Iraq (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on January 2023.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Allowed but not recommended
Tourist Entry: Allowed but not recommended
Testing: Not required
Quarantine Required: No

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: No
Events: Banned
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Updated January 2023
Due to the country’s instability (terrorism, kidnapping, armed conflicts, and civil unrest), it is not recommended for foreign visitors to travel to the country by any means. Please wait until the situation is under control to ensure your safety.


Detailed Tourist Information

Iraq has its border opened to travellers. However, the current situation does not seem to indicate that the country is safe for foreign visitors. You should plan your security measures ahead before you decide to travel to the country.

All arrivals to Iraq are no longer required to present a PCR test result.


COVID-19 Information