Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 18 JUN 2019 04:20 Erbil, GMT +3
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 04:20:28

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. 


Minister Falah Mustafa receives incoming Swiss Ambassador Lukas Gasser and his delegation

Fri, 31 May 2019 10:49:07

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received Ambassador Lukas Gasser, Switzerland’s ambassador to Iraq, resident in Amman, and his accompanying delegation on his first visit to the Kurdistan Region.

 

Assistant Head of DFR Siham Mamand meets Czech Consul General to Kurdistan Region

Fri, 31 May 2019 09:03:02

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Ms. Siham Mamand, Assistant Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), had a good exchange of views on May 30th with Mr. Michal Svoboda, Consul General of the Czech Republic in Erbil.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa meets outgoing Belgian Ambassador Hendrik Velde

Thu, 30 May 2019 07:39:19

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received on May 28th Ambassador Hendrik Van de Velde, Belgium’s envoy to Jordan and Iraq, to bid him farewell as his tenure in the region comes to an end.