Based on the policy that earning research freely available, Basrah Journal of Surgery  provides instantaneous open access to its content. Full-text access to scientific articles of the journal is presented on the official website.

This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. The licensing policy is consistent with the open access and archiving policies. 

The journal is an open access journal, which means all its content is freely available without charge to the user and belonged institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author as long as they cite the source. The Journal is  indexed in DOAJ and is  licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0) Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License