U.S. Citizen Services

“As of January 1, 2020, all consular services are suspended at Embassy Baghdad.  The U.S. government urges all U.S. citizens to heed the January 2020 Travel Advisory and depart Iraq immediately via commercial airlines.  U.S. citizens requiring emergency services should contact Consulate General Erbil at ErbilACS@state.gov.  For further information about U.S. citizen services in Erbil or to schedule an appointment, please click here.  Immigrant visa petitions can be transferred from Baghdad to a different U.S. embassy or consulate.  Immigrant visa applicants and petitioners should contact NVC at https://nvc.state.gov/inquiry for additional instructions.  Consulate General Erbil is not accepting immigrant visa applications at this time.”

Welcome to the American Citizen Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.

If you have an emergency (death, serious injury, abduction, or imminent threat to safety), please click here.

As a result of the attack on the Embassy in Baghdad in December 2019 and the global pandemic, American Citizen Services are available only on an emergency basis in Erbil.

Alerts and Messages

COVID-19 Information
See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Iraq.