Iraq Visa – How Do I Get An Iraqi Visa?

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Will you travel to Iraq to enjoy or to do business? Do you need a visa for Iraq? To do so, you will need an Iraq business visa. To travel to Iraq, you will also need a valid passport. After your trip to Iraq is over, your passport should be valid for at least six months. You should contact the Iraq Embassy in Washington, D.C. to apply for a visa to Iraq. The Embassy of Iraq in Washington, D.C. can be reached at (202) 483-7500.

You can also apply for a visa with one condition upon entering Iraq. You must submit an Entry Visa Approval Memorandum from the Ministry of Interior Residency Office as a condition.

If you are granted a visa to Iraq, you must enter the country within 90 days of the visa’s issuance for a single entry visa. Multiple entry visas for Iraq allow travelers to enter the country for up to six months after the visa is issued.

Requirements for an Iraq Business Visa

  • United States of America Passport valid for six months
  • Two Passport Photo
  • Personal Letter – The Iraq embassy’s letter explains why you want to visit Iraq, where you are to stay, and the duration of the journey.

When you are granted entry to Iraq, you will be required to comply with additional requirements. These requirements include receiving an arrival sticker and submitting a sample of blood within 10 days of your arrival in Iraq. The Iraqi Ministry of Health will be responsible for taking the blood sample.

NOTE:Due to the unstable government, terrorist attacks, civil wars, and intense violence, travelers are advised to avoid visiting Iraq. When traveling to a hostile country like Iraq, there is a significant risk to travelers, and we want to ensure that travelers are aware of these dangers.

Information on Iraq Embassies and Consulates

Embassy & Consulate Address Phone Number
Embassy of Iraq in Washington
3421 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States
Consulate General of Iraq in Michigan
16445 W. 12 Mile Road
Southfield, Detroit, MI 48076
United States
Consulate General of Iraq in California
4500 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010
United States

More information about Iraq 

Capital Baghdad
Currency Iraqi Dinar (IQD)
Language Arabic, Kurdish
Electricity Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type C / D / G
Country Code +964
Time Zone Arabia Standard Time

If you choose to visit a regional Passport agency, make sure you are aware of the requirements and schedule an appointment with the national Passport scheduling service by calling 1-877-487-2778. You can do so at any time of day or night. Security is strictly enforced in most Wyoming passport offices. Metal detection devices are used by federal agencies.

If you live in Gillette, Wyoming, for example, you can apply for a passport at the Campbell County District Court or the US Post Office – Gillette. Before visiting, you should call to see if an appointment is required. Check a neighboring town or city if you can’t find an acceptance facility where you live.

When applying for a passport in Wyoming, you have two options: regular passport services, which take 4 to 6 weeks, or expedited passport services, which can take 2 or 3 weeks.

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