Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 29 JAN 2020 09:21 Erbil, GMT +3
Wed, 29 Jan 2020 09:21:51


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 Safeen Dizayee Attends India’s 71st Republic Day reception in Erbil

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:37:07

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – On India’s 71st Republic Day, Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, attended a celebratory reception hosted by the Indian Consulate General in the Kurdistan Region.


Minister Safeen Dizayee Meets Russian Federation Consul General Mr. Oleg Levin

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:48:09

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, received Mr Oleg Levin, Consul General of the Russian Federation in the Kurdistan Region, on Sunday 26th January.


Prime Minister Masrour Barzani extends condolences to victims of earthquake in Turkey

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 11:54:29

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today spoke by telephone with the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, following Friday’s earthquake.