When planning a trip to Bahrain, you want to make sure you are aware of everything you need to gain access to the country. Luckily, there are now online visa processing services which can handle the details for you. iVisa offers electronic Visas to Bahrain, you can apply online from your home and it's really simple!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I need a visa if I want to visit Bahrain?
It depends on your nationality. You can check if you are eligible for an eVisa using our Visa Checker, just put in your country of origin, choose Bahrain as your destination and the information you need will appear.
If you are eligible, you can also get your Bahrain eVisa on arrival and pay the fee at the point of entry. However, it is advisable to get your visa before you arrive to avoid all the complicated ordeal at the airport. You can apply online with us.
What is a Bahrain eVisa document?
It is an official document electronically linked to your passport, by the authorities, that allows you to enter and travel within Bahrain.
How long can I stay in Bahrain with this document?
Visitors carrying a Bahrain eVisa can enter to the country for a maximum time of 30 days Per Entry. All visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, this means you CANNOT get any employment or work.
What are the required documents?
There is a shortlist of documents that you need to gather to apply online using iVisa. Probably, you already have everything:
Passport Personal Details Scan Airline Confirmation Proof of Accommodation Most recent 3 months bank statements Last Page of Passport (if applicable) Justification Letter (if applicable) GCC Residence Permit (if applicable) Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. Only one image if needed per order. (if applicable) Work Certificate (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Proof of Accommodation
Most recent 3 months bank statements
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Justification Letter (if applicable)
GCC Residence Permit (if applicable)
Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. Only one image if needed per order. (if applicable)
Work Certificate (if applicable)
How long is the Bahrain eVisa validity?
The Bahrain eVisa is valid 30 days after issued and it must be used within 30 days after issued, or it will become invalid.
What are the processing times and prices?
iVisa have three processing times that fit every need and every wallet. Here are our options and the cost for each of them:
Standard processing time – your application is processed within 7 Business Days, and the cost is USD 114.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing time – your visa will be ready in 5 Business Days, and the price is USD 144.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing time – this definitely the fastest option. You will obatin your Bahrain evisa in only 3 Business Days and the cost USD 179.00 (service fees included).
Click here to begin with the application.
How long is the application process of a Bahrain eVisa?
In less than 10 minutes it can be completed. That is the time that will take you to fill the application form. That's all! iVisa will take care of all the following steps.
How can I apply for a Bahrain eVisa?
The application for a Bahrain eVisa is really easy. It only has three steps:
In the first step, you just need to fill the form with your general information and also select the processing time.
In the second step, you need to review the previous step and make the payment remember to revise the information you provide carefully, one mistake may invalid the application.
Finally you need to answer a questionnaire and upload your photo. At this point, you need to upload your passport scan. There is a possibility to upload other documents, it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here and start your application. Once you complete it, submit the application form and just wait for your visa to arrive. If you need assistance with filling out the application, iVisa's support service is available for you 24/7, they are pleased to guide you, do not hesitate to call them if needed.
How many entries Bahrain eVisa allows me?
Luckily the Bahrain eVisa allows you Multiple Entry.
Is it necessary to get a Bahrain eVisa for my kids too?
Sure, foreign citizens wishing to travel to Bahrain require a visa, including kids.
How can I make an application for my family or friends?
You can do it easily. Just make sure to meet all the required documents (see the section above). If you are applying for only one friend or family member, just apply here introducing his or her information. If you have to apply for more than one person, you can do it by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’, you can find it in the application form. After it, you can complete all the data required.
if I am in transit through Bahrain, is it necessary to get an eVisa ?
A Bahrain eVisa is ONLY require if you leave the Bahrain airport. If you are only in transit, you will not need the eVisa.
How can I know if my visa is approved?
Don't worry, you will be notified by email as soon as Bahrain authorities approve your visa.
What does the Bahrain eVisa look like?
This is what it looks like:
if I make a mistake in my application what can I do?
If you make a mistake in your application please contact iVisa's customer service representatives ASAP to assist you.
The Bahrain eVisa is linked to your passport number, if it is already submitted, then you CANNOT modify it and you will have to make the application again. Do not worry, we will NOT charge you another service fee.
How safe is ussing iVisa to get my Bahrain eVisa?
iVisa provides maximum safety and confidentiality of your personal data. We invest a lot of resources in the security of our database to protect your personal information. You can check all the testimonials of hundreds of satisfied customers here.