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Health Alert – Iraq (March 26, 2020)
March 26, 2020

Location: Iraq

The Iraqi Ministry of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Iraq.

Due to COVID-19, many travelers worldwide have reported unexpected flight cancellations and limited flight availability.  If your travel has been disrupted, please contact your airline.

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the U.S. Consulate General in Erbil are working to identify options to support U.S. citizens who would like to depart Iraq.  U.S. citizens who would like to depart Iraq on the next available commercial flight opportunity should fill out the form in the link below:

Form for U.S. Citizens in Iraq Requesting Travel Information 

Please do not fill this form out if you have already sent an email to ErbilACS@state.gov or BaghdadACS@state.gov and have received a confirmation email.  Please do not contact the Consulate by phone to confirm your form has been received, we will reply when we have your information.

Please note that the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad remains closed for public services.  U.S. citizens in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region who need emergency services can contact ErbilACS@state.gov.  U.S. citizens elsewhere in Iraq should contact BaghdadACS@state.gov for emergency assistance.

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