Visiting and moving to Bahrain

Visiting Bahrain

Bahrain is renowned for its welcoming culture and warm hospitality. To safeguard public health, entry is currently open only to Bahraini citizens and residents; GCC citizens who don’t need visas; passengers eligible to obtain visas on arrival; passengers with valid eVisas; diplomats; military personnel; airline crew; and holders of official, service or UN Passports.

Visas on arrival have been reintroduced for citizens of eligible nationalities. To determine eligibility, and to obtain an eVisa prior to your departure, please visit the eVisa website.

Moving to Bahrain

Moving to a new country can be overwhelming, but all in all an exciting experience as well. Bahrain is a very welcoming, and hospitable country. It is home to people from different cultures and ethnicities; Bahrain is your home away from home!

If you plan on working in here, your employer will need to arrange a valid Work permit and a residence Visa prior to your arrival. Work Visas are issued by the Labor Market Regulatory Authority. For more information, please visit the Labour Market Regulatory Authority's website.


Use the provided eServices immediately, effortlessly, and around the clock Go to eServices Portal.

Government Services Catalogue

Find information about the offered government services across different channels Browse Services Catalogue.

Content Last Updated: 26 Feb, 2023

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