Iraq coronavirus travel restrictions

Iraq

The travel advice is Do not travel to Iraq. Travel advice has Moderate for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Iraq. Iraq is part of Asia with main city at Baghdad. Its Developing country with a population of 38M people. The main currency is Iraqi Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic and Kurdish.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 38M people

🚨 Travel Advice for Iraq

Moderate

restrictions for travel

Travel to Iraq is partially allowed from Western Sahara. Measures in place: test/medical certificate required and other medical measures #### Test/medical certificate required Poof of a negative PCR test, written in Arabic or English and taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on arrival. #### Other medical measures All travelers are subject to health screening and those displaying symptoms of COVID-19 may be required to enter quarantine. A 'Pledge Form' must be completed on arrival at some airports. For more details [United States embassy for Iraq](https://iq.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/)

Travel restriction details for Iraq

🚫 Destination No quarantine
🛬 Return No Data
🏖️ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
🛍️ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
📅 events Banned

🔒 Lockdown Details for Iraq

The Government of Iraq imposed a full curfew on Fridays and Saturdays with a modified curfew 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM Sunday through Thursday. Iraqi security forces, ministry of health staff, service departments, bakeries, grocery stores, and pharmacies are exempted from the full curfew. Curfew and mandatory mask-wearing are being strictly enforced. Violators may be subject to fines and detention. Except for medical school seniors, all in-person class at schools, colleagues, private and public universities, and other educational institutions will be conducted online until further notice. Government departments are permitted to resume working, with 50% general staffing and 25% for pregnant employees and those caring for children under 6 years of age.

🛡️ Travel safety for Iraq

Do not travel

The security situation throughout Iraq remains volatile. If you intend to travel to Iraq despite our advice, consult your airline before travelling and check travel restrictions. Due to the volatile security environment and the ongoing threat of kidnappings, we advise you to leave Iraq as soon as you are able to do so. If you're staying in Iraq, be alert and check media for updates on new threats. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, due to: the volatile security situation and very high risk of violence, armed conflict, kidnapping and terrorist attack the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

Last updated: May 15, 2021

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