Travel Information

Dominica citizens travelling to Iraq

Citizens of Dominica that are travelling to Iraq need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Iraq

🚨 some unsafe neighbourhoods
🐌 Below average wifi
🤝 friendly locals
mild weather
❄️ cold weather
conflict area
ancient remnants

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is IQD.

1 XOF = 2.003127 IQD

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $5.01 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

Iraq has confirmed a number of cases of COVID-19. It has implemented enhanced screening and entry restrictions. With the volatile security environment and the ongoing threat of kidnappings, we advise you to leave Iraq if it is safe to do so. If you are in Iraq despite our advice, be alert and check media for updates on new threats. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, due to the volatile security situation and very high risk of violence, armed conflict, kidnapping and terrorist attack.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Iraq. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.57 / 5)
Safety (0.25 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.41 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$41.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$5.01 USD

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