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Powers of Attorney (Bryakari)

Powers of Attorney (Bryakari)

A distinction is made between general powers of attorney and specific powers of attorney.

A general power of attorney gives a person the power to take decisions for another person with regard to their affairs in the Kurdistan Region.

In order to issue a general power of attorney, please provide the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation with the following:

  • A recent passport size photo
  • Identification document (Iraqi passport, Iraqi citizenship or Iraqi ID card)
  • Full name of the person you want to give power to act on your behalf

Cancellation of General Powers of Attorney:

In order to cancel a general power of attorney, please bring the following documents in person to the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation:

  • Identification document (Iraqi passport, Iraqi citizenship or Iraqi ID card)
  • Copy of the original power of attorney document that is to be cancelled

Please note that we can only cancel documents that were issued by the Austrian KRG representation.

 

A specific power of attorney allows a person to take decisions for another person with regard to one specific affair in the Kurdistan Region. Specific powers of attorney can be used to apply for pension, receiving divorce and marriage certificates, as well as for buying and selling vehicles or properties (land, houses, or businesses).

In order to obtain a specific power of attorney, please bring the following documents in person to the Kurdistan Regional Government-Iraq Representation:

  • A recent passport size photo
  • Identification document (Iraqi passport, Iraqi citizenship or Iraqi ID card)
  • Full name of the person you want to give power to act on your behalf

And the following additional documents for:

  • Divorces: spouse’s full name and date of birth
  • Marriage certificates: spouse’s full name and date of birth, recent HIV-AIDS test
  • Buying and selling vehicles: copy of the vehicle registration certificate
  • Buying and selling property: property number as on the deed

Please note that a specific power of attorney is only valid for one year and can only be used for the purpose issued.

Please take notice of our hours of acceptance:

Monday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Wednesday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm and 1:00 pm – 3.00 pm

Other hours for acceptance are only granted in exceptional cases and with prior telephonic or written appointment.

The processing of document authentication takes 2-3 working days.