The Laissez-Passer is valid for 6 months from the date of issuance. The bearer has the right to enter Iraq once and the Consul at the mission is permitted, if necessary, to add other countries and accompanying persons. It is granted in the following cases: –
1. When the citizen loses his/her/her passport and is willing to return to Iraq.
2. In case of withdrawing a citizen’s passport and wanting to return to Iraq.
3. In the case of deporting an indigent person to Iraq.
4 . In case a foreigner enters Iraq from an unknown destination or bears a nationality of a state that has no representation in Iraq and wants to travel to his/her state or a state that accepts him.
Documents relied upon to prove in regards to paragraph (1) above
A. national Identity Card.
B. Citizenship Certificate.
C. Copy of a valid passport.
The citizen fills a form containing information about his/her name, birth date, place of residence, and former passport number if any, his/her address in Iraq with the names and addresses of people he knows.
Procedures for the issuance Passport Laissez
1. The information is written in the record issuance of the passport Laissez, appendix No. 1, as well as a photo of the citizen in addition to indicating the documents on which the issuance of the passport counted.
2. The information and photo of the citizen and accompanying citizens are put in the passport; the photos are stamped with the Consulate stamp.
3. Writing the passport number and date of issuance and expiry (which usually is limited to six months).
4. Notes on the visas page are put as follows: We have issued this passport for the loss of the passport of the holder to enable him to return to Iraq.
5. The passport is signed by the Consul and stamped by the consular stamp, the name of the Consul is written in both languages.
1 – This passport is used for a single trip, to return to Iraq, and is delivered at the point of entry into the Iraqi territories.
2 – It is necessary to write the reason for granting the passport in one of its pages and send a telegram to the Consular Department with the passport number and date of issuance and the border point through which the citizen wishes to enter to inform the concerned authorities on time.’