Iraqi Nationality Law
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Iraqi Nationality Law
Iraqi Citizenship Act
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Parliament of Iraq
  • An Act relating to Iraqi citizenship
Enacted byGovernment of Iraq
Status: Current legislation

Iraqi nationality is transmitted by one's parents.[1]


The first nationality law was passed in 1924, and that year, on 6 August, all people within the bounds of Iraqi jurisdiction automatically acquired Iraqi citizenship.[2][] According to Zainab Saleh, "The 1924 Iraqi Nationality Law and its amendments bring to light the haunted origins of Arab nationalism" by defining Iraqis of Persian descent as second-class citizens.[3]

Dual citizenship

Iraq recognizes dual nationality.

Travel freedom

Visa requirements for Iraqi citizens

In 2016, Iraqi citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 30 countries and territories. Thus, the Iraqi passport ranks 102nd in the world, according to the Visa Restrictions Index.

See also


  1. ^ Page 7, Article 18 "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-11-28. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Refworld | Law No. (46) of 1963 - Iraqi Nationality". Refworld. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Saleh, Zainab (2013). "ON IRAQI NATIONALITY: LAW, CITIZENSHIP, AND EXCLUSION". The Arab Studies Journal. 21 (1): 48-78. ISSN 1083-4753.

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