Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 20 AUG 2019 19:50 Erbil, GMT +3
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:50:53

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. 


Head of DFR and Germany’s Consul General discuss mechanism for strengthening bilateral relations

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:48:37

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee on 7th July met Germany’s Consul General Ms. Barbara Wolf and her delegation. Ms. Wolf introduced the new German Deputy Consul General Mr. Sven Krauspe, and they explored ways to strengthen the partnership between both countries.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee receives new Iranian Consul General in Erbil

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 19:17:10

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations met on Monday 5th August Mr Nasrollah Rashnoudi, the new Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Kurdistan Region and his delegation.

 

Palestinian Consul General to Kurdistan Region visits DFR

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 13:20:00

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Palestinian Consul General, Ambassador Nazmi Hazuri to Kurdistan Region on Monday visited KRG Department of Foreign Relations and was received by Head of DFR, Minister Safeen Dizayee.