• MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine14 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: May 6, 2021
Reviewed: May 6, 2021
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Iraq has closed its borders again, and many domestic restrictions are still in place.

Iraq is under 10 days lockdown starting 5th May.

Can I travel to Iraq?

  • Iraq has closed its borders to travelers again, and only citizens and residents may enter.
  • All flights from India are suspended.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Iraq?

Permitted arrivals to Iraq are required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Officials, business, and short-stay travelers are exempted.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Iraq?

All arrivals to Iraq must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.

Is public transportation open in Iraq?

Public transportation in Iraq is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Iraq?

Restaurants and bars in Iraq are open.

Are businesses and attractions open in Iraq?

  • Most businesses are open but must adhere to safe social distancing rules.
  • A nightly curfew is in place from 20:00 to 5:00 during Sundays to Thursdays, and total curfew during Fridays and Saturdays.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Iraq?

Wearing a face mask is required in public spaces.


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