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A valid passport and business visa are required to travel to Iraq.
Send these documents to Travisa
Original passport and one color photocopy of information page. The passport must be signed, valid for 6 months beyond stay and with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
Iraqi Visa Application Form:
One signed Iraq visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Iraq visa application forms may delay the processing of your Iraq visa.
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.
OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
Official Invitation from Iraq:
For Los Angeles jurisdiction only:An official invitation/visa approval notification issued by the inviting Iraqi Ministry (this document can be a copy) or a copy of the signed business agreement between the U.S. company and the Iraqi authority in Iraq.
Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in host country. To generate the Iraq Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
HIV test results are required upon arrival to Iraq. Test results must be certified from the Consulate Section of the Iraq Embassy in Washington, DC and taken within 30 days of intended travel date.
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Click here for Iraq Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times
Iraq Visa Validity:
Visas are valid for 3 months and may be extended in Iraq.
Iraqi Visa Processing Time:
Iraq visas are usually processed once approval is received from the Iraq Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Processing time will vary depending on when the approval is received by the consulate, this can take 3 to 4 weeks or longer. Once approval is received, visas are issued within 2 to 4 business days.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Iraq
The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).
In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).
Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.
A valid passport and tourist visa are required to travel to Iraq.
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets. A signed letter on the travel agency's letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be acceptable.
A valid passport and visa are required to transit this destination.
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph in color, front view and with a plain/white background.
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
A copy of onward destination visas (if applicable).
Visas are usually valid for three months and can be extended in Iraq.
A valid passport and visa are required for missionary travel to Iraq.
Original passport and one photocopy of passport information and signature page. The passport must be signed, valid for 6 months beyond stay in Iraq, with at least one blank passport page available for Iraq visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Iraq visas.
One original Iraqi visa application form, properly completed and signed, plus one copy. An improperly completed Iraq visa application may delay the processing of your missionary visa.
Two recent 2 x 2 passport photographs in color, front view with a plain/white background.
A letter of intent outlining the applicant's purpose of travel to Iraq, the length of intended stay in Iraq, name of places to be visited, contact information in Iraq, and accommodation information.
Letter Of Invitation from Iraq:
An original letter of invitation from the host sponsor in Iraq explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to Iraq. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and host's name and contact information.
Approval must be received from the government in Iraq in order for this visa to be issued. Processing time will vary depending on when the approval is received by the consulate.
Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
Send documents to:
Travisa - Los Angeles
6222 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (323) 932-7300
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166
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