Learn More: Tourist eVisa
The Bahrain Tourist eVisa is an official document allowing entry into and travel within Bahrain for purposes of tourism.
WHO CAN ENTER BAHRAIN WITH THIS DOCUMENT
The Bahrain Tourist eVisa is available for citizens of over 100 countries.
OBTAIN THE BAHRAIN TOURIST E-VISA
To obtain the eVisa, you must fill out an application with some information about yourself and your flight. Only Residents of Bahrain, GCC citizens and passengers eligible to obtain a visa on arrival can travel from red list countries. Check the FAQs below to find out your eligibility.
DISPLAY THE DOCUMENT
Once the application is submitted and accepted, the document to your email. It must be shown to the immigration officers upon arrival. See FAQs for quarantine requirements.
Required Documents to Apply
A photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport. Indian passport holders must additionally supply a copy of the passport's last page.
A copy of a return air ticket.
According to your nationality, you will be required to upload some additional documents:
A copy of your hotel booking in Bahrain. Alternatively, in case you are staying with a relative or friend, you must provide a copy of their CPR Reader's printout.
A copy of a stamped bank statement under the visitor's name dated within the past three months with an ending balance of no less than the equivalent of 800 USD.
The Bahrain e-Visa is valid for 30 days after issued.
The expiry date on the visa page is for your first entry date into Bahrain only, after which you receive the full validity period.
The Bahrain e-Visa comes with Multiple Entry and with a maximum stay of 30 days Per Entry.
Applicants must be outside the Kingdom of Bahrain when applying for this visa.
You must enter Bahrain through the airport. You cannot use this visa to enter Bahrain via the King Fahad Causeway.
A proof of accommodation is required to obtain the travel document. The dates in this document MUST match the travel dates selected in the application. This is a requirement that is demanded by the government in order to issue the travel document.
You must have a valid/confirmed onward travel ticket to leave Bahrain.
You must be capable of supporting yourself (and dependents if traveling with you) financially during the visit.
The visa expiry date is the latest date on which you may enter Bahrain with this e-Visa.
If the visa expires before entry to the Kingdom of Bahrain, the applicant must reapply.
Your visa must expire before you can apply for another. Note that visas are issued one at a time.
The purpose of visit must be tourism, business or investment.
You must not take up paid employment during your visit to Bahrain.
Your passport must be valid for the length of time you will be in Bahrain, or the length of the visa, whichever is longer.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Last Updated: 13/10/21
Red list countries: Ukraine, Mongolia, Mexico, Tunisia, Iran, Iraq, Philippines, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Romania
No, you don't. As of today, COVID vaccination passports or certificates are not mandatory to enter Bahrain.
Accepted vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson. You are considered vaccinated if all doses of a vaccine against SARS-Cov-2 have been administered for at least two weeks before traveling.
Since information may change quickly, we advise you to follow up on the latest Bahrain travel updates and/or contact your local embassy.
- COVID test prior to arrival: PCR within 72 hours (48 hours for red list arrivals)
- COVID test exemptions: Fully vaccinated travelers that are eligible to obtain an on-arrival visa or travelers with vaccination certificates from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Greece, Cyprus, Hungary, Israel and the Seychelles and children under 12
- Quarantine requirements: 10 days for unvaccinated travelers and arrivals from red list countries
- Quarantine exemptions: Fully vaccinated residents of Bahrain or GCC and fully vaccinated travelers that are eligible to obtain an on-arrival visa and can prove full vaccination status from Bahrain or Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Greece, Cyprus, Hungary, Israel or the Seychelles and have not visited or transited through 'Red List’ countries within 14 days
Applicants of all nationalities will need to submit the following:
- Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport plus a copy of the passport last page for Indian passports.
- Copy of return air ticket.
For applicants of some countries, the following will also be required:
- Copy of hotel booking in Bahrain. Alternately, in case you are staying with a relative, please provide a copy of their CPR Reader's printout.
- Copy of a bank statement under the visitor's name covering the last three months with an ending balance of not less than the equivalent of BD300 (~800USD)
Yellow Fever vaccine is required if traveling from a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
More information in the following link:
- Standard Processing: 7 Business Days
- Rush Processing: 6 Business Days
- Super Rush Processing: 5 Business Days
- You have to be outside of Bahrain
- You must have a valid passport document
- You must have Return Flight Tickets
- You must be able to support yourself while in Bahrain
- Your entry should not violate the security and welfare of Bahrain nationals
- You have to use your Bahrain e-Visa within 30 days of its approval
- In order to apply for another visa, you must have used your previous visa, or it needs to have expired.
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