How to get a Bahrain Visa
Complete online application
Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in less than 5 minutes
Receive your travel visa
We will send you your approved visitor's visa in a couple of days - without you having to go anywhere!
Start your journey
Show your passport and the visitor’s visa that we will send you when you arrive in Bahrain.
Requirements for Bahrain Visa
- A copy of your passport
- Return air tickets
- Proof of accommodation in Bahrain
- An email address to receive your visa
- A bank card to pay
For the Formula 1 visa, you will need the same documentation, but you can only apply for this visa if you have a grand prize ticket.
If you are missing any of these items, your application will be saved so that you can complete it at a later stage.
The online Bahrain visa application form is managed online, without going to an embassy or consulate. The visa application has been simplified on Visagov to facilitate processing and minimise the possibility of error.
Please print out your visa and present it on arrival in Bahrain.
Do you need more information? See our complete guide: How to get a visa for Bahrain
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FAQ BAHRAIN VISA
How long does it take to get an e-Visa for Bahrain?
The visa application will take no more than 5 minutes. However, the approval of the application is not immediate. It takes between 5 and 7 working days.
What are the requirements to obtain a visa for Bahrain?
In order to apply online, you must have an ordinary passport with a validity period of more than six months from your arrival date, and a return ticket. Depending on your nationality, you may also have to submit your hotel reservation and a bank statement stamped. Once you start the application process, you will be shown a list of the required documents.
Where do I apply for an e-Visa for Bahrain?
You can apply online at visagov.com.
How much does the e-Visa for Bahrain cost?
The price of the e-visa for Bahrain depends on the type of visa you select. The single-entry, which is a 2-week visa, costs 51€; and the multi-entry which is a 1-month visa costs 99€.
What do I have to present when I arrive in Bahrain?
You must present your original passport and your e-visa together with your printed proof of payment.
Do I need a visa to travel to Bahrain?
All travelers need a valid visa to travel to Bahrain, except citizens of Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
You can use our eligibility checker to see if you need a visa to visit bahrain.
Do I need to present a printed copy of my e-visa for Bahrain?
Yes, you need to bring your printed visa and present it together with your original passport.
How many entries does the e-Visa for Bahrain allow?
This depends on the type of e-Visa you select when you apply. You may apply for a single entry visa which allows a stay of up to 2 weeks, or a multi-entry visa, valid for 3 months from the first entry, which allows for multiple stays of 30 days per entry.
What vaccines are required to travel to Bahrain?
You do not need to attach any vaccination certificates to your application.
Can I enter Bahrain more than once with my e-visa?
You can enter Bahrain multiple times, but only with the Multi-entry e-Visa, as it is valid for 3 months from the date of entry; however, you cannot exceed 30 days of maximum stay on each visit.
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR A BAHRAIN VISA
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
Bahrain e visa: More information
The Bahrain eVisa can be requested for 15 days with a single entry, or for 30 days or 1 year with multiple entries. There is a maximum stay of 90 days per entry.
The Formula 1 visa is valid for 30 days, with a maximum stay in the country of 14 days. It is not possible to enter the country with this visa if you do not have an entry for the Grand Prix.
The Bahrain immigration authorities reserve the right to refuse entry to any foreign citizen who may represent a threat to the security or interests of the country.