Travel Information for International Participants

VISA
RoboCup IranOpen competitions is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and proper arrangements have been made to ease the Visa process for participants of the competitions. There are two types of Visas that you may apply. One is the normal (tourist) Visa which you may apply at Iran's worldwide embassies and consulates. The other type is the Entry Visa which is issued at the airport upon arrival and may take a few hours. Please contact visa@iranopen.ir for further details and to get an invitation letter.

Arrivals
Tehran is the capital city of Iran. The closest international airport is the IKIA airport operating as Iran's main airport. There are many flights to Tehran from most countries and airlines. Here are a number of airlines having direct flights to Tehran:

  • IranAir
  • MahanAir
  • Lufthansa
  • KLM
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Air France
  • British Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Emirates Airlines
  • Etihad Airways
  • Qatar Airways
  • AirAsia
  • Thai Airways
  • ...

Please contact your local travel agency for further information regarding the flights. Should you require our consultation, please contact us at info@iranopen.ir

Accommodation
RoboCup IranOpen organizing committee makes arrangements for all the international participants. Further details will be sent to the participating teams.

Transportation
RoboCup IranOpen organizing committee makes arrangements for all the international participants. Further details will be sent to the participating teams.

Food
Iran has many well-known dishes with different cuisines, so you can enjoy the delicious Persian cuisine during your stay for the competitions. Other cuisines such as Western and Vegetarian are also widely available.

Customs
RoboCup IranOpen organizing committee arranges customs clearances for teams carrying robots with them. Further information will be sent to the participating teams.

Travel Support
RoboCup IranOpen organizing committee offers travel support for international participants. Teams who wish to receive the support should contact us via info@iranopen.ir