Applying for an online visa is now available for Chinese Citizens who have plans of going to Bahrain for their next trip. Since the visa is one of the documents you need to have to cross the border if you are not from a visa-exempt country, now 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 Chinese passport, do I need a visa to visit Bahrain?
What is a Bahrain eVisa?
The Bahrain eVisa is an official document that allows the entry and travel in Bahrain and it is linked to your passport electronically
How long can visitors with a Chinese passport stay in Bahrain with an eVisa?
Chineses visitors with a Bahrain eVisa will be able to enter to the country for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry. Remember that this type of visa is limited to business or tourism, so it is forbidden to seek employment or paid work.
What are the documents required to apply?
Before applying online, you will need to gather all the documents you are required to provide. The list is really short and it is probable you already have everything:
A valid passport – that needs to be valid for at least six months after your intended date of departure.
A passport scan – of the information page. Here you will find instructions on how to make the best passport scan for your application.
E-mail address – since your eVisa will be sent to you via e-mail when you apply with iVisa.
Means of payment – like credit/debit cards or Paypal are accepted by iVisa.
How long is the Bahrain eVisa valid?
The Bahrain eVisa is valid for 90 days from the date of approval.
What are the processing times and prices?
With iVisa, you will have three available options when it comes to processing time and the price of your eVisa will depend on which you choose. Here are the options with their prices:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 10 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 eVisa in only 72 hours, and you will be charged USD 179.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the Bahrain eVisa work?
iVisa can use the Bahrain eVisa system to process an eVisa, the same as all travelers, travel agents, airlines and other specialist service providers.
To get your visa, we enter your information into the Bahrain eVisa system, then, they check it out and advise us of the outcome of each application.
How long does it take to apply for a Bahrain eVisa?
Filling in the application form will take you less than 10 minutes. And that's all! We will take care of the rest and shortly you will be notified about the status of your application by email.
How can I apply for a Bahrain eVisa?
There are only three steps you need to follow to apply:
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.
What happens after I have applied?
Before you submit your application, you will receive your Bahrain eVisa by email in the timeframe you choose. You do not need to deal with an embassy anymore, we do it for you so you do not lose time. Next, you will need to print out a version of your Bahrain eVisa and present it along with your passport once you enter Bahrain.
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 foreigners entering Bahrain require a visa, even kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can do it perfectly just introducing his or her data when you apply here. In case you need to apply for more than one person, just click on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and complete the info required.
Do I need a Bahrain eVisa if I am in transit through Bahrain?
If you plan to leave the Bahrain airport, then you will need to apply for a Bahrain eVisa. If you just stay in the transit lounge, then an eVisa is not required.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
We will notify you by email as soon as the Bahrain government approves your visa.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If this is your case, please contact one of our customer service representatives as soon as possible to assist you.
As your Bahrain eVisa is linked to your passport number, you will have to apply again if we already submitted your application. However, another service fee will NOT be charged to you.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Bahrain eVisa?
Sometimes, putting your personal information on the Internet can be risky if it gets into the wrong hands. But this is not the case. iVisa provides maximum safety for your personal information since we invest a lot in the security of our database. That is why we have a lot of happy customers, and you can read their testimonials here.