Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Baghdad – Flight Information, April 1, 2020

Location: Iraq

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

The U.S. Embassy has now e-mailed interested citizens with instructions on how to book flights leaving this week.  If you have not yet contacted the U.S. Embassy about flight availability, please 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.  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.

Information on Flights:

  • You must fill out the form in the link above or email us directly to receive flight information.
  • Flights are not be free.  You will be responsible for booking and paying for all tickets.  Commercial estimates for U.S. destinations are in excess of $3,000 per ticket.
  • If you cannot afford this cost and need a loan, contact us via e-mail immediately.  Loans must be repaid in the United States.
  • Flight destinations are very limited.  Upon arrival to the United States, passengers will be responsible for their own onward arrangements.
  • The Embassy has no control over airline baggage or pet policies.
  • The current suspension on all flights to and from Iraq is in effect until April 11, but please note this could be extended.  If you choose not to depart when flights are made available, please be prepared to shelter in place until commercial flights resume.

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