Iraq visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Iraq

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Iraqi Visa.


  • A Nigerian passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (3.5×4.5 cm in dimension) taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Copy of return flight ticket
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.

Iraq Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Iraq


Iraq is the Arab tourism capital and the second-largest city in the Arab world after Cairo. The country has several pilgrimage sites which makes it a popular religious tourism site. Asides being a top destination for pilgrims, the country has four world heritage sites and the Iraqi Plastic Artists Society where numerous traditional artworks are displayed.
 
Despite the activities of ISIS in Iraq, the country is still a top site for pilgrims. Over 890,000 tourists visit Iraq yearly with a large number of them being pilgrims.
 
Foreigners are expected to obey Islamic laws while in the country and avoid trying to preach your beliefs to Iraqis.  You are not allowed to be in possession of more than $10,000 or its equivalent upon entry to Iraq.

Types of Iraq Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 20 working days 90 days
Business visa 20 working days 180 months

General Requirements for Iraq Visa


  • A Nigerian passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (3.5×4.5 cm in dimension) taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Copy of return flight ticket
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.

Iraq Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

100.00 (USD)

Business visa

100.00 (USD)

Iraq Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

Address: Plot 338, Diplomatic Drive, Cadastral Zone A00, Central Area, Abuja - Nigeria

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Email: mofamission.gov.iq/en/nigeria

Phone: (+234) (0) 802 628 6023

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the currency used in Iraq?

The currency used in Iraq is the Iraqi dinar. The currency code for dinars is IQD, and the currency symbol is د.ع.


Is Iraq close to Iran?
The distance from Iraq to Iran is just 941 kilometers. This air travel distance is equal to 585 miles. If you travel with an airplane (which has average speed of 560 miles) from Iraq to Iran, it takes about 1.04 hours to arrive.

Is Iraq a rich country?

Iraq is one of the most oil-rich countries in the world. Despite this Middle Eastern country’s wealth in oil production and exportation, this affluence has not translated to many Iraqi citizens.


What is the capital of Iraq?
Baghdad is the capital of Iraq and also its largest city.

Is it safe to travel to Iraq?
Travelling to Iraq poses an extreme risk of terrorism and kidnapping.

How can travel to Iraq country?

I don't have current account can I still apply for the Iraq visa??

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I want to apply for a visa?
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10 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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1 week ago

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