Types of Tourist Visa to Bahrain

    It is mandatory for those who wish to visit Bahrain to hold a valid Visa, except Citizens of Gulf Cooperation Council. Here is a list for the different types of Visas for Bahrain.

    Types of Visa to Bahrain

    The type of Visa for Bahrain you require will be applicable depending on, the purpose of visit, sponsorship requirement, Standard/E-VISA, Multiple or single entries & Place of issue.

    • Tourist Visa -
    • This kind of Visa is issued for the stay of two weeks to citizens of the European Union, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand and the USA.

    • Visitor Visa -
    • This Visa is for other foreign nationals. It requires a sponsorship from a Bahrain nationality. This Visa is valid for a month.

    • 72-Hour & Seven-Day Visa -
    • This Visa is for Business Visitors who visit for a short stay, a return ticket is required to obtain this Visa.

    • Business Visa -
    • This Visa is also for business purposes but for those who stay longer than a week. This is valid for up to four weeks. This Visa requires NOC from Bahraini sponsor. .

    • Work Visa -
    • This Visa is required when a person is taking up employment in Bahrain. This Visa is valid for one or two years.

    • Family Visa -
    • This is also called residence permit. This Visa is given to family members of those working in Bahrain. The family members aren't allowed to work unless the obtain appropriate work Visas. 

      Steps to apply for a Visa to Bahrain

      Steps of application depend upon the type of Visa required.

      • Check eligibility for Bahrain Visa.
      • Apply online for the type of Visa required.
      • Check the status of E-VISA Application.

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      Reasons why Visa gets rejected

      • Incomplete or fraudulent documentation.
      • Applicant’s past or current records such as criminal activities.
      • Insufficient funds.

      Things to keep in mind

      • Arrival & Departure - timings & tickets.
      • Documents & Adequate no. of photographs in prescribed size.

      Note - We do not provide Business or Work visa.


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