Information about Bahrain
Population: 698,585 inhab. (2007)
Capital: Manama 150.400 inhab. (2007)
Official Languages: arabic
The flag carrier of Bahrain is Gulf Air (GF)
Main cities: Manama, Al Muharraq
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Bahrain in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Bahrain, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Bahrain - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Time Zone: (GMT+3) Summer Time (GMT+3)
Travelers must download the 'BeAware Bahrain' mobile app and sign a self-isolation agreement.
Travelers who can present a valid certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19 are exempt from quarantine requirements. Vaccinated travelers must still meet the testing requirements after arrival, but quarantine will not be required. Proof of vaccination must be uploaded to the 'BeAware Bahrain' mobile app and travelers will receive a 'vaccination certification card' proving acceptance of vaccination status. All vaccines approved by the World Health Organization are accepted, the final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Travelers must be quarantined for 10 days in a private residence or government facility. Proof of a prepaid reservation in the traveler's name is required prior to departure. Alternatively, travelers who can present proof of ownership or lease, either on their behalf or that of an immediate family member, can self-quarantine at their private residence. Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from quarantine requirements and can provide proof of a positive COVID-19 test, issued at least 14 days prior to departure and no more than 8 months prior to departure.
Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 48 hours, must be provided upon departure. The test result must have a QR code. Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from the testing requirements and can provide proof of a positive COVID-19 test, issued at least 14 days prior to departure and no more than 8 months prior to departure.
PCR tests will be administered on arrival, day 5 and day 10. Tests must be paid for via the 'BeAware Bahrain' mobile app for a total of approximately $ 96 USD.
For more details Ministry of Health, Bahrain