Visa policy of Iraq

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Visa policy of Iraq
  Visa-free access at Baghdad (unlimited), Erbil and Sulaimaniyah (max. 15 days) airports
  Visa on arrival at Basra or Najaf airports
  Visa-free access at Erbil or Sulaimaniyah airports (up to 30 days)
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Entry and exit stamps.

In accordance with the law, citizens of all countries require a visa to visit Iraq.[1] All visitors, except those arriving at Basra or Iraqi Kurdistan, must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Only the citizens of  Turkey may enter Iraq without a visa and only if arriving at Baghdad International Airport, directly from Turkey or (for max. 15 days) at Erbil and Sulaimaniyah. They can also obtain a visa on arrival at Al Najaf International Airport.[2] Additionally nationals of Kuwait holding diplomatic or service passports and nationals of China holding diplomatic passports are also visa exempt.

Nationals of  Bahrain and  Saudi Arabia can obtain a visa on arrival at Basra International Airport and Al Najaf International Airport.[3][4]

According to Amir Taheri, Iraq plans to sign a freedom of movement agreement with Iran.[5]

Iraqi Kurdistan[edit]

Visitors to Iraqi Kurdistan arriving through the Erbil International Airport or Sulaimaniyah International Airport may enter visa-free for up to 30 days (unless otherwise noted) if being holders of one of the following passports: [6]

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