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I've done a bit of searching on the net and haven't come up with much.

I intend to stay in the Republic of Georgia for a while and at some point take a trip to Iran.

As an Australian citizen I believe I'll need a visa. I can find that there is an Iranian embassy in Armenia but Georgia only has an Iranian consulate.

Can I apply for a visa in the consulate in Georgia or will I have to wait until I get to Armenia and apply there in the embassy?

I'd prefer to apply in Georgia since it will be much cheaper for me to spend time there than in Armenia and the tourist visa terms are much more generous.

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According to Iran Embassy/consulates in Africa, North & south America, Europe, Asia, Oceania there is an Iranian embassy in Tbilisi so you should be able to apply for a visa.

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And they're definitely not like China and Russia who will only allow me to apply in a country where I have residency? –  hippietrail Oct 9 '11 at 20:20
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Iran has no such constraints. Many non Turkish people apply in Istanbul for crossing at Doğubeyazıt. –  mouviciel Oct 10 '11 at 7:50
    
There is also an Iranian consulate in Batumi (near the Turkish border). There is also an Iranian consulate 160km over the border at Trabzon, Turkey which is famous among travellers for being the easiest place in the world to get an Iran visa. –  hippietrail Jun 14 '12 at 3:45

Yes, you can – the embassy is opened from 9:30. Visa costs approx. 50 EUR.

Address:

Iranian Embassy

Chavchavadze Street 80

Tbilisi, Georgia

Telephone:

(+995) 32 291 36 56

(+995) 32 291 36 58

Telefax:

(+995) 32 291 36 28

E-mail:

iranemb@geo.net.ge

Official website:

http://www.embassypages.com/missions/embassy21563/

Additional sources:

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Could you provide sources for these? You've clearly quoted a site, but haven't linked to where you quoted from? –  Mark Mayo Nov 26 '13 at 1:51
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@MarkMayo - sources added. –  Dariusz Wozniak Nov 26 '13 at 10:31

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