Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 14 JUL 2020 12:49 Erbil, GMT +3
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:49:09

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. 


Department of Foreign Relations extends deepest condolences on the passing of Egypt’s Consul in the Kurdistan Region

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 20:13:39

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq DFR.GOV.KRD) –  The Egypt’s Foreign Ministry announced today that the Egyptian Consul in the Kurdistan Region, Ambassador Ahmed Jihad Hares, died due to illness in the capital, Cairo.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee holds virtual meeting with KRG Representatives abroad on latest developments and relations with international community

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 10:30:30

Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), on 25th June held a virtual meeting with the KRG’s representatives abroad, to discuss the latest political, economic, humanitarian and health developments in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and the wider the region.

 

KRG officials participate in U.S. Chamber event focusing on business opportunities in Kurdistan

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 20:22:53

The Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the United States took part in a virtual event highlighting the business outlook and opportunities in the Kurdistan Region, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's US-Iraq d Council on Monday, June 21.