Iraqi Kurdistan is a relatively easy place to visit for many nationalities in terms of obtaining a visa. Obtaining a visa depends on your citizenship or the country of the passport you travel with.
List of countries whose citizens can obtain an entry visa (30 days) on arrival in Kurdistan Region:
AMERICA: United States, Canada, Brazil.
ASIA: Turkey, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Qatar, South Korea, United Arab.
AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND
EUROPE: Austria, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, United Kingdom, San Marino, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden.
Other nationalities :
Citizens with nationality of a country other than those mentioned above, for obtaining a visa entry into the Kurdistan Region, must forward the request to the nearest KRG Representation Office (KRG Representations List)
Documentation requested to obtain the visa:
1. Passport or equivalent document
2. Residency permit (for foreign citizens which live in Italy)
3. Identity card
4. ID number
5. N. 2 photos
Travel Document :
For those in possession of a travel document, will be considered the country of origin and not the country where the document was issued.
For Turkish and Iranian citizens, even if in possession of travel document from another country, do not need to apply for a visa to the KRG Representation, but they will take it directly at the entrance to the Region.
NB: It is necessary to apply for a visa to the KRG Representation of competence present in your country. If not , visa can be requested from the nearest geographically KRG Representation.
For other information concerning visas:
Representation Office of Kurdistan Regional Government in Italy
Via G. Carissimi, 37
00198, Rome, Italy
Tel./Fax: +39 06 85356943
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org