Visa

The citizens of the countries below do not need visa to enter Kurdistan region, they can obtain it on arrival. The entry permission would be for one month. If they want to extend it, they need to visit the residency offices in Kurdistan Region.

The countries that are exempted from applying for visa in advance are:

(United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Holland, Denmark, Republic of Ireland, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Austria, Finland, Cyprus, Czech, Slovakia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Canada, Australia, Japan, USA, Brazil, South Korea, New Zealand, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE, Turkey and Iran).  

The citizens of the rest of the countries must apply for visa in advance before travelling to Kurdistan Region. The UK travel documents holders of the rest of the countries must also apply for visa before travelling to Kurdistan Region.

Visa requirements:

·         A colour copy of the passport or the travel document

·         A photograph

·         The name, address and the telephone number of the person that the claimant stays with during his visit to Kurdistan Region, or the name, address and telephone number of the hotel used while in Kurdistan Region.

·         Flight tickets

·         The fee is £10

You can download Visa application by clicking on (Visa Application Form

For more information please contact our visa team on + 44 2039279870 or uk@gov.krd