Canadians who are planning to travel to Bahrain can now get their visa online. If you are not from a visa-exempt country, you need this document to cross the border, but you are no longer required to go to Bahrain’s embassy in order to get one. Instead, you can use iVisa and have your visa delivered via e-mail in as fast as 72 hours.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Canadian passport, do I need a visa to visit Bahrain?
What is a Bahrain eVisa?
The Bahrain eVisa is an official document that you can obtain by applying online and it allows entry into and travel within Bahrain. The eVisa is electronically linked to your passport.
How long can visitors with a Canadian passport stay in Bahrain with an eVisa?
As a Canadian, you will be able to stay in Bahrain for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry. Remember that you only can visit Bahrain for tourism or business, this means that you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
To get started with the very simple process of iVisa, you’ll need to prepare some documents. Here is a list of what you need to provide:
Valid passport – make sure that it is valid and remains to be for at least another six months from your date of departure.
E-mail address – your visa will be sent to you via e-mail, so make sure that you introduce a valid e-mail address you have access to.
Return flight ticket – authorities need some proof that you will return to your state until your visa expires. A return flight ticket provides the assurance needed.
Financial source – financial means is commonly requested at the immigration offices all over the world. You may be required to provide a bank statement or anything else that proves you have the means to support yourself during your trip.
Means of payment – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment such as credit and debit cards or Paypal. Do not forget to double-check the spelling before submitting your application.
How long is the Bahrain eVisa valid?
Your Bahrain eVisa will be valid for 30 days after issued.
What are the processing times and prices?
The visa fee is related to the processing time. You can choose among three options that iVisa puts at your disposal. Here is what you can choose:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 7 days, and the price is USD 114.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 5 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 e-visa in only 72 hours, and you will be charged USD 179.00 (service fees included).
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How long does it take to apply for a Bahrain eVisa?
It will take you less than 10 minutes. You just need to fill in the application form and iVisa does the rest!
How can I apply for a Bahrain eVisa?
The application for a Bahrain eVisa is really easy. It has only 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 a photo upload. 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. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
How many times can I enter to Bahrain with an eVisa?
The Bahrain eVisa allows Multiple Entry.
Do I need to get a Bahrain eVisa for my kids too?
Yes. All foreign citizens require a visa to enter Bahrain, even kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can perfectly apply for friends or family by filling the application form introducing his or here data. Make sure you also have all the required documents (listed above). And if you need to apply for more than one person, just click on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.
Do I need a Bahrain eVisa if I am in transit through Bahrain?
You will need a Bahrain eVisa ONLY if you plan to leave the Bahrain airport. Otherwise, if you stay at the transit lounge, the Bahrain eVisa is not necessary.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
It is important that you double-check the information you fill in the application form before you submit it, but even so, mistakes are always possible. If this is your case, please contact one of our customer service representatives as soon as possible. They will assist you in fixing the problem.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Bahrain eVisa?
Many people think that their personal info is at risk when they put it online because it could get into the wrong hands. However, this is not the case with iVisa since we invest a lot in the security of our database in order to keep your information safe. Here you will find the testimonials of our clients who trust iVisa and are really satisfied with our services.
I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?
If you still have some questions, you can find more info and FAQs here. Alternatively, if you have specific questions you can always contact our customer service representatives, they will be able to help you 24/7.