2.3.6 Iraq Border Crossing of Trebil


The Terbil border crossing is located between Iraq and Jorden near the Iraqi town of Trebil west of Anbar, and it is about 575 km (357 miles) from the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, is also known as the Karama border crossing from the Jordanian side. The border was recently reopened after being closed for over two years due to security concerns.

Border Crossing Location and Contact

Name of Border Crossing

Iraq: Terbil
Jorden: Karama

Province or District


Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing

Ramadi (433 km)





Managing Authority / Agency

Iraqi Government, Council of Ministers, Border Port Authority.

Iraqi Government, Ministry of Finance, Directorate of Customs.

Contact Person

Mr. Farid Nafeh, Customs Manager - 009647906961049

Travel Times
Nearest International Airport

Baghdad International Airport (560 km)

Truck Travel Time: 8 hours

Car Travel time: 5 hours, 18 mins

Nearest Port

Umm Qasr Port (1,094 km)

Truck Travel Time: 24 hours

Car Travel time: 10 hours

Nearest location with functioning wholesale markets, or with significant manufacturing or production capacity

Ramadi (433 km)

Truck Travel Time: 6 hours

Car Travel time: 4 hours

Other Information



Hours of Operation


24 hours/2 shifts


24 hours/2 shifts


24 hours/2 shifts


24 hours/2 shifts


24 hours/2 shifts


24 hours/2 shifts


24 hours/2 shifts

National Holidays

24 hours/2 shifts

Seasonal Constraints


Border Crossing Picture


Daily Capacity

At present and under normal circumstances, Trebil has a total daily capacity that can handle approximately 2,000 trucks for both import and export operations. As for the import activities the border crossing has parking area that lots up to 2,000 trucks of different types. There is no storage facilities at the border area, but warehouses can be found outside the border area in Ramadi city.

Customs Clearance

For more information on customs in Iraq, please see the following link: 1.3 Customs Information. 

Other Relevant Information

There are customs clearing companies/customs brokers at Trebil border crossing who can clear all items in addition to offering handling, transportation and storage services.

For more information on government contact details, please see the following link: 4.1 Government Contact List.

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