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I would like to know if the Qeshm freezone area requires a visa for a 14 day visit.

I didn't try to get any type of visa to Qeshm island; and I hold an Indian passport.

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  • I don't know why you keep asking about "immigration from terminal 2 or 3". You said in your previous question you were arriving on terminal 1, and departing from terminal 3. – Burhan Khalid Jun 20 '16 at 7:53
  • Sir, i want to go qeshm island on next week. my father and all family is an iranian cityzen. this is the first time i am trying from saudi arbia to travel to qeshm. so what i will do. i want to travel from jeddah air port. to qeshm. there no any direct flight or connection flight. what i will do please help me – Jabir Calicut Jun 21 '16 at 10:11
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    Are you Iranian citizen as well? If so, you do not need a visa to go to Qeshm island. No matter what your nationality, you do not need a visa to transit in Dubai Airport since you are not leaving the terminal building. – Burhan Khalid Jun 22 '16 at 5:32
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According to Timatic, the database used by airlines:

Visa exemptions:

  • Passengers arriving at Kish (KIH) and Qeshm (GSM) islands for a maximum stay of 14 days.
    • This does not apply to nationals of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Canada, Colombia, India, Iraq, Jordan, Nepal, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka and USA.

While many sources indicate that the 14-day visa exemptions for Qeshm applies to all nationalities, airlines go by Timatic and would probably deny you boarding without a visa.

Furthermore, according to the travel agency 1stQuest:

The problem is Iran MFA rules are changing all the time, one day they ask for visa in Qeshm and one day they don't. That's why we do not recommend any Indian citizen to travel Qeshm and Kish without visa and guide until they're confident about visa rules

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Edit: I trust the answer by @Crazydre more than mine, suggesting you get a visa!

Old answer of mine:
I can find many - different - sources - that - Qeshm - is - visa-free for up to 14 days visits.

All of those sources by themselves look kind of fishy and I would not trust a visa issue on them, but seen together and given that such reputable sources as the airport of Qeshm and the Iranian News Agency are among them, I am almost convinced.

Apparently you have to enter Qeshm directly (i.e. not via Iran mainland), e.g. via flights from Dubai or a soon-to-be-operating ferry from Oman and a deposit is needed according to the first link.
Also check if you need a visa for Dubai!

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