Notice: Updated entry requirements, effective 00:00 Bahrain time, 4 September 2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Notice: Updated entry requirements, effective 00:00 Bahrain time, 4 September 2020.

In light of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 11 March 2020 declaration that the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is a global pandemic, the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain announces the following revised measures with effect from 00:00 Bahrain time on 4 September 2020:

1. Entry is restricted to Bahraini citizens, residents, GCC citizens who do not need a visa, passengers eligible to obtain a visa on arrival, passengers with a valid eVisa, diplomats, military personnel, airline crew, or holders of official, service or UN passports.

2. Visas on arrival are reintroduced for citizens of nationalities that are eligible for it. To determine eligibility, please visit evisa.gov.bh. To obtain an eVisa prior to your departure, please visit evisa.gov.bh.

3. All passengers must undergo a PCR test (at their own expense) on arrival. Arrivals must remain in self isolation until the result of the PCR test is determined. Any passenger staying in Bahrain for ten (10) days or longer must repeat the PCR test on the 10th day following their arrival in the Kingdom.

For inquiries regarding visa application to the Kingdom of Bahrain, please contact:

National Passport and Residence Affairs (NPRA)
Exhibitions Ave, Manama, Bahrain
Tel. No.: (+973) 1753 0902
Fax No.: (+973) 1753 4490
Email: evisa@gdnpr.gov.bh / evisa@npra.gov.bh
Website: https://evisa.gov.bh/