Travel restrictions to Iraq

Last updated: 13 April 2022

Who can travel?

  • Open to citizens and residents of Iraq
  • Open to citizens and residents* of the United Arab Emirates
  • Open to all visitors subject to meeting the entry requirements

*Subject to entry requirements.

Iraq Covid Travel Restrictions

Documents needed for travelling

  • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience, Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP), Sinovac and Sputnik V; OR
  • a negative COVID-19 PCR test result certificate issued at most 72 hours prior to departure of the first flight of their itinerary. The test certificate must be in Arabic or English.
  • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

PCR test required for travelling to Iran

  • Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine.

Passengers travelling to or transiting through Basra must have:

  • Passengers travelling to Basra must complete and have a printed copy of an Undertaking form prior to arrival.

Transiting via Dubai

  • If you have a connecting flight from Dubai (DXB) with another airline, please check the entry requirements of the destination you are travelling to on the onward carrier's website.

Please Note:

The above requirements are provided by a third-party source and subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.

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