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 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 your arrival in order to avoid all the complicated ordeal at the airport. You can apply online with us.
What is a Bahrain eVisa?
The Bahrain eVisa is an official document electronically linked to your passport allowing you to enter and travel within Bahrain.
How long can I stay in Bahrain with an eVisa?
Visitors carrying a Bahrain eVisa can enter to the country for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry. All visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, this means you CANNOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
There is a short list of documents that you need to gather to apply online using iVisa. It is probable that you already have everything you need:
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)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Proof of Accommodation
Most recent 3 months bank statements
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Justification Letter (if applicable)
How long is the Bahrain eVisa valid?
The Bahrain eVisa is valid 30 days after issued. 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 – your visa application is processed within 7 Business Days, and the price is USD 114.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 5 Business Days, and the total price of it is USD 144.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your Bahrain visa in only 3 Business Days, and you will be charged USD 179.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How long does it take to apply for a Bahrain eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes. That is the time that will take you to fill in the application form and that's all! iVisa will take care of the rest.
How can I apply for a Bahrain eVisa?
The application for a Bahrain eVisa is really easy. It only has three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and uploading your photo. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start your application. After you are done, submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance with filling out your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
How many times can I enter Bahrain with an eVisa?
The Bahrain eVisa allows you to have Multiple Entry.
Do I need to get a Bahrain eVisa for my kids too?
Yes. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Bahrain require a visa, even kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can easily apply for friends or family. Just make sure to have 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. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.
Do I need an eVisa if I am in transit through Bahrain?
You require a Bahrain eVisa ONLY if you plan to leave the Bahrain airport. If you are only in transit, you will not need the eVisa.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
You will be notified via email as soon as the Bahrain government approves your visa.
What does the Bahrain eVisa look like?
This is what it looks like:
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you make a mistake in your application please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible to assist you.
Your Bahrain eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you CANNOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Bahrain eVisa?
iVisa provides maximum safety and confidentiality of your personal data. We invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check the testimonials of hundreds of satisfied customers here.