Health Alert – Iraq – March 29, 2020

Location: Iraq

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

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the U.S. Consulate General in Erbil are both open, staffed, and working to identify options to support U.S. citizens who would like to depart Iraq.  Flights may be available this week.  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 or and have received a confirmation email.  Fill out the form only once.  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  U.S. citizens elsewhere in Iraq should contact for emergency assistance.

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