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Iraq VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR Botswana CITIZENS IN 2021

Last Updated March 22, 2020 SOURCES

Citizens of Botswana must get a visa to visit Iraq as tourist.

Key Things to Know

Visa Exemptions

Passengers with a signed and stamped letter issued by the Ministry of Interior of Iraq if arriving at Baghdad (BGW), Basra (BSR) or Najaf (NJF).

Passengers with a visa issued by the Ministry of Interior of the Kurdistan Regional Government if arriving at Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU). This must be considered as a visa even if E-VISA is written on it.

Passengers arriving at Baghdad (BGW), Basra (BSR), Erbil (EBL), Najaf (NJF) or Sulaymaniyah (ISU) with a birth certificate issued by Iraq. The name on the birth certificate must be the same as stated on the passport or other document accepted for entry.

Passengers arriving at Baghdad (BGW), Basra (BSR) or Najaf (NJF) with a Civil ID, an ID Certificate or a national ID card issued by Iraq. The name on the Iraqi document must be the same as stated on the passport or other document accepted for entry.

Passengers arriving at Baghdad (BGW), Basra (BSR) or Najaf (NJF) with an expired passport issued by Iraq.

Entry and Transit Restrictions

Passengers who have been in Iran on or after 1 January 2020 are not allowed to enter via Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

Passengers who have been in Bahrain, China (People’s Rep.), France, Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Japan, Korea Rep., Kuwait, Macao (SAR China), Singapore, Spain or Thailand, in the last 30 days are not allowed to enter via Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

Passengers with a handwritten passport are not allowed to enter.

How to get Iraq visa by yourself

Photo Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Botswana passport holders need a visa to visit Iraq?

Citizens of Botswana must get a Visa to visit Iraq as tourist.