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Iraq: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Iraq

This information is provided for customers flying to Iraq from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels. Iraq Currently has a traffic light status of amber. and PCR entry test requirements are listed as: PCR required to enter

Iraq is currently the 31st most popular travel destination from the UK which is down 12 from last month.

Traffic Light Status: amber

Return to UK: Amber Requirements

Passenger Locator Form Required
Pre-departure Test at Destination Required
Hotel Quarantine Not Required
Self-isolation 10 Days
Test to Release On Day 5*
PCR Testing On or before Day 2 after return to UK
Further PCR Testing Day 8

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Iraq Flag
Current Time in Baghdad: 21 Jun 2021 09:38 am
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Currently in Baghdad it is 36°C with clear sky
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 2,023.39 Iraqi Dinar (IQD)
DownDown 12 from last month
Current Travel Popularity: 31/230

Entry Requirements

Tests PCR required to enter (Book Online)
Quarantine If showing symptoms

Additional Restrictions

Mask Required
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.
UK to Iraq

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 1,287,465
New Cases 4,160
Population 41,092,142
Last Updated 21 Jun 2021 06:30am

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Iraq has closed its borders again, and many domestic restrictions are still in place.

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 may be required to self-quarantine if showing symptoms. 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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