International and domestic flight operations to Baghdad, Basra, Al Najaf Al Ashraf, Erbil, and Sulaymaniyah international airport have resumed.
Although issuing visas on arrival for tourists has been suspended, Iraqis with Iranian spouses and their children, Iraqis residing in Iran or those seeking medical treatment in Iran, as well as students and businessmen can travel to the country.
Passengers will also undergo a medical examination and thermal screening on arrival.
They must wear face masks at all times during the flight and at the airport terminal, as well as adhere to the health protocols of maintaining social distance and disinfecting hands regularly.
Those traveling to Basra or Baghdad must carry a health certificate stating they have had a negative PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours before their flight.
Those traveling to Erbil or Sulaymaniyah that don’t carry a health certificate stating a negative PCR test result taken no later than 48 hours before arrival will undergo a medical test at their own expense.
Passengers arriving in Erbil or Sulaymaniyah must complete a ‘Pledge Form’ on arrival.
Crew members arriving in Erbil or Sulaymaniyah must self-isolate at their hotel until their next flight.
There will be quarantine areas provided within the airport for people suspected of having COVID-19.
The disembarkation process should be carried out gradually and the ground handling crew will disinfect all baggage on arrival.
For support with your flight operations to Iraq, contact UAS