Visa Information

Apply for a short-term Visa

For further information regarding Visa applications, please contact:

Imran Ahmed Abraham
Mobile: +973 38 866 512
Tel: +973 17 786 484
Fax: +973 17 785 901

Important Information

  • GCC nationals do not require an entry visa for Bahrain.
  • All other nationals residing in GCC who have a valid residence permit in their respective countries for at least 6 months will get an entry visa for Bahrain for one week on arrival at the Bahrain Airport or Causeway.
  • Nationals of some EU countries, Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland and USA may obtain visas on arrival for tourist or business stays of up to 2 weeks. The fee is approximately US$15. If working for a media company (e.g. a newspaper or TV company) a special invitation from the Bahrain authorities is required.
  • Some Europeans, Americans, Malaysians by birth do not require a visa in advance. They will get a one-week visa at the Bahrain Airport immigration counter. Please check your eligibility here.