Visas

  • Visa requirements

    Visas are required by all visitors to Bahrain except passport holders of the GCC States.

  • Entry requirements

    All passport holders should ensure their passport is valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Bahrain, and carry onward or return air tickets.

  • Visa on Arrival

    Passport holders from 60+ countries are granted visas on arrival. Passport holders from these countries are also eligible to apply for an e-visa ahead of their arrival. To check your eligibility for a visa on arrival, or to apply online for an e-visa please visit: www.evisa.gov.bh

  • E-visas

    Passport holders from 30+ countries are exclusively granted e-visas ahead of their arrival. To check eligibility for an e-visa and to apply online please visit: www.evisa.gov.bh

  • Exhibitors & Conference Attendees

    Exhibitors and conference attendees who are eligible for e-visas may also apply via the organisers. To check your eligibility for an e-visa please visit: www.evisa.gov.bh

    To apply via the organisers please complete the visa application form and upload it to the secure folder (coming soon) on this page, together with clear copies of relevant passport pages before 4 September 2021.

    A charge of BD 32.550 (USD 86.10) for two week visa or BD 44.100 (USD 117.60) for one month visa (NOC) is payable in advance. These prices are inclusive of 5% VAT.

  • Media visas

    In line with many countries, there is a requirement for international media to register for a media visa ahead of their visit and provide a list of all the technical equipment that will be brought in to the country in order to clear customs. International media includes journalists, reporters and accompanying crew members, all of whom should contact the Bahrain of Ministry Information Affairs to ensure smooth entry to the country. For further information on requirements and to apply online visit: www.mia.gov.bh

Apply to the Organisers

Exhibitors and conference attendees only. To apply via the organisers, please complete the below visa application form and upload it to the secure folder (coming soon), together with clear copies of relevant passport pages before 4 September 2021. Follow this file naming convention:

  • Your name_Registration Confirmation Number_GEO Visa Application Form
  • Your name_Registration Confirmation Number_Passport Pages

A charge of BD 32.550 (USD 86.10) for two week visa or BD 44.100 (USD 117.60) for one month visa (NOC) is payable in advance and is listed in the application form. These prices are inclusive of 5% VAT.

The organisers cannot be held responsible for anyone who fails to obtain a visa as they are issued entirely at the discretion of the Bahraini authorities.

Download application form:

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QUESTIONS?

For further assistance please contact:

Basma Al Shehabi
Visa Officer
Informa Markets
E: [email protected]
T: +973 17 550033