The 1964–65 Iraq Central FA First Division was the 17th season of the Iraq Central FA League (the top division of football in Baghdad and its neighbouring cities from 1948 to 1973). Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab won the league title for the third time. Prior to the season, Al-Firqa Al-Khamisa won promotion by beating Shortat Al-Najda 2–0 to claim the second division title.
|Champions||Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab|
|Top goalscorer||Shaker Ismail|
Aliyat Al-Shorta player Shaker Ismail was the league's top scorer with seven goals. As champions and runners-up, Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab and Aliyat Al-Shorta competed for the 1965 Iraq Central FA Perseverance Cup on 4 June at Al-Kashafa Stadium and Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab won 1–0 after extra time with a goal by Qais Hameed to win the cup.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GAv||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab||7||5||1||1||14||8||1.750||11||League Champions|
|7||Al-Sikak Al-Hadeed||7||0||1||6||4||18||0.222||1||Relegated to Iraq Central FA Second Division|
|Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab|