Immigration & Customs
For travel to Kurdistan Region of Iraq, citizens from the U.S., Canada, Schengen
countries and Australia do not require visas. Citizens from other countries
require an entry approval. Please visit our Visa section
to submit your application for entry approval.
Those who wish to travel to other parts of Iraq – outside the Kurdistan Region must obtain Iraqi visas in advance from the Iraqi embassy in Washington, D.C.
The following information is required:
- Name on Passport
- Date of Birth
- Place where passport was issued
- Passport Expiration Date
- The process usually takes 7-14 working days. Fee for processing is $40.00. The visa is good for three months. Applicants need two passport size photos. Multiple entry visas can be obtained only within Iraqi Kurdistan, in person.
Applicants will be notified by email or by telephone once visa is approved and ready. Once notification is received, please take passport (along with two passport photos and $40.00 cash or a check made out to “Embassy of Iraq”) to:
The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq
1801 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
For more information or for contact details, please click on the relevant office below: