranian nationals and naturalized Iranian applicants who live abroad. Applicants who fall into this category do not need to send us any documents. They must come for registration and submit the required documents prior to the registration deadlines.

Group C

This group includes foreigners holding an Iranian residence and work permit; Diplomatic and Service-Visa holders. Applicants who fall into this category do not need to send us any documents. They must come for registration and submit the required documents prior to the registration deadlines.

Group D

This group includes foreign students who study at Iranian universities; Turkish and Syrian nationals. Foreign students who study at Iranian universities do not need to send us any documents. They must come for registration and submit the required documents a week prior to the course start.

Turkish and Syrian Nationals

Turkish and Syrian Nationals do not need to apply for visa. They can enter and study for three months with the Entrance visa stamp only. If the duration of stay is longer than three months, the International Office of the University of Tehran will obtain the Student Visa.