Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 22 APR 2019 13:46 Erbil, GMT +3
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:46:49

Citizenship

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) does not grant citizenship.  The federal government of the Republic of Iraq’s General Directorate for Nationality has exclusive authority in regard to the issue of Iraqi citizenship.

According to the Iraqi Constitution, anyone born in Iraq, born to an Iraqi father and/or born to an Iraqi mother is considered an Iraqi citizen and can apply for citizenship. Additionally, it is possible to obtain Iraqi citizenship through marriage.
For more information, please click here to contact the Republic of Iraq Ministry of Interior. 


Republic of Bulgaria intends to upgrade its diplomatic presence in Kurdistan Region

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 06:26:43

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa and Mr Plamen Hristov, Charge D'Affaires of the Embassy of Bulgaria in Iraq, on Thursday 18, April discussed ways to strengthen bilateral ties and expand commercial relations.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa and Dutch delegation focused on institutions, agriculture and food processing in Kurdistan

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:59:10

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on Thursday, April 18 met a delegation from the Kingdom of Netherlands with the aim of furthering cooperation and exchanging views on the current developments and opportunities in Kurdistan.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa welcomes a delegation from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:02:59

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa welcomed a delegation from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KSA) headed by Mr Gregor Jaecke, Head of the Foundation’s Syria and Iraq Office, and discussed research, strategic cooperation and the current political developments in Kurdistan and beyond.