Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 19 JUN 2018 15:37 Erbil, GMT +3
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:37:25

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. 


UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie thanks KRG for support to Syrian refugees

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 18:40:24

The UNHCR Special Envoy, Angelina Jolie, along with UNCHR’s senior team in Iraq, visits Erbil and is received by H.E. Safin Dizayee, the KRG’s Spokesperson and the chief of staff of the KRG’s Prime Minister.

 

Romania to further strengthen relations with the Kurdistan Region

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:16:30

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Siham Jabali Mamand, Assistant Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of Kurdistan Regional Government, received Iacob Prada, Romanian Ambassador to Iraq to discuss bilateral relations between the two sides, and emphasized the means of promoting mutual co-operation and reviewed the latest political developments in the region.

 

Outgoing Hungarian Consul General bids farewell to Kurdistan Region

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 09:30:01

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – The Consulate General of Hungary to Kurdistan Region, Csaba Vezekényi, paid a farewell visit to KRG Department of Foreign Relations and was received by Siham Jabali Mamand, Assistant Head of DFR.