Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
FRI, 27 APR 2018 01:45 Erbil, GMT +3
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 01:45:09

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. 


EU Military Staff Delegation visit Department of Foreign Relations

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:52:05

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Assistant Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of KRG, Ms. Siham Mamand received the European Union Military Staff  Delegation led by Head of EU Liaison Office in Erbil Ms. Clarisse Pásztory.

 

Senior KRG delegation meet with White House, US Administration and Congressional Officials

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:20:17

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (us.gov.krd) - Senior officials from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) are in the United States to meet with US Administration Officials, Members of Congress, the think tank community, and diplomats in Washington DC and New York.

 

Prime Minister Barzani's Statement at Ground Breaking Ceremony of US Mission Compound

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:30:33

Good morning. I am pleased to be here, with you, today and take part in the announcement of building a new compound for the U.S. Consulate General in the Kurdistan Region. I applaud such a decision and see it as an important step.  I hope that the construction will be completed as planned and on schedule.