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Country Specific Information for Iraq

The Country Specific Information sheet for Iraq provides contact information for Embassy Baghdad, Consulates General Basrah and Erbil, and Consulate Kirkuk; information on threats to safety and security; entry and exit requirements for Iraq; crime information; and medical facilities and health information. This is a good place to start learning about where you are going.

Travel Warning for Iraq

Travel Warnings are issued when long-term, protracted conditions make a country dangerous or unstable, leading the State Department to recommend that Americans avoid or consider the risk of travel to that country.  Please review the Travel Warning for Iraq.

Messages for U.S. Citizens

Emergency, Security, and Routine messages provide important information for U.S. citizens traveling to and/or living in Iraq.  Please review the latest messages for Iraq.

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