Visas are required by all visitors to Bahrain except passport holders of the GCC States.
All passport holders should ensure their passport is valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Bahrain, and carry onward or return air tickets.
VISA ON ARRIVAL
Passport holders from 60+ countries are granted visas on arrival. Passport holders from these countries are also eligible to apply for an e-visa ahead of their arrival. To check eligibility for a visa on arrival, or to apply online for an e-visa please visit: www.evisa.gov.bh
Passport holders from 30+ countries are exclusively granted e-visas ahead of their arrival. To check eligibility for an e-visa and to apply online please visit: www.evisa.gov.bh. A charge of BD 31 (US$ 82) for two week visa or BD 42 (US$ 112) for one month visa (NOC) is payable in advance and is listed in the application form.
Journalists, media and accompanying crew members are required to register for a media visa in advance of their visit to Bahrain. Applications should be made directly to the Department of International Media Affairs for Foreign Media at the Bahrain Information Affairs Authority. For further information on requirements and to apply online for a media visa, please visit the Bahrain Information Affairs website.