Apply online
Mail documents
Receive a visa
Expert in Iraq visa services since 2003, VisaHQ is a private visa agency, not affiliated with the government of Iraq. VisaHQ provides expediting services for visa to Iraq and charges a service fee. See how we compare in the 90 seconds video
Iraq

Iraq visa

Having to get a visa to Iraq takes all the fun out of traveling.
We are here to get it back. Just apply online below and let us do the rest

Need help?Chat with us
Call us 7 days a week:  Call us 7 days a week: 
Call us 7 days a week
Call us Call us
7 days a week
Due to the ongoing pandemic document drop-off and collection from our offices will need to be coordinated with our team via chat or phone support. Thank you for your cooperation and patience.
Choose a visa type
  • r
    Tourist visa
    required
  • r
    Business visa
    required
  • r
    Government contractor visa
    required
  • r
    Work visa
    required
A visa is required for this destination.

All regular passport holders who are going to work or meet, permanently or temporarily at the diplomatic missions in Iraq, should not apply through the Iraqi Consulate in DC. Their diplomatic mission in Iraq must apply for them through the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Protocol Department and then the diplomatic mission will be informed about the approval and the Washington DC consulate will get a copy of that approval to issue the visa.

Tourist visas to Iraq for individuals needs to be applied inside Iraq by an Iraqi sponsor who gives a copy of the passport of the applicant/applicants with a responsibility letter to the Iraqi Ministry of Interior Affairs department and asks them to send the approval to the closest Iraqi Consulate for the applicants, then the Consulate will issue the visa directly. For groups of 5 people or more, visa must be applied through the Iraqi tourist companies, which are contracted with the Iraqi Ministry of Tourism.

All regular passport holders who are going to work or meet, permanently or temporarily at the diplomatic missions in Iraq, should not apply through the Iraqi Consulate in DC. Their diplomatic mission in Iraq must apply for them through the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Protocol Department and then the diplomatic mission will be informed about the approval and the Washington DC consulate will get a copy of that approval to issue the visa.

All regular passport holders who are going to work or meet, permanently or temporarily at the diplomatic missions in Iraq, should not apply through the Iraqi Consulate in DC. Their diplomatic mission in Iraq must apply for them through the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Protocol Department and then the diplomatic mission will be informed about the approval and the Washington DC consulate will get a copy of that approval to issue the visa.

All regular passport holders who are going to work or meet, permanently or temporarily at the diplomatic missions in Iraq, should not apply through the Iraqi Consulate in DC. Their diplomatic mission in Iraq must apply for them through the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Protocol Department and then the diplomatic mission will be informed about the approval and the Washington DC consulate will get a copy of that approval to issue the visa.

Select the type of Iraq Tourist visa application:

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to Iraq
  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Approval Letter. An approval reference number is required from the corresponding Iraq Ministry, addressed to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, DC showing the name of the applicant and the type and the validity of the visa.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Iraq, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Visa approval. Approval letter or reference number issued by the Iraqi Ministry of Interior Affairs department.

  • Personal letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Iraq, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation. The letter must be written and signed personally by the visa applicant or their legal guardian. A tour company cannot provide the letter on the visa applicant's behalf.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Approval Letter. An approval reference number is required from the corresponding Iraq Ministry, addressed to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, DC showing the name of the applicant and the type and the validity of the visa.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Iraq, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Approval Letter. An approval reference number is required from the corresponding Iraq Ministry, addressed to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, DC showing the name of the applicant and the type and the validity of the visa.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Iraq, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Approval Letter. An approval reference number is required from the corresponding Iraq Ministry, addressed to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, DC showing the name of the applicant and the type and the validity of the visa.

  • Employment Invitation letter. "A letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy/Consulate of the destination country, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter must adhere to the following guidelines: briefly introduce the applicant; state the nature of the position being offered, salary structure, and duration of the contract.
    An ORIGINAL letter of invitation on company letterhead from the business host in the destination country stating the applicant's title, expertise, duties and responsibilities. It should indicate rationale for hiring the applicant as well as his/her salary, position and qualifications."

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Approval Letter. An approval reference number is required from the corresponding Iraq Ministry, addressed to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, DC showing the name of the applicant and the type and the validity of the visa.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Iraq, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Approval Letter. An approval reference number is required from the corresponding Iraq Ministry, addressed to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, DC showing the name of the applicant and the type and the validity of the visa.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Iraq, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Approval Letter. An approval reference number is required from the corresponding Iraq Ministry, addressed to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, DC showing the name of the applicant and the type and the validity of the visa.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Iraq, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Approval Letter. An approval reference number is required from the corresponding Iraq Ministry, addressed to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, DC showing the name of the applicant and the type and the validity of the visa.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Iraq, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Embassy. Application forms cannot be double sided, please print on one side.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of Iraq and has at least two blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Visa approval. Approval letter or reference number issued by the Iraqi Ministry of Interior Affairs department.

  • Personal letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Iraq, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation. The letter must be written and signed personally by the visa applicant or their legal guardian. A tour company cannot provide the letter on the visa applicant's behalf.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Please provide a copy of a recently issued negative COVID-19 test result.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information

    Iraq Tourist visa fees for citizens of United States of America

    Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
    Single entryUp to 90 days20 business days$50.00$99.00$0.00$149.00
    Single entryUp to 90 days20 business days$50.00$209.00$0.00$259.00
    Single entryUp to 90 days20 business days$50.00$209.00$0.00$259.00
    Single entryUp to 90 days20 business days$50.00$209.00$0.00$259.00
    Multiple entry (30 days stay)Up to 90 days20 business days$150.00$99.00$0.00$249.00
    Multiple entry (30 days stay)Up to 90 days20 business days$150.00$99.00$0.00$249.00
    Multiple entryUp to 180 days20 business days$100.00$209.00$0.00$309.00
    Multiple entryUp to 180 days20 business days$100.00$209.00$0.00$309.00
    Multiple entryUp to 1 year20 business days$150.00$209.00$0.00$359.00
    Multiple entryUp to 1 year20 business days$150.00$209.00$0.00$359.00
    stay
    Single entry
    entries
    Up to 90 days
    Validity
    20 business days
    to get your visa
    $149.00
    price starts at
    stay
    Single entry
    entries
    Up to 90 days
    Validity
    20 business days
    to get your visa
    $259.00
    price starts at
    stay
    Single entry
    entries
    Up to 90 days
    Validity
    20 business days
    to get your visa
    $259.00
    price starts at
    stay
    Single entry
    entries
    Up to 90 days
    Validity
    20 business days
    to get your visa
    $259.00
    price starts at
    stay
    Multiple entry
    entries
    Up to 180 days
    Validity
    20 business days
    to get your visa
    $309.00
    price starts at
    stay
    Multiple entry
    entries
    Up to 180 days
    Validity
    20 business days
    to get your visa
    $309.00
    price starts at
    stay
    Multiple entry
    entries
    Up to 1 year
    Validity
    20 business days
    to get your visa
    $359.00
    price starts at
    stay
    Multiple entry
    entries
    Up to 1 year
    Validity
    20 business days
    to get your visa
    $359.00
    price starts at
    Choose a visa type
    • Check visa

    Iraq COVID-19 travel restrictions

    • Entry is closed
      Iraq banned inbound and outbound travel with the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Zambia. Iraqi citizens in these countries are permitted to return.
      Prior to arrival requirements
      Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
      Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if visa is needed and apply.
      Negative COVID-19 test taken 72 hours before departure required for all travelers.
      Upon arrival restrictions
      🏠Quarantine may be required to permitted arrivals if showing symptoms; officials, business, and short-stay travelers are exempted.
      Iraqi citizens are permitted to return from banned countries and subject to a 14-day quarantine upon arrival.
      😷Masks are required in public spaces and transport.
    Your documents are safe with VisaHQ
    All passports are
    covered for up to
    500

    We take our job seriously. All passports that are submitted to VisaHQ for processing are covered for up to $500 against any loss or damage. If you choose FedEx when applying online, we will even cover your passport in transit to us and from us to you.

    Your peace of mind is our greatest reward

    Find us near you

    To apply for Iraq visa in
    • Washington, DC
      Address
      VisaHQ.com Inc.
      2005 Massachusetts Ave. NW
      Washington, DC 20036-1030
      Phone
      800-345-6541800-345-6541
      Working Hours
      For calls: Mo-Fr, 8:30 am - 8:30 pm ET
      For calls: Mo-Fr, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm ET
    • San Francisco, CA
      Address
      VisaHQ.com Inc.
      870 Market Street
      #888
      San Francisco, CA 94102
      Phone
      800-345-6541800-345-6541
      Working Hours
      For calls: Mo-Fr, 5:30 am - 5:30 pm PT
      For calls: Mo-Fr, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm PT
    • Houston, TX
      Address
      VisaHQ.com Inc.
      A1 Passport & Visa, LLC
      2101 Crawford st
      Suite 109
      Houston, TX 77002
    • Chicago, IL
      Address
      VisaHQ.com Inc.
      Swift Passport Services
      1 E. Erie St
      Suite 525
      Chicago, IL 60611

    Frequently Asked Questions about Iraq visa

        Iraq Embassy list in United States of America

        Iraq Customs

        Import Regulations Export Regulations Health and Security Contact Customs Authorities
            Iraqi Customs contact information
            For further assistance please contact the Iraqi Customs authorities directly. They will provide the latest information about customs regulations and export-import procedures.

            • Address
            • Phone


            For additional information about travel restrictions, security warnings, political updates, and basic travel guidelines, please contact the nearest Iraqi Embassy.

            ×

            Whooops! Server is in the spirit world.
            Please, try again later


            Refresh the page