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Iraq

 

Direct Submission To The Ministry of Interior in Baghdad, Iraq
Visa Application Process

 

Passport

You must provide your: 

  • Actual signed passport. 
  • Including two color copies of the personal information page of your passport. 

Your passport must:

  • Be valid for the next six months.
  • Have at least one blank visa page (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement).
  • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way.

 

Visa Application Form

You must provide one fully completed copy of the visa application form.

The application form must:

  • Include answers for all fields.
  • Display your full name as it appears in your passport.
  • Be signed.

Photographs

You must provide photographs. 

Alternatively, you may provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following strict criteria: 

  • Taken within the last three months against an all-white background.
  • Printed on high-quality photo paper; be identical.

 

Business Cover Letter 

You are required to provide a business cover letter from your U.S.-based company.

 

Government Cover Letter

You are required to provide a government cover letter from your government contracting office.

 

Government Contract

You are required to provide a copy of your company’s contract with the US government.

Submit only those pages that:

  • State contract number.
  • State period of performance.
  • Be signed.

 

Letter of Authorization (LOA)

You must provide one copy of your Letter of Authorization.

 

Proof of State Residency

You must provide a copy of your valid driver’s license or a state issued photo ID. 

The document must:

  • Display your name as it appears on your passport.
  • Display your current residence address as you have provided on your visa application.

 

Medical Reports

 

You must provide a copy of your lab results for the following:

  • COVID-19

 

Tracking Number

You must mail your application package with a return label to:

Vanguard Business Solutions

8200 Greensboro Drive  STE 900

McLean, VA  22102


Attention: Adel Mohammed

 
 

Please take into account any consular closings that could impact how much time you will need to get your travel documents processed and returned to you prior to your trip.

 

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