Visitors wishing to extend their stay in the Kurdistan Region beyond a three month period must apply for a Card of Residence.
Below is a general outline of the requirements for obtaining a residency card for an extended stay in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq:
Pictures and blood tests are performed at the KRG Directorate of Residency offices. The fee is 36,000 Iraqi Dinars, and the process usually takes approximately 2-3 hours.
KRG Directorates of Residency in the Region:
DIRECTORATES OF RESIDENCY
For more information and more detailed instructions on the process, please contact the KRG Ministry of Interior directly. http://erbilresidency.com/