To support the application, you must supply the following copies of documents:
- A copy of the reservation for the return flight.
- A photocopy of the applicant's passport photo page.
- A copy of your hotel reservation in Bahrain. If you are staying with a relative, please give a copy of their CPR Reader printout as an alternative.
- A copy of a bank statement in the visitor's name for the last three months, with an ending balance.
- Optionally, you may supply the following copies of papers to support your application:
- A copy of the GCC and/or any visa from the United States, Schengen, the United Kingdom, Europe, or Canada.
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Who is eligible to fly to Bahrain?
- Entry is restricted to Bahraini nationals, residents, GCC citizens who do not require a visa, passengers who are qualified for a visa on arrival, passengers who have a valid eVisa, diplomats, military personnel, airline staff, and holders of official, service, or United Nations passports.
- For citizens of qualified countries, visas on arrival have been reinstated. So see if you're eligible or to get a Visa before you leave.
Arrival in Bahrain:
- Prior to departure, all travelers are strongly requested to download the official "Be Aware" App.
- To prevent delays upon arrival, all travellers must complete the Ministry of Health's Health Statutory Declaration before departure.
- Upon arrival, all travellers must undergo a PCR test (at their own expense) and remain in self-isolation until the PCR test results are known.
- Payments can be done via the official "Be Aware" App, the Bahrain eGovernment Portal, or a designated airport kiosk that accepts cash or credit cards.
- To prevent delays upon arrival, it is strongly recommended that you consult Bahrain eVisa through GulfAir.
- On the tenth day after their arrival in Bahrain, every passenger remaining for more than ten (10) days must have a repeat PCR test.
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What to do before flying to Bahrain?
What are the rules at the airport?
- Bahrain Airport is undergoing Covid-19 testing. Unless traveling from a Red List country, citizens and residents with proof of vaccination or recovery using the Bahrain app do not need to undergo PCR testing on arrival.
- Travelers from the GCC who have proof of vaccination are likewise exempt. On arrival, all other passengers must get a Covid 19 PCR test with Bahrain eVisa (at their own expense).
- The charge includes a test upon arrival as well as two more exams, one on the fifth day and the other on the tenth day of the visit. The price remains the same regardless of how long visitors stay in Bahrain, and there is no requirement for a minimum stay.
- Arriving travelers who do not qualify for a quarantine exemption must stay at home or in a government-approved hotel for ten days. On day 10, another PCR test will be performed, with a negative result ending the quarantine period. The Bahrain app allows travelers to pay for their exams before they arrive. Cash is accepted as well, however it may create delays.
- Bahrain International Airport (airport code: BAH) is Bahrain's only public airport and a regional hub for Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air. Several international airlines offer connections between Bahrain and the United States via the Gulf or Europe.
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