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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in line with the WHO guidelines, VisaHQ will be taking the necessary steps to protect our employees as well as the well-being of our customers. We have made the decision to limit our hours of operation. If you wish to drop off or collect documents at our office, you will be able to do so by coordinating with our team by messaging us or dialing our local support lines. We appreciate your understanding in this matter and we thank you for your cooperation on behalf of VisaHQ and its employees.
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A visa is required for this destination.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

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.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

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.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

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.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

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.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

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.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

Select the type of Iraq Tourist visa application:

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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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 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
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