Country's border status
Borders are open with some restrictions.
Passengers who have been or arriving from India are not allowed to enter Iraq via Baghdad (BGW), Basra (BSR) or Najaf (NJF). If passengers were transiting via India the may not enter Erbil (EBL) or Sulaymaniyah (ISU).
This rule doesn’t apply to citizens of Iraq.
Citizens of India and Indonesia may not enter Basra (BSR) or Najaf (NJF). Citizens of India may not enter Baghdad (BGW) as well.
Every passenger arriving at Baghdad (BGW), Basra (BSR), Erbil (EBL), Najaf (NJF) or Sulaymaniyah (ISU) must have printed a negative COVID-19 test (PCR) result taken no more than 72 hours before departure from the fist embarkation point. The result must be in Arabic or English. Test results issued by the British NHS will not be accepted.
Children younger than 10 years (12 years in case of travelling to Erbil (EBL) or Sulaymaniyah (ISU)) may not have such test result.
Children under 10 years not having a valid test result and arriving in Baghdad (BGH) will be tested upon arrival on their own expense.
Every passengers not holding a valid COVID-19 test result and arriving in Erbil (EBL) will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival on their own expense. This doesn’t apply to children under 12 years and holders of vaccination certififcate.
Passengers arriving in Erbil (EBL) could be quarantined in a hotel for 14 days.