All absentees of military service born after 1976 who have resided abroad for at least three years may travel to Iran for a maximum of twice a year (calculated in the Solar calendar) and a total of three months of each stay.
This exit permit will be issued to those Iranians whose place of residence on their Iranian passport is designated as Australia.
If the place of residence on your current Iranian passport is listed as "Iran," you could apply simultaneously for a new passport demanding changes to the place of residence to "Australia" along with an exit permit application.
If you have an old sample military service card , you can change it to the new smart military service card by visiting the Iranian Embassy in Australia. You need to take your passport and a proof of Australian residency or Australian valid visa.
The Embassy may authenticate your old sample military service card and you need to give your representative or lawyer an attorney power to represent you at POLICE +10 centres in Iran to obtain a new smart military service card.
It is noted that the applicant may personally visit POLICE +10 centres in Iran to obtain a new smart military service card.
Completed form for replacement or duplication military service card
Certified copies of any official document with signature such as Iranian passport, Australian passport or Australian driver licence
Important points about the national card:
You need to book an appointment and visit our office in- person in Parramatta.
Every session could last between 1 and 1.5 hours.
Booking an appointment is mandatory as we do not provide walk-in services. To schedule an appointment, you can call us at 02 9002 5512 or you can send us an email at
Please attend in our centre at the agreed time. In most cases, if you delay for more than 10 minutes , we need to reschedule your appointment as providing services may interfere with our other appointments.
We endeavor to finalise your application in one session.
Please gather the required documents listed in the relevant section on this page and make sure to bring along the originals when visiting us in person.
If any documents are missing or you do not have access to them, please discuss document deficiencies over the phone before attending our office as this may delay the process of your application.
At our appointment, we provide you all the necessary advice on your registration at the Mikhak website and we complete all of the predefined steps about processing your application
We will upload your documents on the website; submit your application and print out the tracking code which is an essential requirement for processing your application.
Depending on the type of services you choose, we would pay the relevant governmental application fees on your behalf, and include the receipt with your application.
We attempt to finalise your application in a session with a maximum duration of 1.5 hours
Once you are at our office, we typically complete the application.
Your application will eventually be forwarded to Canberra by post for final processing and consideration.
You will be provided the postal package tracking code; and finally, the document will be sent to your home address directly.
$ 34 .00
Issuance of single status certificate
Issuance of first national ID card
Issuance of stolen or duplicate national ID card
Issuance of marriage permit for Iranian singles overseas
Signature authentication (proof of life certificate, spouse or children exit permit, etc)
Certification of a declaration
Translation and certification of Australian birth certificate without issuing birth certificate
Document Certification by stamp and signature (each page)
Police clearance certificate
Translation of first page of birth certificate (Shensanameh)
Translation of all pages of birth certificate (Shensanameh)
Translation of drivers licence
Registration and certification of will
Certification of arbitration
Preparing and writing of the financial proceedings
Declaration of acceptance of the citizenship of the father
Document of acceptance of the citizenship of the father
Declaration of former citizenship of the spouse or father
Agreement to accept the citizenship of a spouse or father
Return request of women to their original citizenship
Agreement on the return of women to their original citizenship
Return request of women to their original Iranian citizenship
Agreement on the return of women to their original Iranian citizenship
Application for citizenship of the couple
Agreement on Spousal Citizenship
Request of the renunciation of the citizenship of a couple
Application to withdraw the citizenship of a couple
Document of renunciation of citizenship
Request to return to the citizenship of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Document of return to citizenship of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Foreign citizenship identification document
Your photo must have the following specifications:
Acceptable Photo Example:
If you have a duplicate birth certificate, the issue of a single status certificate is subject to the receipt of an enquiry from the Iran registry office, which will prolong the issuing process.
In the event of urgency, you can apply for a single status certificate from Iran by arranging an attorney's power and referring the attorney/ representative to the Iran National Organisation for Civil Registration to act on your behalf.
You can provide any of the two following documents:
Australian proof of residency includes any documents which shows that you live in Australia.
The documents are included but not limited to:
If do not have the above documents or you have any other Australian documents, please contact us.
Mikhak is the Persian abbreviation of the "Integrated Consular Services Management System," an online service platform where you can create, submit and manage applications pertaining to your Iranian citizenship matters.
The application submitted will be administered by the respective consular section of the Iranian embassy in your designated country.
Mikhak is the front door of all electronic consular services including passport application, marriage or divorce registration, granting a power of attorney, authentication of documents, etc.
Using Mikhak you can:
As applications relating to Iranian citizenship matters including passport, granting power of attorney or registering your marriage et must be submitted electronically and online, some Iranian citizens may find it very difficult to enter the details correctly on the "Mikhak" online system and may require advice and assistance. We can help them to get the request properly entered and recorded in the system and lodge their applications.
However, in any case, if you think that you have access to the relevant information and have enough confidence, you can lodge the relevant applications directly by yourself.
In brief, we will:
The costs are split into two sections, one related to the government fees for the services you requested and one related to the costs of our services.
You can refer to this link to see the table of Iranian government charges.
Broadly speaking, the service fees depend on your selected plan and is calculated based on the amount of work and the time we spend on your matter.
We typically advise you of our service fees after our initial assessment and before we work on your matter.
Yes. Persian Citizen Services is a registered entity in Australia.
Please click on this link to view our registration details at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission website.
It is a standard practice in Australia where people can nominate a person to represent them or choose a lawyer to handle their paperwork or nominate a person as their representative to Centrelink, telecommunication companies, etc.
Unfortunately, there is no legal mechanism for us to take direct responsibility for applicants' cases in citizenship matters pertaining to them such as the issuance of an Iranian passport, Iranian identity card, etc.
The services that we offer is to prepare and lodge your application per the requirement of the Iranian legislation, however, we are unable to legally represent your matter.
Yes. Based on our experience it may take between one to one and a half hours to complete a task related to an Iranian citizenship matter and making an appointment is strongly recommended.
Unfortunately, we do not provide walk-in services.
In most cases, our assistance requires your physical attendance at the office, but we will advise you in advance if your matter does not require you to be in the office.
We take seriously the issue of privacy.
We will not, under any circumstance, allow your private and confidential information to be handed to a third party unless that is required under Australian law.
Please rest assured that the private matters you share with us will remain completely confidential and will not be passed on to anyone else without your prior consent.
Persian Citizen Services is an Australian registered business offering one-stop solutions for all your Persian needs. We provide registration services for applications relating to Iranian citizenship on the Mikhak Website. The benefits of using our services are the following:
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