Visa Requirements for Iraq

Instant Visa policy lookup for Iraq

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 1 country can travel to Iraq without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

  • Visa-FreeCitizens of Turkey are allowed visa free access only if arriving at Baghdad International Airport. Alternatively, they can obtain a visa on arrival at Al Najaf International Airport.

Visa On Arrival

Visa to travel in Iraq can be obtained at airports and other borders crossings for Passport holders of 6 countries.

  • Visa On ArrivalWhen arriving at Basra International Airport or Al Najaf International Airport.
  • Visa On ArrivalVisa on arrival when arriving at Al Najaf International Airport, Erbil International Airport or Sulaimaniyah International Airport or Basra International Airport .
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysValid for 30 days
    Visa is issued in any port of entry
  • Visa On ArrivalVvisa on arrival at Al Najaf International Airport or Basra International Airport .
  • Visa On ArrivalWhen arriving at Al Najaf International Airport, Erbil International Airport, Sulaimaniyah International Airport or Basra International Airport.
  • Visa On ArrivalWhen arriving at Basra International Airport or Al Najaf International Airport.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Iraq, passport holders of 218 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Iraq. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between Iraq and 4 countries have imposed restrictions in traveling to Iraq.

  • Entry RefusedAdmission refused from 14 Aug 2019, except transit is possible
  • Entry RefusedExcept for Iraqi Kurdistan, part of the Arab League boycott of Israel.
  • Entry RefusedAdmission refused due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Italy
  • Entry RefusedAs of 2007, due to threats by Al-Qaeda, South Korean government bans its citizens from visiting Iraq.

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