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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Bahrain
Data Last Updated: September 07, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

As of July 26, Bahrain has reopened its borders to International visitors. 

International arrivals are now permitted to Bahrain for passengers holding electronic visas and those eligible for visas on arrival. Visitors must undergo a Covid PCR test upon arrival at the airport and must shoulder the cost of such test. Anyone staying longer than 10 days will be required to take a second PCR test on their 10th day into the country. 

List of  Countries Eligible to Get Visa Online

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

On April 9, Bahrain announced that shopping malls and some stores will reopen. Bahrain is one of first nations to ease lockdown. 

Until further notice, social distancing measures are in place, face masks are mandatory in public, public gatherings are banned and public venues are closed.

Airlines & Transport

Bahrain has resumed flights effective September 4. Authorities have also eased travel restrictions for residents of neighboring Gulf countries.

Public transportation in Bahrain is operating.

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Information for Non-Tourists

Bahraini citizens, residents, and passengers with Prior Permission Granted are allowed entry, and will be subject to COVID-19 test screening and potential quarantine for 14 days. 

Effective Aug. 20, Bahrain stopped the mandatory 10-day quarantine period for all arrivals into the country. Under the new measures, all arriving passengers will be tested twice, once on arrival and another 10 days later. If the first test result is negative, they can end their self-isolation. 


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Deaths

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